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Glucose Vs. Fructose (And Why Fructose Is So Bad For You)

What’s the difference between glucose and fructose?

A lot, according to your brain!

Glucose is a simple sugar derived from the breakdown of carbohydrates, and it is what fuels the brain. Fructose on the other hand is a relatively new dietary staple for the brain. And it’s not a good one.

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Endometreosis Alleviated By Diet?

Endometriosis is one of the more common, and less commonly diagnosed reproductive issues for women. Although many women have it, few are given an upfront diagnosis. Although all the symptoms may be present, there is no way to determine with any certainty that someone has endometriosis unless a laparoscopy is done. Because a laparoscopy is a surgery, and therefore a risk, they are not generally conducted unless the woman is trying, and having difficulty conceiving.

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Healthy Gut, Healthy Body: Making Tasty Bone Broth

Bone broth in Chinese medicine is a very important component of the diet. More than just a stock, bone broth is slowly simmered for 24-72 hours. Made with (organic) beef, pork, or chicken bones (pescatarians can also use fish bones), the process of slow cooking the broth leeches all of the important minerals and fats from the bones, marrow, and gelatin. Consuming bone broth helps reduce inflammation and helps heal the gut microvilli for improved digestion; the gut in Chinese medicine is the source of all blood formation, which makes it imperative in reproductive medicine. Healthy gut equals healthy body!

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