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Immune Support for Kids

By Joanne Aponte, ND onJanuary 3, 2023

The underlying health of the child matters. A child with a robust immune system and a healthy gut microbiome is able to deal with the challenges brought on by many of the viruses and germs they are exposed to. If your child is getting sick… Read More


Period problems? No it’s NOT “Normal”

By Joanne Aponte, ND onDecember 8, 2022

So often women are told it’s “Normal” to have period problems. Just live with it and take birth control. Frequent periods, skipping periods, heavy bleeding, terrible PMS before your period or pain with your period that keeps you home in bed – these things are… Read More


Gluten Sensitivity versus Celiac Disease

By Joanne Aponte, ND onDecember 6, 2022

Even if you do not have Celiac disease you could still be gluten sensitive and you could still feel much better on a gluten free diet. What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that occurs in genetically predisposed individuals in which the… Read More


Why am I so bloated?

By Joanne Aponte, ND onSeptember 30, 2022

Are you struggling with a bloated belly? Perhaps your belly is distended, you can’t fit into your pants, or maybe you look pregnant towards the end of the day. This bloating can get so bad that your abdomen is hard. You might be in so… Read More


Soy – is it good or bad?

By Joanne Aponte, ND onSeptember 29, 2022

To cut to the chase, overall soy is good with many health benefits. It is a great addition to a healthy diet. But not all kinds of soy are good,  it depends on the source of soy and how you eat it. Good forms of… Read More



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