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Jonell Francis
How Sugar Suppresses the Immune System

How Sugar Suppresses the Immune System

Does Sugar Really Suppress the Immune System? Our understanding of how food affects our bodies is constantly unfolding. Sometimes, that means giving up an old belief in light of newer evidence. In the 80's medical professionals and nutritionists believed sugar from an apple was no different in the body than sugar from a snickers bar. So, hog it down right? We also thought all fats were bad and that they were the culprit escalating heart disease. Now we know better. And new science is revealing how misinformed we once were about the role of dietary sugar in suppressing the immune...

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Jonell Francis
Relationship Help (in 3 minutes a day)

Relationship Help (in 3 minutes a day)

Relationship Help for Loneliness in Marriage Feeling a little "uncoupled" from your mate of late? Like you're living two separate lives and don't know each other like you once did? Relationship help is minutes away, and more importantly, you are not alone! A 2018 Pew Research Center survey found that 1 in 10 Americans say they feel lonely or isolated from those around them all or most of the time. It's an uneasy feeling to be out of step with those you love, but it may be a relief to know that you're not the only ones. In fact, it's...

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Jonell Francis
How Candida Causes Unwanted Weight Gain

How Candida Causes Unwanted Weight Gain

The Connection Between Candida Infection and Weight Gain Are you struggling with an extra 20-50 pounds of weight that won't go away? It could be candida overgrowth messing with your metabolism. Statistics tell us that candida overgrowth is the root cause of many health issues today. In fact it’s estimated by the Centers for Disease Control that approximately 46,000 cases of healthcare-associated invasive candidiasis occur each year in the US. Don’t underestimate the detrimental effects of this normally benign yet incredibly opportunistic yeast. Candida can quickly grow out of control and cause a major imbalance in your system through sugar...

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Jonell Francis
Epilepsy and the Microbiome, a Missing Diagnosis

Epilepsy and the Microbiome, a Missing Diagnosis

Epilepsy and the Microbiome For 100 years Johns Hopkins Medical Center has been treating epileptic children with a low sugar, high fat diet to stop seizures. In this post I'll unpack for you why this diet works, and why you should consider looking into the Microbiome for the root cause of Epilepsy, and experience significantly healthier brain function as a result. Epilepsy on the rise A 2017 report from Centers for Disease Control indicates the number of Americans with epilepsy is rising as population increase is falling. More than 3.4 million Americans have epilepsy. Another 200,000 new cases of epilepsy...

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