The Connor Wellness Clinic Blog: Anti-Inflammatory

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...
4 Anti-Inflammatory Recipes

4 Anti-Inflammatory Recipes

Bloat happens. It may be because you’ve eaten something that’s caused your stomach to start working overtime, or had a meal that’s a little high in salt, causing some water retention in your body. But what if your stomach is stirring up more than just gas? If you’ve...

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Omega 3 Rich Foods: Beyond the Sea

Omega 3 Rich Foods: Beyond the Sea

Omega-3 fatty acids are the equivalent of nutritional gold. That’s because they are nature’s anti-inflammatory nutrients and are used in most chemical functions in the body. While fatty fish is frequently considered the best source of this essential fatty...

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How to Optimize Your Omega-6 and Omega-3 Ratio

How to Optimize Your Omega-6 and Omega-3 Ratio

Today, most people are eating way too many Omega-6 fatty acids. At the same time, consumption of animal foods high in Omega-3 is the lowest it has ever been. A distorted ratio of these polyunsaturated fatty acids may be one of the most damaging aspects of the Western...

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Gluten: How Does it Affect Your Body?

Gluten: How Does it Affect Your Body?

WHAT IS GLUTEN?
A protein that is found in wheat, barley, and rye, gluten is the substance that makes most breads stretchy and elastic. As the name indicates, this gluten protein acts as a kind of “glue” to hold the bread together. And while gluten is great for making baked goods taste yummy, it is the only protein that is completely unable to be digested by the human body. Gluten is like glue in the intestinal track. This is why some people have a tendency to build up an intolerance or sensitivity to gluten. 
HOW DOES GLUTEN AFFECT THE BODY?

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What is Gluten?

What is Gluten?

And Why Are People Eliminating it From Their Diets? Gluten is a protein found in the endosperm of wheat. All grains are a relatively recent addition to the human diet, having become an integral part of our meals with the invention of agriculture. It is no surprise...

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