Should you fast when you’re sick?


This is a great question, and I’ve been getting it a lot lately, especially in today’s viral climate.  The first thing I want you to do is to listen to your intuition. Have you ever noticed that animals will naturally fast when they’re not feeling well. It’s one of the first signs that there might be something wrong with your pet when they stop eating. You have an inner doctor inside you, that speaks to you through cravings and feelings. So instead of worrying about what you should do, ask yourself --do I feel like fasting or eating right now?  Fasting & Viruses: There are several things we know happen to your body when you fast: Ketones prime the

How to avoid the FLU


Does it seem like everyone around you is getting sick? Do you cringe when you hear people coughing and hacking and blowing their nose? What can you do to protect yourself from falling prey to the flu when people around you are sick? Is it even possible? First, you have more control over your immune system than you think. There are two things that must happen simultaneously for you to get the flu: You are exposed to a flu virus or bacteria You have a weakened immune system that struggles to fight off that virus/bacteria You’ve likely been told to put all your efforts into avoiding the exposure. But I’m here to tell you that avoiding exposure is nearly impossible. […]

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