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Inflammation Fighting Smoothie
Dark leafy greens as well as certain fruits are a great way to help the body naturally fight off inflammation. Weâ€™ve put together a simple smoothie that can be consumed every morning to fuel your body and help reduce inflammation.
Â¾ cup orange juice
Â½ cup ice
1 cup strawberries, sliced
Â½ cup blueberries
2 tbsp flax seed
Additionally, it is great to add powder pre and probiotics to smoothies. This ensures we are feeding the microbiome the healthy bacteria it needs to flourish.
For additional protein, add in 1 scoop protein powder or 5oz of greek yogurt
Gluten-related intolerances such as gluten sensitivity or celiac disease need to be addressed as undiagnosed celiac disease has been associated with a nearly 4-fold increase risk of death.Â Gluten disorders show their presence in symptoms such as weight loss, bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain, iron deficiencies, skin disorders such as rashes, has an association with type 1 diabetes and results in abnormal liver function tests.Â
For patients who are experiencing unexplained autoimmunity, unexplained neurological problems, uncomfortable GI symptoms, skin rashes, and unexplained depression, practitioners should think of gluten!