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JessicaRemmers

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Health Conditions:
  • Candida
  • Thyroid
Diet Types:
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegan

I have been health conscious for several years; working as an actress, I always wanted to look and feel my best. I have always needed to take good care of myself in order to really feel good…plenty of sleep, not too much junk food etc. Otherwise, it's easy for me to feel run-down. I have also struggled with Candida symptoms for years everything form skin problems to low energy to other complications. In my many attempts at different diets from paleo to vegetarian to strict anti-candida diets, I really couldn't find a lifestyle that truly made me feel my best or feel satisfied as something I could do long-term. When I was diagnosed with the anti-bodies for Hashimoto's disease, the doctor recommended going on a gluten-free diet. He explained a lot of people were able to keep their thyroid levels in check by making the switch. My own research also concluded that it is the first and most important thing to exclude from your diet if diagnosed with any auto-immune disease or for prevention. It seems that gluten (the protein found in wheat) has changed over the years making it very difficult to digest, therefore causing inflammation to the body which over time can lead to illness.  I must admit it took some time to take the leap to gluten-free…I dabbled with it here and there but wasn't particularly strict about it. It was't until New Years Day 2014 when I made the resolution and declaration to be as

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