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Surprising Ways to Add Pickled Foods Into Each Meal, For Gut Health

By Hillary Bergh

When I mention pickles, most people I encounter automatically picture a cucumber, maybe cut into spears or coins or as relish, but almost always cucumbers. That’s why I’m here to tell you that there’s so much more!Incorporating pickles of all varieties is one way you can provide support to your body by directly “feeding” your digestive system with healthy bacteria (probiotics), nativ

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6 Surprising Benefits of Pickling Foods for Thyroid and Gut Health

By Hillary Bergh

What are the Health Benefits of Eating Pickled Foods?Eating pickles of all varieties helps your body to digest food by directly “feeding” your digestive system. Pickled foods contain healthy bacteria (probiotics), native yeasts and digestive enzymes. These contribute to healthy gut flora. Here's a easy DIY pickled beets recipe that I developed!Not only is pickling great for gut health,

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Bedridden by Hashimoto’s, I Turned to Food for Healing

By Hillary Bergh

Throughout my childhood, I suffered from psoriasis, various skin issues, extreme fatigue, digestive distress, migraines, mood swings, thinning hair, weak nails, and had trouble regulating my body temperature. I saw multiple doctors before I was finally diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, an autoimmune condition, in my teens. I was put on synthetic thyroid and estrogen hormones to manage

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