Digging Deeper Into Diet Sample Weekly Meal Plan

I know more than most how overwhelming diet changes can be, especially when going to a low-glutamate diet! While our compliance with a low-glutamate diet has fluctuated over the years, this meal plan is an example of keeping it lower in glutamate while maintaining some sanity with cleaner packaged food options.  There will ALWAYS be room for improvement in diet, and this is a better, not perfect, idea of a typical week. It is important to note that we always strive for more green vegetables in our meals. Ratios served can make a substantial difference. Some [...]

Digging Deeper Into Diet Sample Weekly Meal Plan2023-04-27T18:55:09-04:00

Yeast Overgrowth & Yeast Fighting Tea

So why an anti-fungal yeast/candida-fighting tea?  Yeast overgrowth is fairly common but is especially common in those with underlying gastrointestinal issues. Yeast can increase glutamate and result in high glutamate-type behavior, and yeast can also utilize glutamate as an energy source to allow it to proliferate.  If you have too much yeast in the gut, you can actually have symptoms of intoxication or drunkenness as sugary, starchy foods ferment in the gut to create alcohol (ethanol).  Alcoholism is related to yeast overgrowth. High levels of yeast can also deplete magnesium, iron, and calcium. Symptoms of Yeast Overgrowth [...]

Yeast Overgrowth & Yeast Fighting Tea2023-04-29T16:45:00-04:00
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