Today's podcast comes from this article, Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Chronic Illness. Download the latest episode of Christian Natural Health!
Antiphospholipid Syndrome is an autoimmune condition in which the body attacks the phospholipids (fatty acids with a phosphate backbone) in the body. This can be a big deal, since we’re made up of cells, and phospholipids are the primary component of cell membranes. It’s not considered common (only 1-5% of [...]
Today's meditation comes from 2 Peter 1:3-8. Download the latest episode of Christian Natural Health!
Starch is an efficient way for plants to store glucose, in polysaccharides (sugar chains). There are two main types of polysaccharides: amylose and amylopectin. The former is more of a single chain (so you have to release the glucose molecules one at a time) while the latter is a series [...]
Today's meditation is on Hebrews 6:11-12. Download the latest episode of Christian Natural Health!
I had a hard time finding any information about the origins of seed cycling—but it’s a practice that is reasonably well known in naturopathic circles. The concept is, certain types of seeds (flax and pumpkin) promote estrogen during the follicular (first) phase of the menstrual cycle, and other types of [...]
Alcohol abuse is defined as more than three drinks in a day or seven in a week for women, and more than four drinks in a day or fourteen drinks per week for men. Over time, excessive drinking takes a toll on the body, as we all know—and its specific [...]
Today's podcast comes from this article on Metabolic Endotoxemia. Download the latest episode of Christian Natural Health!
It sounds like a mouthful, I know. So let me break down the words: metabolism refers to how your body takes food and turns it into energy and building blocks for repair, while eliminating waste (at the cellular level) produced as a byproduct of this process. As for endotoxemia: endo- [...]
Today's meditation comes from Isaiah 30:15. But we also jump around to: Hebrews 3-4 Jeremiah 6:16 1 Kings 8:56 Deuteronomy 33:12 Matthew 11:28 Psalm 139:17-18 Luke 12:7 Ephesians 3:17-19 Background music courtesy of Ben Sound at www.bensound.com Download the latest episode of Christian Natural Health!