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Posts by Sarah Axtell, ND

Parsnip Fries with Rosemary

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 9, 2018

Try parsnips as a lower carb and more nutrient-dense alternative to potatoes. Parsnips are good source of fiber, folate, potassium and vitamin C. Parsnip Fries with Rosemary Ingredients: 2 pounds of parsnips, cut into 3 inch strips 3 tablespoons of avocado oil… Read More


Butternut Squash Pesto with Macadamias

By Sarah Axtell, ND on November 5, 2017

Winter squash and pesto are my favorites and this recipe combines them! This dip has so much flavor. I like to put a dollop on my salad in place of dressing or top it over zucchini noodles or “zoodles.”  Or dip raw veggies in it… Read More


Boost Energy and Defy Aging with Mitochondrial Support

By Sarah Axtell, ND on November 3, 2017

Mitochondria are the power plants that keep our cells going and perform many of the functions that are vital to health. They are tiny compartments inside our cells that are in essence the “engine” to our lives. Functions of mitochrondria include: Detoxification– mitochondria detoxify… Read More


How to Choose a Fish Oil: EPA vs. DHA

By Sarah Axtell, ND on October 20, 2017

You’ve heard fish oil is healthy but confused on which one to take? Fish oil contains two omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA. Many fish oil varieties concentrate EPA over DHA or vice versa. Here are the indications: Indications for a Higher DHA Fish… Read More


Yellow Lentil Dahl with Ginger and Turmeric

By Sarah Axtell, ND on October 20, 2017

Dahl is an Indian lentil soup recipe. This dahl recipe makes for a warming, hearty Autumn meal. Diet is one of the most powerful ways you can reduce inflammation to thus reduce musculoskeletal pain, excess weight, headaches and also your risk of… Read More


The Dangers of Vegetable Oil

By Sarah Axtell, ND on September 12, 2017

You’ve likely heard vegetable oils are “heart-healthy” and that butter is bad. Here is why this is all wrong: 1. Inflammation Vegetable oils (canola, corn, soy, peanut, sunflower and safflower) used to be considered healthy, but they are in fact the most toxic cooking… Read More



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