Why you are likely to encounter “false positives” when food allergy testing.
It is very common for clients to tell me that they’ve been tested for food allergies and now they can’t eat this and can’t eat that….and they’re very sad and depressed about it. The truth is that at the time of the food allergy testing their gut was likely inflamed and the microbiome, the good gut bacteria, and the bad bacteria were out of balance in the GI tract. That’s often what happens from years of poor eating habits, stress and environmental toxins. Test results can come out adversely different after a 90 day program of clearing up and re-balancing of the gut.
Identifying, through testing, if there is yeast overgrowth, is even more challenging, as each of us has a “normal” amount of yeast present in our bodies.
Watch the video blog below to learn more about what you can do before considering food allergy testing.
CSNNAA Nutrition Conference – 2016
What a thrill it was for me to present to nutritionists and health advocates May 28, 2016 at the CSNNAA (Canadian School of Natural Nutrition Alumni Association) Nutrition Conference in Toronto, Canada. The theme was “Uncovering Autoimmunity”. It was a day filled with great speakers and organized extremely well. The staff at CSNNAA were lovely, dedicated, and passionate about educating practitioners and the public on ways to heal autoimmune disease. I was beaming with joy to see how many people are stepping into this much needed profession. My presentation was titled, “Autoimmune, MS, and Beating the “Incurable” Label”. In today’s polluted world, the body is challenged more than ever to maintain homeostasis. Simply put – food changes body chemistry. Learning how to eat healthy is the most important first step towards greater health and vitality. I am grateful to have contributed to the conference and was inspired to see so many holistic nutritionists motivated to do great work in the world.
“We have been reviewing the surveys from the conference and all indications are that Ann Boroch’s presentation was excellent. It was emotional and inspiring. Ann received a standing ovation and having her as the last speaker was quite a memorable close to our conference. Thanks to K&M Productions for bringing her to our attention.” – Pat Farouk, Canadian School of Natural Nutrition Alumni Assoc./ 2016 Spring Conference (Toronto)
Click to watch video, but give yourself some time – full running length is almost an hour. Thank you.
I’d like to address the question I get a lot from people who are doing my Candida Cure 90-day program. “Why can’t I eat mushrooms and fermented foods?”
Carbohydrate and sugar addiction – a very real threat to your body’s well being.
When we hear the word addiction what first comes to mind is alcohol and drugs. Carbohydrate and sugar addiction is just as real and rampant but without the stigmas. Cravings for sugar and carbohydrates are two-fold. One your brain wants to feel pleasure, and two; candida wants its next meal.
I know this addiction well because I was a sugar addict until I was 18. I remember as a child waking up and going straight to the kitchen excited to eat sugared cereals, donuts, pop tarts, French toast, or pancakes. I distinctly remember eating a sugar sweetened cereal and adding more white sugar. My favorite part of the meal was scooping up the white sugar that was left at the bottom of the bowl. Throughout the day I would have cookies, pastries, sodas, candy, and always desserts after lunch and dinner. By teenage years sugar had a hold of me not only chemically but also emotionally. I started to binge eat and became bulimic. What made it even worse was that I physically couldn’t vomit…I tried each time without success, which brought on more self-hatred because I continued to gain weight. It was a painful destructive cycle because emotionally I felt helpless, and chemically, candida imbalances were driving me to eat more sugar.
Signs of Carb/Sugar Addiction:
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Addiction is the greatest social problem of our time. It causes damage and heartbreak. It tears families apart and ends lives. In the United States now, more people die from overdoses than car accidents.
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Just experienced my first New York blizzard! That was a lot of snow, but now added to my ever growing list of “firsts” since moving here last month. I’ve loved meeting with new clients in my new office in New York. I know, lots of “news”! For those that would like to see me for an in office visit, I am working Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in Manhattan out of Dr. Dean Mitchell’s office at: 57 West 57th St., Suite 601, NY, NY 10019. To schedule an appointment please call (818) 763-8282 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Besides the extreme weather and my new office hours, I’ve got a few other exciting things to share with you. First, I’m totally thrilled to have been asked to be one of the speakers at this year’s Recovery 2.0 Online Conference. (more…)
Happy New Year!
I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. Now it’s time to detoxify from all the indulgence. The best way to detoxify is to do my 90-day program found in The Candida Cure book or by seeing me for a consultation.
I am starting my practice in New York City today. (more…)
The holidays offer many opportunities for you to stray from your candida diet plan.
December is a month of merry making and that usually means lots of parties and more eating and drinking than usual. Two big things will set you back. Alcohol and sugar. Keep in mind that all alcohol is a neurotoxin and will slow down your candida program. If you do indulge, vodka is the best choice because it is distilled and has no sugar. Mix it with fresh lime/lemon juice or mineral water. Don’t drink tonic water or juice because they are high in sugar. As for food, don’t be too fanatical, but do try to avoid sauces and bread-y things and make the best choices possible.
If you’re planning on attending a party this holiday season, offer to bring this tasty “ranch-style” dip with plenty of fresh crudites or gluten-free crackers. This recipe, made with nutritious hemp seed, will be included in the upcoming “Candida Cure Cookbook”, due out March 2016. (more…)
I have a big announcement to make. I am moving my practice and myself to Manhattan in New York City at the end of December. Wonderful opportunities await me. I will be collaborating with an integrative MD and doing a lot more speaking and teaching.
I am going to miss everyone in Los Angeles. This has been my home for so many years. For all my clients on the West Coast, be rest assured that you can still seek my services via phone or Skype. And of course if you are in New York, please see me in person…details to come.
I am thrilled to have a beautiful apartment that looks out towards the Hudson River and New Jersey.
NEW! In stores March 15, 2016:
The Candida Cure Cookbook: Delicious Recipes to Reset Your Health and Restore Your Vitality by Ann Boroch