Anointing with oil goes back to Exodus when God told Moses to anoint his brother, Aaron, and Aaron’s sons in order to separate them out from the rest of the people as ones God set apart as priests.
For many people, the very first sign of autoimmune illness is IBS, irritable bowel syndrome. IBS is characterized by alternating diarrhea and constipation, indigestion, nausea, passing excessive amounts of gas, and other gastrointestinal distress. Because it’s a syndrome, you don’t have to have all the symptoms to be diagnosed with IBS. As many as 60% of people with IBS also have fibromyalgia. Both are caused by leaky gut. Here are 4 unsettling symptoms of IBS and what to do about it. [Read more…] about 4 Unsettling Symptoms of IBS and What to Do About It
I grew up drinking cow’s milk every day. There was always a gallon or two in the refrigerator and we drank it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and with snacks. My parents and I never associated my perennial allergies with it; after all, I had been tested for allergies and milk never came up. My dad used low-fat powdered milk (which I thought was gross), but the thought of other types of milk never occurred to me (other than my trip to Egypt at age 16 where I was presented with buffalo milk, but that’s another story). It was not until recently that I started using full-fat coconut milk instead of cow’s milk. What are the advantages of using coconut milk over cow’s milk? Here’s a list of 5 advantages of coconut milk, plus some recipes.