Move Over Disease – These Four Spices have Super Powers


There are FOUR other spices that we’d like to discuss with you today. These four are also super spices that have long been recognized for their ability to fight disease. Now, don’t get us wrong…we aren’t saying that these spices can be used to cure disease all on their own…what we are saying is that,…

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How your Diet can help Alleviate Crohn’s Symptoms


Crohn’s Disease is a serious, and often misdiagnosed, chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. It can sometimes be confused with irritable bowel syndrome or ulcerative colitis. Most medical practitioners believe that it is caused by a combination of genetic, psychological, and bacterial factors, with the likelihood of developing the disease dramatically increasing when a family…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome – IBS – The More you Know

irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, sometimes misdiagnosed as colitis, is a functional disorder of the large intestine that results in abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and alternating periods of diarrhea and constipation. Surprisingly, IBS affects up to 20% of the population, mostly women, and is the 2ndbiggest cause of work/school absence due to illness (the common cold is…

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A-Z of Healing Herbs and Spices

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We thought we would change things up a bit today and focus on some healing herbs. Understanding the role of herbs (and, trying to navigate the aisles at your local health food store) can be overwhelming, to say the least. There are so many varieties, brands, and combinations available to consumers. If we choose to supplement…

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The Diverticulitis Diet and how we can Help


Diverticulitis is an infection of the diverticula (small, marble-sized sacs that line the inside of the digestive tract – specifically, the colon). It is estimated that roughly 10% of the North American population (over the age of 40) is affected by diverticulitis. Ranging in severity from minor discomfort to severe pain, and, in some cases,…

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Metabolic Syndrome and Your Diet

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Today, we’d like to talk about a topic that gets lots of attention, but that is often misunderstood. Metabolic syndrome refers to not one, but a cluster of health conditions. These include; high blood pressure, high blood sugar, fatty liver, and high cholesterol. Metabolic syndrome increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. The…

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Anti-inflammatory Diet | Role of Diet in Fighting Diseases like Cancer

cancer disease prevention foods

In the last couple of posts, we’ve been discussing the importance of an anti-inflammatory diet in treating a vast number of chronic conditions. The versatility and broad appeal of this diet can also be seen when discussing diseases like cancer and multiple sclerosis. At Ki’s Kitchen, we believe in following the general principles of this healthy…

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What is Fatty Liver and What you can do About it!

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Fatty liver, or “hepatic steatosis,” are terms used to describe the buildup of fat in the liver. While some fat is normal, more than 5-10% is considered a health problem. There are TWO kinds of fatty liver – alcoholic and non-alcoholic. As you can infer, the first type is the result of long-term consumption of…

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Proactive Health versus Reactive Health | My own Journey

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The following is not directed at any one person, and is not written with intention to offend anyone fighting critical, terminal, and life long illnesses.      It is all too often that we are much more reactive with our health, than practicing proactive health. This is most evident in how we treat our bodies.…

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Bowel Movements | Your Body’s Waste Matters

Bowel movements or can be referred to as, solid waste — colour, texture, scent, viscocity, shape, frequency, amount of force required for elimination are paramount to knowing what is happening in your body.   You see, my mom set me on a bowel movement schedule very, very early in my life. And, it has worked…

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