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It Starts With Sugar

By Katarina Meister, ND onNovember 1, 2022

The holiday season can come with many cherished memories surrounding food, notably sweets! Food is indeed a way for us to connect with loved ones. Food can also be the source of our healing but also what ails us. Obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes… Read More


Rutabaga Shepherd’s Pie

By Katarina Meister, ND onOctober 25, 2022

Enjoying your fall favorites doesn’t have to come at the expense of dysregulated blood sugar! Try one of my favorites- Rutabaga Shepherd’s Pie. You might be wondering, “Why Rutabaga?” Compared to potatoes, rutabagas are lower in total carbohydrates and higher in fiber. This means it… Read More


All About The Liver & Signs You Need a Detox!

By Katarina Meister, ND onOctober 12, 2022

The liver is the 2nd largest organ in the body! It performs over 500 functions and is one of our main organs of detoxification. The liver is responsible for detoxing drugs, alcohol, fatty acids, steroid hormones, ammonia, environmental toxins and allergens. Toxins are ubiquitous- from… Read More


The Basics of CBD 

By Katarina Meister, ND onSeptember 28, 2022

CBD (cannabidiol) is a phyto-cannabinoid, a plant cannabinoid that supports our internal endocannabinoid system (ECS). I frequently get asked, “Are hemp and marijuana the same?” The answer is NO, but they are derived from the same plant Cannabis sativa. To be considered hemp, the amount… Read More


Herbal Spotlight: EHB by Integrative Therapeutics

By Katarina Meister, ND onSeptember 18, 2022

One of our most commonly recommended immune supportive supplements at Lakeside is EHB. EHB stands for “Echinacea, Hydrastis, and Berberine.” This supplement contains antiviral and antibacterial herbs along with immune supportive micronutrients. It is indicated for colds and flu. EHB also helps to reduce a fever… Read More


Modern Influences On Your Microbiome

By Katarina Meister, ND onSeptember 13, 2022

The gut microbiota maintains various functions vital to living a healthy life. A person’s microbiota is unique and specific to their lifestyle, environment, and nutrition choices.[i] The colonization of a newborn’s gastrointestinal tract is complete around the first week of life, but the… Read More


PCOS: Insulin Resistance Of The Ovaries

By Katarina Meister, ND onJuly 1, 2022

PCOS has a unique footprint for each individual that suffers from this hormone imbalance.Symptoms can range from impaired fertility, lack of menstruation, irregular menstruation,masculine pattern hair growth or loss, anger/irritation/mood swings, and cystic acne.Additionally, women can struggle with obesity, weight loss resistance, and type II… Read More



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