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18 Healthy Reasons to Sip Kombucha

Margie King, GreenMedInfo Waking Times Fermented tea known as kombucha has been rapidly growing in popularity among health food lovers.  But it’s actually been around for thousands of years.  It originated in China in the third century B.C.  Then it made its way to Russia, India, and Japan where it became a staple among Samurai

10 Signs You Have Candida Overgrowth and What to Do About It

Dr. Amy Myers, Guest Waking Times You might be wondering, “What on earth is Candida?” Candida is a fungus, which is a form of yeast, a very small amount of which lives in your mouth and intestines. Its job is to aid with digestion and nutrient absorption but, when it is overproduced it breaks down

Risks and Benefits of Fermented Foods Consumption

Raluca Schachter, Guest Writer Waking Times  It is wise, beneficial and important to incorporate healthy foods in our diet, which our ancestors used in their traditional, local diets, keeping them healthy and long living. However, the way we do this in our modern times can sometimes go awry. The clinical reality of our crummy, inefficient digestion,

Get Rid of Candida, Quickly!

Erin Schumacher, Guest Writer Waking Times It’s a challenging problem to have, especially when you’ve been condemned to quit eating fruit and sweets for the rest of your life!  Think about it – eating fruit was NOT the cause of candida, how is it that removing fruits from the diet will get rid of candida? It doesn’t