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1 09, 2018

Can the humble apple really keep the doctor away?

September 1st, 2018|Alzheimers, bone density, Detox and Weight Loss, Digestion, healthy choices for your pantry, healthy snacks, Immunity, leaky gut|Comments Off on Can the humble apple really keep the doctor away?

I recently came across a study, Apples and Cardiovascular Health: Is Good Microbiota a Core Consideration?  published in the journal, Nutrients, published in 2015.  I was surprised to learn that there is a great deal of evidence of the wide array of health benefits of apples, by way of its effects on the gut flora. These benefits [...]

23 06, 2018

The Power of Amino Acids

June 23rd, 2018|adrenals, amino acids, anxiety, Blog, cell building, Digestive problems, eczema, fertility, headaches, leaky gut, nutrition, TRIAD testing|Comments Off on The Power of Amino Acids

Amino acids are the building blocks for every cell in our bodies and come from protein foods. They are used for every process in the body, including muscle building, liver detoxification, brain chemistry, tissue repair and every other function. Amino Acids have some of the most dramatic effects of any supplements in that people often [...]

19 05, 2018

Kombucha: An Interview with Joan Karp of Mount NitaNee Kombucha

May 19th, 2018|acne, allergies, anxiety, Blog, cleanse, constipation, cramping, Digestive problems, eczema, leaky gut, lifestyle changes, mental health, nutrition, probiotics|3 Comments

Kombucha sales are on the rise. Is this just another trend or there something to this stuff?  Since many of our clients ask about kombucha, I decided to sit down with the lovely Joan Karp, owner and cultivator at Mount NitaNee Kombucha, to get some of the most common questions about kombucha answered.  This local [...]

3 04, 2018

The Care and Feeding of Your Liver:  Help with Allergies, Energy, Skin and more

April 3rd, 2018|acne, ADD / ADHD, allergies, anxiety, Blog, cleanse, constipation, Detox, Detox and Weight Loss, Digestive problems, eczema, Fatigue, food sensitivities, heartburn, leaky gut, lifestyle changes, mental health, nutrition, Vegan, Vegetarian, weight loss plan|Comments Off on The Care and Feeding of Your Liver:  Help with Allergies, Energy, Skin and more

When was the last time you said thank you to your liver?? The liver is an amazingly complex organ whose proper function is critical to health. In one of his essays, author C.S.Lewis said that he would rather fly a 747 without instructions than to do the work of the liver. You may know that [...]

12 08, 2017

To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

August 12th, 2017|babies with acid reflux, babies with severe colic, Celiac, cell building, constipation, cramping, Digestion, Digestive problems, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, heartburn, holistic health plan, Immunity, infant probiotics, Kids, leaky gut, Metabolism, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on To refrigerate or not to refrigerate: the proper care of probiotics

Just how sensitive are probiotics? Clients frequently ask whether they should be refrigerated. The answer is yes, but not necessarily all the time. Here are some guidelines: -Don't leave them in a hot car or subject them to freezing temperatures (like the cargo hold of an airplane). -Do carry them in your purse or backpack [...]

29 05, 2017

Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

May 29th, 2017|allergies, Blog, Celiac, Digestion, Food Allergies, food sensitivities, headaches, holistic health plan, leaky gut, pHof stomach acid, probiotics|Comments Off on Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 2

Wonder whether you have an allergy to dairy OR whether you’re lactose intolerant? We learned last week that there are many ways that we can react to the same foods, in this case, dairy.  Let’s discuss the three ways we can react to casein, the main protein in cow dairy. These are the common symptoms [...]

19 05, 2017

Food Allergies: The Facts, Part 1

May 19th, 2017|allergies, Blog, Celiac, food sensitivities, leaky gut|1 Comment

Is your Food making you Sick? Are you reacting to food in one way or another and don’t know it? Let’s sort out how we react to various foods and the intensity with which we react. There are certain types of reactions to food that can be delayed up to 48 hours after eating the [...]