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14 04, 2018

Just in Time for Summer: Dairy-free Ice Cream!

April 14th, 2018|acne, Blog, Digestive problems, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, healthy snacks, shopping, Vegan|1 Comment

After what seems like the longest winter ever, nice weather is upon us.  And what better way to cool off on a warm day than with a delicious dish of ice cream. One of my all-time favorite foods, these dairy free treats will hopefully make your summer days a little brighter!   Luna & Larry's [...]

24 02, 2018

NEW Dairy-free & Gluten-free Products!

February 24th, 2018|allergies, Blog, Celiac, constipation, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, healthy choices for your pantry, healthy snacks, holistic health plan, Miscellaneous, nutrition|4 Comments

On my continued mission to find great gluten-free and dairy-free products, I have come across these items that I'd like to share:   Califa Farms Coconut Almond Milk: I bought this on a whim because I liked the bottle.  At first, I wasn't sure that I liked the taste but once I added it to [...]

12 08, 2017

To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

August 12th, 2017|babies with acid reflux, babies with severe colic, Celiac, cell building, constipation, cramping, Digestion, Digestive problems, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, heartburn, holistic health plan, Immunity, infant probiotics, Kids, leaky gut, Metabolism, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

Just how sensitive are probiotics? Clients frequently ask whether they should be refrigerated. The answer is yes, but not necessarily all the time. Here are some guidelines: -Don't leave them in a hot car or subject them to freezing temperatures (like the cargo hold of an airplane). -Do carry them in your purse or backpack [...]

22 07, 2017

BeWell’s Approach to Acne

July 22nd, 2017|acne, Food Allergies, holistic health plan, nutrition|Comments Off on BeWell’s Approach to Acne

Acne is the frustrating skin condition that has ruined many a prom date and challenges one in five American adults. Typical treatment protocols involve topical and systemic antibiotics, steroids and even hormonal agents, including oral contraceptives. Accutane is the drug of choice but one that has a high risk of depression, suicide, inflammatory bowel disease, [...]

8 07, 2017

Good bugs, not harmful drugs, for baby!

July 8th, 2017|babies with acid reflux, babies with severe colic, Digestive problems, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, infant probiotics, Kids, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on Good bugs, not harmful drugs, for baby!

Babies on prescription Zantac? Really?? Yes, it’s one of the most shocking practices in our medical culture. Babies with severe colic, acid reflux and stomach upset are miserable and need immediate and effective help. But Mylanta or Zantac are not the answer, especially not for long term use when it eventually compromises their ability to [...]

29 05, 2017

Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

May 29th, 2017|allergies, Blog, Celiac, Digestion, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, headaches, holistic health plan, leaky gut, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

Wonder whether you have an allergy to dairy OR whether you’re lactose intolerant? We learned last week that there are many ways that we can react to the same foods, in this case, dairy.  Let’s discuss the three ways we can react to casein, the main protein in cow dairy. These are the common symptoms [...]

29 04, 2017

Your Sinus Survival Guide

April 29th, 2017|allergies, Blog, cleanse, Food Allergies, healthy travel tips, holistic health plan, Immunity, sore throat remedies|Comments Off on Your Sinus Survival Guide

Do any of these symptoms sound like you or a family member? Always stuffy? Throat perpetually scratchy, froggy, or thick? Head pounding from sinus headache or infection? Multiple trips to the doctor each winter? If you said yes to any of the above, then this Sinus Survival Guide is for you! First, how do sinus [...]

22 04, 2017

Great Dairy-free Finds!

April 22nd, 2017|Blog, Digestion, Fatigue, Food Allergies, healthy snacks, nutrition, Vegan, Vegetarian|1 Comment

One of our specialties at BeWell is working with food allergies. Dairy is, by far, one of the most common allergies that I see with my clients. Most people like milk alternatives but cheese has been an ongoing challenge. So I have been on a mission to try out some of the new dairy-free options that [...]

1 04, 2017

The ABC’s of Allergy Prevention

April 1st, 2017|allergies, Blog, cleanse, eczema, Fatigue, Food Allergies, headaches, holistic health plan, Immunity, nutrition, probiotics|Comments Off on The ABC’s of Allergy Prevention

The ABC’s of Allergy Prevention: Get to Know Your Allergy Alphabet Spring is here and can mean not only beautiful weather but also a runny nose and itchy throat. Allergies mean that your immune system is working overtime. They're on the upswing since longer summers and warmer winters mean an extended growing season and more pollen in the [...]

18 03, 2017

Leaky What?

March 18th, 2017|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Digestion, Fatigue, Food Allergies, Immunity|Comments Off on Leaky What?

Do you have the following symptoms or habits? Gas, bloating, abdominal pain (often misidentified as“lactose intolerance”) Alternating constipation and diarrhea Chemical sensitivity and food allergies Do you engage in some of these habits? Regular use of over-the-counter pain medications (NSAIDS: non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such as Motrin, Aleve, etc.) Antibiotic use, especially 2 or more courses back-to-back [...]