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Posts by Sarah Axtell, ND

7 Common Causes of Brain Fog

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 12, 2018

Do you have difficult focusing? Struggle with poor mental clarity? Worried about your memory or recall? You are likely dealing with brain fog. Brain fog is a sign that something is out of balance. Here are common causes of this all-too-common condition. 1. Blood… Read More


Grill Responsibly

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 30, 2018

While grilling with friends and family in the summertime can be healthy for your soul, it does come with some risks! Exposing food (notably meat) to high temperatures produces cancer-causing chemicals called heterocyclic amines (HCAs). HCAs have been found to be mutagenic, causing changes… Read More


Mini Spinach Quinoa Hemp Bites

By Sarah Axtell, ND on May 18, 2018

I made these Mini Spinach Quinoa Hemp Bites recently, and they were a hit with my kids. I find my kids like patties or individual “bites”- things they can dip in ketchup really! I’m not a huge fan of ketchup due to the sugar… Read More


Improving Mood, Energy and Focus with Rhodiola

By Sarah Axtell, ND on May 18, 2018

Unfortunately, we cannot vanish stress. It’s part of life- the endless deadlines, the tending to a sick child or parent, relationship woes, etc. But what we can do is adapt  to stress more appropriately with plenty of self-care (exercise, clean diet, meditation) and adaptogenic… Read More


Green Goddess Dressing

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 29, 2018

I try to avoid store bought salad dressing. First, they are typically full of inflammatory vegetable oils and sugar. Secondly, they just don’t taste very good. Dress up your salads, roasted or steamed veggies, fish or chicken with this Green Goddess Dressing. It doesn’t… Read More


Why You Should Be Eating Walnuts Daily

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 20, 2018

Walnuts are by far my favorite nut. I like them for their dynamic taste and health benefits. Here is why you should be eating walnuts daily: 1. A Healthy Brain. Walnuts are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which supports brain function. To promote… Read More


Easy Peasy GF Pancakes

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 20, 2018

This is a quick and easy pancake (or waffle) recipe using Simple Mills Pancake and Waffle mix. My girls love pancakes, but traditional box mixes are full of empty carbs. The Simple Mills box mix is pretty clean but still not enough protein, fiber… Read More



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