Category Archives: Nutrition News & Views

Restoring A Leaky Gut: A Plan, Not A Pill – Section 2

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Section 2 of a 2 Part Series.   (Click Here to Read Part 1) Our grandparents ate meat and dairy without ill effects. But, their diet was free from processed foods, furthermore, desserts and sweets were an occasional treat. They also ate lots of green leafy whole foods. This is no longer true today. Over the last 100 […]

Restoring A Leaky Gut: A Plan, Not A Pill

All disease begins in the gut

Section 1 of a 2 Part Series When it all works properly, your gut is the keystone of health. When it breaks down, watch out! What’s A Leaky Gut Got To Do With It?  Your gut is designed sort of like a scrunched up shag carpet. The carpet’s individual shags are covered with small protrusions called villi. […]

Making Sense Of The Vitamin D3 – K2 Connection

There are several ways to make brick, but only one way to make a bone. We would never consent to using cheaply made bricks to construct our homes. Neither should we skimp when it comes to the structure of our bodies. Understanding what goes into the building blocks of a strong, healthy body helps in […]

Stevia use is trending down, Monk Fruit on the rise

Stevia Use is Down - Monk Fruit On The Rise

Pure Therapeutics is one of the first supplement companies to completely eliminate all stevia/sugar based sweeteners from our formulas. When a sweetener is necessary (typically protein or other powders), we’ve chosen to replace Stevia with Monk Fruit. Other supplement companies are catching on and following our lead which is welcome to an industry filled with […]

The Disease Your Health Care Provider Doesn’t See

Intestinal Permeability (aka Leaky Gut) is a dangerous and hidden cause of chronic illness that, until recently, medical science hardly recognized. It can masquerade as fatigue, anxiety, depression, digestive symptoms, weight problems, and other serious conditions…It’s been found in association with chronic diseases including: asthma, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, irritable bowel, psoriasis, cancer, and heart failure… […]

Whole Foods on a Budget

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I’m happy to tell you that eating whole foods on an extremely limited budget is possible. Notice, I didn’t say easy. It takes commitment, planning and determination, but it can be done! I was surprised when I was able to purchase food for a small family of two with the amount that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance […]

My Unofficial Costco Organic Foods List

“Costco Organic Foods” is a list I originally put together for my son-in-law, David in 2008. He has a Costco membership, but lives a distance from a store. Because, he will be the one driving to the store and shopping, he wanted to know what organic food products I found at Costco (Sam’s has similar […]

Almost Free Bone Broth

It’s that time of year, when we fight the flu and colds. Bone Broth is a super-nutritious way to fortify your body. I have regularly made chicken soup with a whole chicken, but I’ve never made broth from bones. This recipe is a way to have a nutritious broth (and then soup), at a fraction […]

Good GOOT

GOOT: Garlic Oil Ointment Effective Remedy for Colds and Flu This year, the cold and flu season came early. I’m always on the lookout for effective home remedies. Do you automatically reach for Vicks VaporRub when you or your kids have a cold or the flu? While there are many healthful ingredients in Vicks VaporRub, […]

Wholesome Treats…Isn’t an Oxymoron

Let’s admit it…we LOVE our snacks. That’s what makes eating healthy such a chore. We’re addicted to chips and cookies and ice cream. Snacking on junk food is the number one reason people won’t give whole foods a chance. What would you say if I told you, “You can eat healthy and still have your […]