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Spring Allergies

  • Avoiding common food allergens such as casein, gluten, and soy can significantly reduce the body’s “inflammatory & allergenic” response to spring pollen and other airborne allergens.
  • The following supplements are some of my favorite and can be extremely helpful for reducing sneezing, runny nose, burning/watery/red eyes, and congestion:
  • N.B. If you are a vegetarian and intend on taking health supplements, it is important to make sure that the pill capsules used are suitable for vegetarians and are not made using gelatine. Ideally, any supplements in pill form should be made using pill capsules similar to these vegetarian capsules 01.
    • Quercetin
    • Bioflavonoids
    • Vitamin C
    • NAC
    • Probiotics
    • Essential Fatty Acids

Spring Detoxification/Cleanse

  • For 3-7 days try the following regiment to support your body’s detoxification systems:
    • Eat ONLY the following foods: vegetables (with strong emphasis on cruciferous vegetables), fruits (only berries and apples), raw nuts/nut butters, and seasoning/condiments
    • Apple Cider Vinegar – 1-2 tsp 2-3x daily
    • A vegetarian based protein drink: rice, hemp, pea protein. Try to get 10-20grams of protein at least 2x/day
    • Drink half your body weight in ounces of purified water daily. Can squeeze lemon juice into the water and/or add Apple Cider Vinegar (above)
    • Natural herbal teas including Green Tea
    • Limit your coffee intake to 1 cup per day and make it organic
    • Avoid ALL other foods, liquids, etc, for this time period
    • Take nutrients in the form of supplements that aid and assist the body’s phase I & phase II detoxification pathways:
      • Alpha Lipoic Acid
      • Glutathione
      • NAC
      • Tumeric
      • Milk Thistle
      • Dandelion
      • Artichoke
      • Taurine
      • Glycine
      • Methionine
      • Chlorella
      • TMG
      • Phosphatidyl Choline
      • Folinic Acid (5-MTHF form)
      • Methylcobalamin
Spring Health Tips
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