Is Heartburn Caused By “Leaky Esophagus”?

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Reflux isn’t caused by having too much stomach acid, and acid-suppressing drugs miss the mark when it comes to treatment.

Recipe: Raw Vegetable Slices with Almond Butter

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Freshly roasted almonds break down into nut butter faster than raw almonds. If possible, soak raw almonds overnight before roasting.

Heal Your Gut, Heal Your Brain

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Are you among the 20 percent of adults suffering from anxiety and depression? Find out how nourishing your gut microbiome can make you happier and more relaxed.

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 52, bringing you the best health news, research and paleo recipes from around the web from the past two weeks!

RHR: The Gut-Heart Connection

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It shouldn’t surprise us that there is a strong connection between gut health and heart health. In fact, there are a wide range of connections. Which ones are significant? And which one gets more attention in the media than it should?

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Recipe: Raw Vegetable Slices with Almond Butter

Freshly roasted almonds break down into nut butter faster than raw almonds. If possible, soak raw almonds overnight before roasting.

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Recipe: Medjool Date and Nut Energy Bars

These bars are great if you’re in a hurry and can’t have breakfast, as a snack to give a boost during the day, or even for dessert, topped with sour cream or créme fraîche.

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Recipe: Guacamole

This classic Mexican dish, dating back to the Aztecs, is so versatile that it can be used as a dip, condiment or salad dressing.

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Jambalaya

In this recipe the chicken, andouille sausage, onions and bell peppers should be sautéed (browned) before being placed in the slow cooker. If andouille sausage isn’t available, kielbasa sausage is a good substitute.

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Recipe: French Onion Soup Gratinée

We bring you our rich French onion soup with cheese, made Paleo by eliminating the crouton. You won’t even miss it! This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs.