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The Cabral Concept

The Cabral Concept by Dr. Stephen Cabral was created for you, the health conscious individual looking to discover the little known factors to ideal wellness, weight loss, anti aging, Functional Medicine, Naturopathic medicine and detox. We uncover the root causes of why you're feeling stuck and unable to attain your goals and the action steps needed to live the life you always dreamed of. By following the Cabral Concept of "Change Your Body - Change Your Life," our community believes that by first rebalancing your body and mind, you will then be motivated to conquer any goals you set for yourself in life. I look forward to sharing these real world, proven, holistic wellness strategies with you straight from my Boston Naturopathic, Ayurvedic, and Functional Medicine practice!
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Dec 6, 2021
We’re quickly approaching that time of the year where we have to make some serious decisions about the trajectory of our life…
 
Yes, that is New Year’s, BUT don’t wait until January 1st to create your plan of action, AND make sure you do things differently this year…
 
So to get you started on the right path to success tune into today’s #CabralConcept 2131 where I share with you why you must throw out your to-do lists and do this instead - Enjoy the show and let me know if you have any questions!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/2131

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Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

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Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Dec 5, 2021

Thank you for joining us for our 2nd Cabral HouseCall of the weekend!

I’m looking forward to sharing with you some of our community’s questions that have come in over the past few weeks…

Let’s get started!   

Nicolo: I have noticed that my cuts take a long time to heal. Not the clotting part but just seems to take a lokng time to be fully healed.

Summer: Hi Dr Cabral! I recently found your podcast and have been bingeing episodes, they are such a wealth of knowledge. Thank you for what you do! I had a baby in July of 2020, an emergency c section after being in labor for almost 3 days. Ever since birth I feel like my body is holding onto a lot of inflammation. I know a c section is a major surgery so it would take a while to heal, but now being 15 months postpartum I am getting very discouraged I will never look the way I did before again. I am already gluten and dairy free - and did a poop test with X Company and have cut out those foods as well (most cruciferous vegetables/nuts/beans etc). I am at a loss as to what could be going on. I workout fairly regularly, drink lots of water and eat relatively healthy. Could this be parasite or mold related? Or is my body holding on to weight because I am still breastfeeding? How do I go about figuring out how to get back to my body pre baby? Thank you for the advice! - Summer

Joanna: Hi Dr Cabral What foods do you recommended to eat during a women's cycle at each phase, luteal, follicular, ovulation and menstruation? I am not referring to seed cycling but just general foods. As I have listened to your seed cycling podcast, but could not find any of other foods. Thank you so much

Audrey: Hi Dr Cabral. My 2 month old daughter has a sub glottic hemangioma that was blocking 60% of her airway. The dermatologist and ENT have her on Propanolol and want her to be on it for the next 6 months. I hate the thought of my young daughter being on heart medication. Eventually these stop growing when she is 1 year old but since it’s in her airway, we can’t take any chances. Is there an alternative treatment I could be giving her? I am nursing her as well, so anything I could be taking to help her? Thank you so much

Kristen: Hello! For the first time my almost five year old has had a fall allergy this year. He has a cough from something. He also has an allergy to egg and wheat. He has never been in antibiotics, was breastfed, and fights off viruses quickly when he does get sick. His dad has seasonal allergies and a few food sensitivities, so there is a genetic predisposition. What can I do for him that will help him get out of following down the same road? I know any type of strict detox is unrealistic for a young child. Thank you.

Morgan: Hi! Love your recent podcasts on gut health. I have been struggling with gut health issues for years and trying to figure it out with conventional medicine only, which has failed me unfortunately. What do I do if I tested and I have parasites, SIBO, candida overgrowth and H. pylori? Where does one even start when you have ALL these things?! Please let me know, I am so lost on where to begin!

Thank you for tuning into this weekend’s Cabral HouseCalls and be sure to check back tomorrow for our Mindset & Motivation Monday show to get your week started off right!

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Show Notes & Resources:

 http://StephenCabral.com/2130

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Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

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Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

 Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Dec 4, 2021

Welcome back to our weekend Cabral HouseCall shows!

This is where we answer our community's wellness, weight loss, and anti-aging questions to help people get back on track!

Check out today's questions: 

Holly: Hi Dr. Cabral, thank you for being such an inspiration and source of knowledge; you've transformed my health and now helping me transform my families too! My youngest son aged 3.5 often sleeps with his mouth open (breathing through it rather than his nose) I've heard you mention this isnt good and wondered 1. Why? 2. How I can make him a nose breather (if that's possible)? I also hear him grinding his teeth often in his sleep, is that something to worry about? Thanks again, Holly x

Anonymous: Hi Dr. C! Thanks again for all you do. I am doing the CBO and following it to a T. I did have a question as some of the food listed on your sensitive gut guide are "not approved" when it comes to removing or limiting traditional FODMAPs. For example asparagus, broccoli, beans, beets, watermelon, and squash. What is the difference in your plan vs that? I know you have a method to your madness but just curious on your variations. Are those foods not actually fermentable in our guts? Also as we reintroduce new foods down the road, what symptoms should we look for? Would they just be digestive disturbances since this is a gut protocol or would they mimic food sensitivity symptoms? Thanks again!!

Andrea: Hi! Thank you so much for answering my question! What is the minimum fat percentage you’d recommend for a woman? It seems like a very low fat percentage can sometimes cause hormonal dysfunction. Would you say 15% maybe?

Catherine: Can integrative medicine help people who suffer from arrhythmia?

Dar: I'm 39 years old and had low ferritin around 4. My specialist had a CT scan done and he noticed that one of my kidneys had shrunk quite a bit and believes only the one kidney is functioning but doing well. Is there anything I can do to try to regrow the shrunk kidney (most likely the MD said from a sports injury or since birth) I had told him I took a number of hits in physical sports growing up. Also what do you recommend for supplementing the remaining kidney with.

Maureen: Dear Dr. Cabral, Thank you for your amazing podcast. I look forward to it every day and have learned so many tips to improve my health. My question has to do with eating seeds. Every day, I put 2 Tablespoons Chia Seeds and 2 Tablespoons of Flax Seeds in the Daily Nutritional Shake. I blend this all up to make it easier to digest. I often eat Hemps Seeds later in the day for additional protein as well as pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds on my salad. Do you think this is too many seeds to eat in one day? Might I develop an allergy to them or is it hard on the digestive system to eat this many seeds?

Thank you for tuning into today's Cabral HouseCall and be sure to check back tomorrow where we answer more of our community’s questions!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/2129

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Get Your Question Answered:

http://StephenCabral.com/askcabral

 

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

 Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

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View all Functional Medicine lab tests

(View all Functional Medicine lab tests you can do right at home for you and your family)

Dec 3, 2021
Welcome back to this week’s #FridayReview where we’ll be covering the best of the week as well as reviewing these topics:
  • Save up to 25% at the EquiLife Holiday Sale
  • Clean Laundry Detergent (product review)
  • There’s No Plan B for Your A-Game (book review)
  • Sleep & Exercise (research)
  • Energy & Agriculture (research)
For all the details tune into today’s #CabralConcept 2128 – Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/2128

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Dec 2, 2021
It may sound strange, but one of the first places (if not the very first place) you should look for the root cause of why you have brain fog, fatigue, low mood, skin rashes, or acne is actually in the gut…
 
That’s because your gut is either helping you stay healthy by extracting life-giving nutrients, or it’s causing your body to become inflamed through dysbiosis and increased intestinal permeability…
 
It’s also not as complicated as it may seem…
 
And that’s why on today’s #CabralConcept 2127 I’d like to share with you an actual case study where we get to the bottom of those exact health issues and how we helped this client to rebalance their underlying root cause issues - Enjoy the show and let me know if you have any questions!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/2127

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Dec 1, 2021
Today’s podcast is a deep dive on how to use the science of intermittent fasting to safely burn more fat and boost metabolism while not damaging long-term hormonal health…
 
The problem with how many fasting programs are being implemented is that they overlook the long-term consequences to favor the short-term results…
 
This causes unnecessary metabolic health issues, which usually leaves you worse off from where you started initially… 
 
That’s why on today’s #CabralConcept 2126 we’ll look at how to scientifically burn fat and boost metabolism through intermittent fasting (without the side effects) - Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought in the comments!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/2126

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Nov 30, 2021
Have you heard of a stealth pathogen?
 
What if I were to tell you that they are some of the most common root causes of dis-ease, yet conventional medicine almost never talks about them…
 
Plus, they cause massive amounts of inflammation which can lead to all sorts of debilitating symptoms…
 
That’s why on today’s #CabralConcept 2125 I’d like to share with you how stealth pathogens make you sick, tired, anxious, and overweight - Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/2125

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Nov 29, 2021
Is it possible to just visualize your goals and they'll magically appear?
 
Maybe… maybe not. I haven't seen it happen yet to anyone I know, and for that reason, I like to be a bit more pragmatic in my approach…
 
This means I teach people how to combine visualization, with concrete goal setting, combined with the ancient 3 part success formula…
 
And that's exactly what we'll cover on today's #CabralConcept 2124 where we review the lost translation of the Be-Do-Get formula - enjoy the show and let me know what you thought!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/2124

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Nov 28, 2021

Thank you for joining us for our 2nd Cabral HouseCall of the weekend!

I’m looking forward to sharing with you some of our community’s questions that have come in over the past few weeks…

Let’s get started!   

Nadia: Dear Doctor Cabral, thank you so much for all you do to help the community and for your very interesting podcast! I would like to ask if you could indicate me in which direction we could look regarding my dad's health. He is 62 years old, 5feet7 and weighs now less then 125 pounds. He has always been thin (even though he eats 3 times more then the rest of the family) but muscular. But now he really has just skin on his bones even though he still eats a lot (and healthy). He goes to the bathroom at least once a day, sometimes after every meal, which is very good. And his blood work came back normal. He's been trying to gain weight for years but he just gets more and more skinnier and is pretty preoccupied. He is very active all day, always working around the house, in the garden, loves hiking and biking. A Nutritionist told him years ago that it will be impossible for him to gain weight and that it's much easier for overweight people to lose weight. Do you have any advice on how my dad could get to a normal weight again or what we should look at? Thanks so much for your time and help, Have a great day, Nadia

Erin: Vitamin c help!! Ok so i was told only to take food based vitamin c but all the other is synthetic and depletes copper....so can you please clear this up for me. I really appreciate it!!

Ryan: Hello! I have seen recently a somewhat controversial opinion on D3 supplementation and would like your opinion. Usually, I'd gloss over something like this, but considering the high reputation of the source in the functional/integrative space, I thought I'd get your highly valued opinion. Quote… "D3 is not what they measure in a vitamin D test. They measure 25D. The problem is, they should be measuring 1,25D, and better yet, the ratio between the two. Supplementing D3 will raise your 25D levels which shuts down your vitamin D receptors and innate immune system function. Supplementing D3 above what we naturally get in food will massively increase calcium absorption. In a hard-drinking water world, that causes hypercalcemia, magnesium and K2 deficiency.

Jamie: Hi Dr Cabral thank you for all you do. I have been listening for a very long time. I’ll try to keep this short as I did try to search if you have talked about this before but couldn’t find anything. I currently see a Dr who claims to be an integrative doctor local to me. I’m 33 year old female. I weigh around 130#. My symptoms have been thinning hair, nail fungus, zero libido, zero energy and pms 2 weeks prior to menstruating, (this has been for many years) increase of stress the past two years due to my job. . He did lab work and my thyroid levels are low, and vitamin d was low. He also told me that I should take Progesterone 100mg qhs for the pms symptoms / low energy. Long story short I’m taking t3/t4 15mcg daily (along with fish oil, vitamin d, b complex, magnesium from EquiLife) I had more lab work done recently and my IGF-1 is 208 (says it should be 280) and he is recommending Sermorelin therapy. I googled it and it sounds fantastic. All the things I need (energy, libido etc) but my question is being only 33 (no kids) is going to harm me in the long run taking these hormones? I know you can’t tell me to stop, I just need advice on really what this Sermorelin therapy is and if it is going to hurt me in the long run taking progesterone “forever”. Thank you

Leah: Big thanks to you and the team for all the information you put out! If you must get the vaccine, and it is not your preference to do so, can you detox from it? And if so, how? Thanks!

Andrea: My 9 year old daughter started menstruating this month. She is already taking a daily multivitamin, what other supplement would you advise her growing body would need to better support her during this stage?

Thank you for tuning into this weekend’s Cabral HouseCalls and be sure to check back tomorrow for our Mindset & Motivation Monday show to get your week started off right!

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Show Notes & Resources:

 http://StephenCabral.com/2123

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

 Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

Nov 27, 2021

Welcome back to our weekend Cabral HouseCall shows!

This is where we answer our community's wellness, weight loss, and anti-aging questions to help people get back on track!

Check out today's questions: 

Ryan: I know you're not a big fan of artificial sweeteners, but from what I've been able to find in the research, there seems to be many meta-analyses and RCTs, in humans, showing that there is no negative effect on bodyweight, glycemic variability or the microbiome, or that there is actually beneficial effects on bodyweight. Studies that show otherwise either seem to be in animals, or providing extremely large doses that would not be realistic for everyday life, or both. Is this a case of the science not being caught up to clinical practice and current times? Or is there definitive research showing the negative effects of artificial sweeteners in humans, in realistic doses? Would love if to hear your valued opinion on this. Thanks for all that you do!

Marianne: Hi Dr. Cabral, I love your show. My husband was diagnosed with PVC or Pulmonary Ventricular Contraction. He is on the medication Metoprolol to regulate his heartbeat. He's trying to reduce his stress at work and reduce his alcohol consumption. He drinks about 2 cups of coffee per day. Is there anything else he can do or take to help regulate the heartbeat without medication?

Anonymous: Huge fan of the podcast, I listen everyday! One topic I've never heard discussed is the use of anti-viral medications. I've heard a lot about antibiotics and the bad effects they can have on our guts, but I've never heard about anti-virals. The reason I ask, my 3 yr old has been taking low dose acyclovir daily for the past year to prevent frequently recurring cold sores. We think they picked this up from an extended family member or daycare, since nobody else in our family has ever had a cold sore. A year ago they were getting them about every other week. When one would show up, we'd immediately start acyclovir to knock it out quickly, but when we'd stop, another one would pop up a week or so later. We've also tried low arginine high lysine diet, which didn't seem to make much of a difference. I asked our pediatrician about taking a lysine supplement, but they didn't feel comfortable with that b/c of age. The low dose daily has worked really well for us, but now I'm concerned it may be causing other problems. Since early July, I've noticed hives about every other day on my child. They're mostly on the legs and torso, not huge, and they don't seem too bothersome, but I'm wondering if long term use of acyclovir could've caused this, thoughts? And any thoughts on daily lysine use?

Tony: Hi Dr C, I can’t find anything on your podcasts about amino acid BPC-157. Have asked your support team they said to ask here. Carpenter since a young boy, now in my 60s, used a lot of pressure on my knees for my job property developing, floor tiling etc, at one point (in my 50s) it was so bad I couldn’t get up off the floor; lucky enough found a fantastic acupuncturist which made it a lot better. Unfortunately can’t find him anymore. Job slowed down but knee pain got a lot worse, struggled to walk on my right knee, even considered knee replacement, prefer to avoid GPs, hospitals etc and go down an alternative route. My daughter had me on a decent turmeric/curcumin, MSM, Proteolytic Enzymes and arnica oil, until she found BPC-157. After a few days of this I could walk. The only thing that bothers her is that it is synthetic. So we gave it a couple of weeks then stopped. Knee has been overall good since apart from an odd day here and there but to go from barely walking to what feels normal is more than expected. My mood has also improved maybe because I can walk! Previously felt as though the bones or ligaments in my knee were rubbing together and there was no fluid. Normal weight, 5’9 don’t do any strenuous exercise, other than my job and walking. Thank you

Elizabeth: Hi Dr Cabral, My dad has had a dark spot (almost black and the size of a small mole) on the very right corner edge of his lower lip for the past year or so which has not changed. He has no desire to go to GP (had a few wrongful family experiences of being told something awful by a GP and it turning out to be wrong, so don’t want to be looped into any fear mongering or pharmaceuticals). He is fine otherwise, in 60s, generally in good health apart from some stressful phases, eats a balanced diet, does love wine but never smoked/taken meds. I’m thinking maybe Angiokeratoma / vitamin deficiency or possibly hormone related. I’ve looked at the natural topical remedies that may help but wondered what may be best and whether topical iodine could be a solution? P.s. are you familiar with Indiumease? Thank you for all you do and this community

Thank you for tuning into today's Cabral HouseCall and be sure to check back tomorrow where we answer more of our community’s questions!

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Show Notes & Resources:

http://StephenCabral.com/2122

- - -

Get Your Question Answered:

http://StephenCabral.com/askcabral

 

- - -

Dr. Cabral's New Book, The Rain Barrel Effect

https://amzn.to/2H0W7Ge

- - -

Join the Community & Get Your Questions Answered:

http://CabralSupportGroup.com

- - -

 Dr. Cabral’s Most Popular At-Home Lab Tests:

> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

- - -

> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

- - -

> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

- - -

View all Functional Medicine lab tests

(View all Functional Medicine lab tests you can do right at home for you and your family)

Nov 26, 2021
Welcome back to today’s #FridayReview where I’ll be breaking down the best of the week!
 
Today, I'll be sharing specifics on these topics:
  • 1,000 Minerals & Metals Test Giveaway
  • EquiLife Annual Holiday Sale
  • Self-Massage Tool (product review)
  • New Alzheimers Drug (research)
  • Air Quality Website
For all the details tune in to today’s #CabralConcept 2121 – Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought! 

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Nov 25, 2021
Let's face it at some point we're all going to enjoy a meal that's not quite on our healthy list of foods and probably a lot larger than we're used to…
 
If this is an every once in a while happening I have no issue with anyone enjoying their favorite foods, however, that doesn't mean they can't ease the side effects with a couple of easy tips…
 
So on today's #CabralConcept 2120 I'd like to share with you how not to get bloated from hard to digest meals - enjoy the show and let me know any other tips you may have!

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Nov 24, 2021
One of the best ways to judge your overall health is to understand your metabolic flexibility…
 
This is essentially your body’s ability to maintain equilibrium when it misses a meal, a night’s sleep, a hard workout, or any stressor that works against your body’s homeostasis…
 
The less you feel of a reaction to a stressor, often times the more balanced your endocrine and nervous system…
 
So on today’s #CabralConcept 2119 I’d like to share with you how to create maximum metabolic flexibility through intermittent fasting - Enjoy the show and let me know if you have any questions!

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Nov 23, 2021
One topic that we don’t talk about enough is how emotional and mental health plays a real role in our physical well-being…
 
My goal as an Integrative Health Practitioner is to shine some light on the sensitive topic of mental health imbalances and how they need to be addressed in order to heal the whole human…
 
That’s why on today’s #CabralConcept 2118 I’d like to look deeper into if you are depressed or moving towards a state of lower mood and overwhelm - I will share 11 questions to answer to score yourself. Let me know if you have any questions!

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Nov 22, 2021
There are only a few key principles for changing your life…
 
And I can assure you that once you get your mind where it needs to be in order to believe, then the next step is taking small, direct actions towards the goal you have set for yourself…
 
The problem is getting there when we live in a world of distraction, business, and disbelief - All of this leads to putting your big goals off till “tomorrow…”
 
That's why on today's #CabralConcept 2117 I’d like to share with you how to end procrastination with one simple technique that will change the way you look at your life - Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought in the comments!

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Nov 21, 2021

Thank you for joining us for our 2nd Cabral HouseCall of the weekend!

I’m looking forward to sharing with you some of our community’s questions that have come in over the past few weeks…

Let’s get started!   

Jody: Hi Dr. Cabral. I was hoping you could give me some information on sebaceous cysts...what are they, where do they come from and what happens when they get infected? I have searched your podcasts and don't believe I have heard you mention them before. I had one on my shoulder apparently for a while, where it just seemed to be a small bump. It became infected and painful and my doctor put me on antibiotics. After a few weeks to a month it was much better and has actually disappeared. I have several now on my labia where they too became very irritated and painful. My OBGYN prescribed me a cream that did not make it any better so eventually put me on antibiotics again. That helped a little but not like it did with the outcome of the one on my shoulder. I have a cluster of them on both sides of my labia and they still sometimes become irritated. My OBGYN did say I could have them cut out but that seems very painful due to the fact where they are located. I would love to hear any thoughts or advise you have regarding this. Thanks so much for your time and for all you do. I really enjoy listening to your podcasts every day.

Angie: Hi Dr. Cabral. I recently overcame HPylori and am working on my digestion. I am doing your parasite protocol. started taking your DNS powder and will do the CBO protocol soon. When I took the DNS powder it resulted in pain under my right rib cage, so I lowered my dosage to half a scoop, which helped. My questions is, how do I heal a dysfunctional gallbladder so I don’t have to get it removed? I also have low stomach acid and gastritis, what are your recommendations to heal those?

Kirsten: I am on day 1 of the 7 day detox. Regarding days 3-7 vegan/paleo meals what are the thoughts regarding including gluten free grains like quinoa, rice and oats. Also what about raw nuts - walnuts, almonds, cashews? Lastly what about seeds? I have been going through everything and thought it said no grains and the program itself is nut free, I am presuming because the allergen potential, but i can't find specific discussion on these. Thank you

Nic: Hi Dr. Cabral, I’ve developed a pterigium on my eye and I wonder if there is anything I can do to make it go away or stop growing? I’m terrified of the thought of surgery down the road. Also, why would I have developed it in the first place? Thank you! Nic

Stacey: Hi, I have binge listened to your episodes this week. Carb cycling is a lot of interest to me. I tend to work out daily, so tend to keeps my carbs at the higher end. Is that impacting my weight loss? I’d love to know can you be doing too much. I walk 10,000 steps daily and do a 40-50 min workout each day. Thanks

Ryan: Hello, I have a question regarding a friend with Klinefelter syndrome and osteopenia. If you were to take lab tests out of the equation, these 2 conditions I'm sure immediately bring to mind some interventions and practices you would like to prioritise to improve health and balance in the body. I was wondering if you had some ground level go-to advice based on the presence of these 2 conditions? Much appreciated.

 

Thank you for tuning into this weekend’s Cabral HouseCalls and be sure to check back tomorrow for our Mindset & Motivation Monday show to get your week started off right!

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Nov 20, 2021

Welcome back to our weekend Cabral HouseCall shows!

This is where we answer our community's wellness, weight loss, and anti-aging questions to help people get back on track!

Check out today's questions: 

Andrea: I had a question for you based on the health plan you provided me back on 4/7. after completing my metals test. Before I could follow-out this plan of detoxes/metals detox, I had lots of abnormal symptoms begin so I had to see my functional medicine doctor. She performed multiple additional tests and long story short, I was recently diagnosed with SIBO, colon bacteria overgrowth, +e-coli, low sIgA, chronic UTIs, and inflammation/elevated CRP. So in addition to the supplements I normally take, I am now also taking the supplements/herbs (attached) for 3 months. Then the plan would be to complete a general detox and metals detox. The problem is we are trying to get pregnant as soon as we are able to (after this 3 month SIBO treatment plan). So in order to also complete a detox and metals detox, I was curious if I'd be able to complete Dr Calbral's general and metals detox while I am taking the attached supplements? Or must I wait til I'm done with these before starting the detoxes? I noticed the metals detox is 6 weeks and wasn't sure if there is a shorter version of this too? Thanks!

Katie: Hi Dr. Cabral! What can you share about vasomotor rhinitis? My allergy doctor believes I have it as my normal allergy symptoms have gotten so much better after many protocols, but I still suffer from one odd symptom - the feeling that my nostrils are inflamed and small, making it hard to get air in through my nose. I frequently end up taking sharp sniffs to get enough air through my nose. There are no other symptoms of this aside from occasional throat (and then chest) pain from being so tense trying to get air in. What can I do to overcome this naturally? Thanks for all you do!

Jessi: Hi. Thank you for all that you do, Im new to the podcast, I had one issue (im not 100% sure you answered already i tried to look it up on past podcast, but wasn't able to find anything. My question is of 2 1.) I think every night or a lot of nights I wake up with a tight jaw, I once woke up at 3am and i noticed I had my jaw Clenched, not sure why or if its even a health issue, or mental. 2.) Ever since i can remember I've always only had one nostril working. some times it switches, mostly is my right nostril that gets stuffed or can't breath through it. If you can shed some light on this id appreciate it.

Maggie: Hi Dr. Cabral. I am a huge fan of your podcasts and try to follow your advice as much as I can. I have struggled with chronic pelvic pain and inflammation in my lower abdomen for about 9 years. I have had ultrasounds, a CT scan, a cystoscopy, physical therapy, botox injections, antidepressants, was put back on birth control in case it was endometriosis, you name it, I have done it. The pain/inflammation started while I was on a course of metronidazole. Ever since then, I have had recurring yeast infections, white coating on the tongue, depression/anxiety worsened, brain fog and just overall feeling more fatigued and feeling like my immune system isn't as strong as it was pre-pain. After listening to your podcasts I thought it made sense that candida would be the culprit so I am currently on week 5 of the CBO protocol. I have noticed a change in my brain fog, yeast infections, and overall mood, but have had no changes to the constant dull ache and inflammation in my lower abdomen. Do you think that this could possibly be caused by something else? The pain is worse if I worked out recently or tends to be worse at night. I stopped smoking weed as that would make the pain worse, maybe from the change in blood pressure, not sure? Any advice is much appreciated. Thank you so much!

James: Hi Doctor Cabral I been diocese diverticulitis and had acute attacked many times over the past 15 years. I have been told to get the operation. I take antibiotics when this happens and know that is also not good for me. However it now is two years since my last attack. I am 65 years old and concerned I may need the operation in later years. How can I prevent it from happening and can I cure it with diet ? I take your supplements especially probiotics. What would you recommend? Trying to avoid an operation and trying to cure it.

Alex: Hi Dr. Cabral! I am so thankful for all of the content and energy that you have pushed out for everyone. My question is on shilajit. When you take shilajit, does it break a fast. Thanks again. Alex

 

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Nov 19, 2021
Welcome back to today’s #FridayReview where I’ll be breaking down the best of the week!
 
I’ll be sharing specific on these topics:
  • EquiLife Holiday Sale Coming Soon!
  • Free Zelderberry Lozenges
  • Wool Dryer Balls (product review)
  • A Really Good Day (book review)
  • Dryer Sheet Toxicity (research)
  • Omega -3 & Migraines (research)
For all the details tune in to today’s #CabralConcept 2114 – Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought!

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Nov 18, 2021
We're back with another case study from our Integrative Health practice working with real people in the real world…
 
Our goal is to help people that have struggled for years to discover their underlying root cause imbalances through at-home Functional Medicine lab testing…
 
And today, we're going to be going through an inflammation case study with a client struggling with hormone imbalances, pain, and mood issues - Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought!

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Nov 17, 2021
The Winter Holidays have always been one of my favorite times of the year…
 
And while I used to enjoy getting more than the giving, for many years now I've loved to be able to give gifts (especially when it comes to health)…
 
And for the last 4 years I've been providing updated healthy holiday shopping guides, and this year I am back with the new 2021 list + what products I'm currently still using…
 
For all the details tune into today's #CabralConcept 2112 - Enjoy the show and let me know what others you would add in the comments!

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Nov 16, 2021
The Dash Diet is one of the most famous nutrition plans in the world for lowering blood pressure, helping with cardiovascular issues, and better-balancing blood sugar…
 
Sure it has plenty of research studies behind it, but is it really all it’s made out to be? 
 
That is the topic of today’s #CabralConcept 2111 where I share my clinical take on the famous Dash Diet - Enjoy the show and let me know what you think of the diet!

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Nov 15, 2021
It may seem crazy to most to actively seek out being the “dumbest” person in the room, but that is one of the great secrets of the successful…
 
Many of the most successful people I have ever met have always surrounded themselves with people one level above them, or at least in groups that challenged their status quo… 
 
Plus, leveling up is not just about the people you choose to spend the most time with, but rather taking on calculated risks that have substantial upside…
 
On today’s CabralConcept 2110 I’d like to dig deep on this topic as to why you should seek out feeling “foolish” - Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought in the comments!

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Nov 14, 2021

Thank you for joining us for our 2nd Cabral HouseCall of the weekend!

I’m looking forward to sharing with you some of our community’s questions that have come in over the past few weeks…

Let’s get started!   

Lindsey: hello Dr Cabral. Thank you for all you do. For the last year I have gotten many chilazens on both eyes. At this current moment I have 3 on one eye one on the other. I do the hot compresses every day with no effect. After seeing many doctors one finally diagnosed me with ocular rosacea. Unfortunately the only suggestion was three weeks or more of antibiotics. My question is what is the underlying cause of ocular rosacea, or chilazens in general. The doctor said the oil is stuck in the gland, but I want to know why it keeps happening. Also any recommendations? Thank you!

Shari: Hi doctor Cabral, I hope you’re having a great day! I was wondering if you could help me with following: I’ve been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, SIBO and dysbiosis. I want to start treating them naturally, however I’m wondering which came first - the thyroid problems or gut problems. I feel that one probably caused the other. What are your thoughts about it? And which one should be treated first? Thank you SO much for your podcast and everything that you do! And just FYI - I’ve just purchased the CBO protocol and I have a feeling that it will help me on my way to perfect health :) Shari

Joanna: Hi Dr Cabral Hoping you can help. I have completed the full CBO and while on the CBO I was taking Vitamin C crystals for histamine ( I took this type of vitamin C as better for oxolates) towards the end of the CBO I started getting alot of reflux burping etc. I am now on the heal and seal. I have found Vitamin C and anything with citrus like lemons etc causes tingling in my face and hands and now down to feet. I am assuming this is due to low b12 and low iron from low stomach acid. Is it possible Vitaminc C straight ascorbic acid can cause low stomach acid or even push down b12? As I retested my HTMA towards the end of the CBO and my cobolt was down to 0. Before CBO was normal. On heal and seal now and I still have bloating plus tingling and reflux, I have started taking hcl and removed any foods causing me reflux. My main question is, I am concerned I now have a return of SIBO due to low stomach acid, I am a bit concerned of doing the GSE drops again as it's citrus and have done GSE already like 3 times now over a few years, and concerned my stomach lining has eroded Would he clean gut probiotic be enough to help with any remaining SIBO if there is any? Or you can only remove SIBO with GSE, GI balance and clean gut all together? Many thanks for your help much appreciated :)

Maria: Hi Dr. Cabral! I’ve been reading a lot about the benefits of plant protein and have been trying to convert myself over to eating less animal protein. My ultimate goal would be maybe 5 animal protein meals a week, instead of the 14 I currently eat. My problem is that I’m having a hard time adjusting to the fiber intake of beans, chickpeas, etc. After eating a meal with 1 cup of black beans or chickpeas, I have horrible gas and bloating. I’ve done the food sensitivity test and no legumes showed up as sensitivities, so I’m guessing this reaction is all due to fiber. How do you suggest I make this conversion? How long should it take for my body to get used to this amount of fiber? Side note, I have awful histamine issues that I’m currently addressing, so I stay away from tofu because of the high histamine level. Currently on week 2 of CBO protocol.

Bec: Can you please give me insight into my eating pattern. Largely I am an extremely healthy eater. Green juices (largely veg), balanced meals (protein, fats, Veg) take Foundational supplements, exercise, 3L water & mid week fasting days & don’t take medications. Have done Cabral 21 day detox, Cabral intestinal cleanse (12 months ago) & Liver Cleanse. But I need to understand the psychology of my; 1. Binge eating on sugar. The desire for sugar generally occurs after a healthy meal-but if I sample sugar it turns into a binge ( uncontrollable). I am unable to have a small portion. I don’t understand the physiology/chemistry of my body that I am so overwhelmed with sugar. 2. When Im with a social group and a platter is presented ( cheese, Quince, Crackers). I eat uncontrollably even if I am satiated prior OR a meal is provided after. I try to analyse whether it is nervous energy/do something with hands-but feel Im a confident person and shouldn’t need to obsessively/anxiously snack. 3. Drink Fast-again in social scenarios I drink quickly. I replace some alcoholic beverages with sparkling water to offset the speed and therefore the amount I drink. I also used to be a social smoker-so wonder whether this eating/bingeing behaviour is some mild neurosis. Pls help me understand & overcome.

Anonymous: Hi Dr. Cabral, I am a devoted listener and I'm going through IHP level 1 right now and loving it. I researched my question, but couldn't find an answer. Hoping you can help. My husband was recently diagnosed with gynecomastia. He is 6' 1" and 165lbs. Eats a healthy, well balanced diet of mostly organic food and is on a good daily regiment of supplements. He has had the minerals and metals test run about 6 months ago and the hormone test run about a year ago. Both pointed towards his body being under a lot of stress...electrolytes depleted, cortisol high at lunch and too low in the evening, and his DHEA and Testosterone were low (testosterone was 68), estradiol was normal. We implemented the protocols given at the time by his practitioner, including taking DHEA for 12 weeks. The things he is working on are his sedentary lifestyle (he works from home as a computer tech and his low energy makes it hard for him to get up and get moving as much as he would like) and he typically has a drink or 2 most evenings. He's decided to cut back on his coffee and alcohol intake. We are wondering what else we can do to help this problem? Is it an estrogen dominance problem? And if so, could he try Estrogen Balance or a DIM supplement? Thanks so much for your help!

 

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Nov 13, 2021

Welcome back to our weekend Cabral HouseCall shows!

This is where we answer our community's wellness, weight loss, and anti-aging questions to help people get back on track!

Check out today's questions: 

Stefanie: Hi doc! Thank you for all of your incredible knowledge! I don’t drink often, probably 2 glasses of wine every two weeks or so. I was thinking of taking some EquiLife FM detox on those nights. Do you think this would be of any benefit at all? If so, is it best to take them before or after drinking? Any other supplement recommendations?

Bee: Hi Dr Cabral, I am interested to know your thoughts on clothing and footwear that are made from recycled materials such as plastic bags, plastic bottles, nylon and the like in terms of toxicity/off-gassing etc. There seems to be an increase in 'sustainable' and 'eco' clothing I am seeing around ranging from sportswear and leggings to outer wear and shoes. Are they safe and low-tox to wear in your opinion or would they contribute to ones total toxic load? Love your work!

Anonymous: Hi, i am a 17 year old female and have been struggling with insomnia from childhood, i tried different methods for getting rid of it - breath work, reading … ect It works for some time and then i get used to is and back to square one. I heard in one of your podcasts that magnesium supplement and melatonin can work. What are the different and how much and which one should i take?

Anonymous: Hi,Dr Cabral. I have a question regarding certain dark areas on my body, my neck, knees and hips (when sitting) are much darker than the rest of my body, what are the reason for this and what are your suggestions on how can to cure this? Thanks in advance

Stephanie: Would you say that a sauna puts you in a sympathetic nervous system state? I’m a 23 year old vata with tons of anxiety and cortisol levels through the roof. I have stopped working out for now because it was very high intensity which has only worsen the situation. I will return to working out at some point but while I rebuild my body, I’m sticking to 10k steps daily. I’m trying to find another way to sweat but no sure if a sauna is good for me right now. What are your thoughts?

Andrea: Hi! Thank you so much for answering my question! What is the minimum fat percentage you’d recommend for a woman? It seems like a very low fat percentage can sometimes cause hormonal dysfunction. Would you say 15% maybe?

 

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Nov 12, 2021
Welcome back to this week’s #FridayReview where I can’t wait to share with you the best of the week!
 
I’m looking forward to reviewing:
  • Activated B-Complex Giveaway
  • Redmond Real Salt New Line (product review)
  • Internal Family Systems Therapy (book review)
  • Johnson & Johnson & Neutrogena Sunscreen Recall (article)
  • Pfizer $2.3 Billion settlement (article)
For all the details tune into this week’s #CabralConcept 2107– Enjoy the show and let me know what you thought!

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> Complete Minerals & Metals Test

(Test for mineral imbalances & heavy metal toxicity)

- - -

> Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

(Test for 75 biomarkers including yeast & bacterial gut overgrowth, as well as vitamin levels)

- - -

> Complete Stress, Mood & Metabolism Test

(Discover your complete thyroid, adrenal, hormone, vitamin D & insulin levels)

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> Complete Stress, Sleep & Hormones Test

(Run your adrenal & hormone levels)

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> Complete Food Sensitivity Test

(Find out your hidden food sensitivities)

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> Complete Omega-3 & Inflammation Test

(Discover your levels of inflammation related to your omega-6 to omega-3 levels)

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