Dr. Babiak's recipe for powerballs. I eat one or two of these everyday. They satisfy the need for something sweet, besides being seriously healthy. Adaptogens are herbs that return systems to the centerpoint. If you have too much of something, they bring it down. If you have too little, they''ll help the system in crisis to create more.
Okay here's a surprise - some of those great healthy foods that show up on lists for cancer stopping foods, anti-inflammatory foods, all the good lists - turn out to be high histamine foods too. That might not be a problem for everyone - BUT I sure recognized the symptoms. Since I spend a good deal of effort tracking what I eat, and how I feel after, I was stunned to find out that some of the foods I thought were best for me, turn out to be aggravating me. The good news is that most of the time I've been eating them with histamine cutting foods. Well, find out all about histamine in this most excellent article by Dr. Jockers.
Carbohydrate Intolerance & Insulin Resistance & Pre-Diabetes - all of these are closely related, and common. If you eat the Standard American Diet you are eating too much carbs and too much sugar - often hidden as high fructose corn syrup. It's a big problem. You can start to resolve it in yourself and for yourself with the following foods:
You have probably read about anti-inflammatory diet, and know that eating more alkaline foods, or alkaline producing foods than acidic foods will be anti-inflammatory on your body and organs. It's a balance, and of course it turns out that a plant based diet is inherently more alkaline. Here is a detailed list of foods and how they place on the acid-alkaline spectrum.