The Connor Wellness Clinic Blog: Gut Health

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...

Anchovy-Free Olive Tapenade

Benefits of Olives It’s easy to forget that these beloved, salty snacks are one of the most commonly eaten and widely fermented foods in the world. In addition to their antioxidant properties and healthy unsaturated fats, olives also give you a burst of beneficial...

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Homemade Sauerkraut

What is Sauerkraut? Like kimchi, sauerkraut is also shredded cabbage that has been fermented by lactic acid. Sauerkraut, however, usually ferments at a higher temperature than kimchi, resulting in a higher concentration of lactic acid bacteria and a bit of a tangier...

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Homemade Kimchi

What is Kimchi? Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish of pickled vegetables, most commonly a mix of Napa cabbage and Korean radishes and sometimes other veggies and spices. Kimchi is made by lacto-fermentation, a preservation process in which food is fermented by...

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Accommodating Special Diets For The Holidays

Do you love to entertain but wonder how to accommodate special diets, food allergies and sensitivities? In years past, we’ve been oblivious to dietary restrictions. I would make one vegetarian dish and give myself a pat on the back for being thoughtful. But is it...

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Powerful Probiotic-Rich Foods (That Aren’t Yogurt!)

Many foods are beneficial for the gut, but some reign supreme in terms of their abundance of live microorganisms. Eating foods rich in probiotic microorganisms can help your digestive system function more efficiently and may contribute to a healthier...

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Understanding COMT

Improved working memory, executive function and higher IQ can rest in the mutation of a common gene, COMT. But as it controls estrogen, neurotransmitter, and toxin elimination, anxiety and mood swings are prevalent. Specifically, stimulating...

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