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Posts by Joanne Aponte, ND

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

By Joanne Aponte, ND on February 9, 2020

1/4 cup pumpkin (canned is fine) 10 oz of liquid – I use half water and half non-dairy milk. dash of pumpkin pie spice (add more as desired) 1 tbsp coconut cream 1/2- 1 tbsp ground flax seeds 1 tsp of honey (or… Read More


Natural Solutions For Female Infertility

By Joanne Aponte, ND on January 17, 2020

Egg Quality and Premature Ovarian Insufficiency There is no doubt about it, infertility rates for both men and women are rising. Researchers estimate that about 15% of female infertility is due to Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI).  Premature ovarian insufficiency occurs in women under the age… Read More


Eating Gluten Free the Healthy Way

By Joanne Aponte, ND on October 9, 2019

I recommend a gluten free diet to many of my patients, and many thrive on it. Gluten is a very common gut irritant and trigger of inflammation in the body. I’ve seen it contribute to a variety of health issues. But when going gluten… Read More


Why do I have SIBO?

By Joanne Aponte, ND on July 18, 2019

We see a lot of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) at our clinic and still, the answer to this question is not an easy one. I always ask myself “WHY does this person have SIBO?” and I do my best to figure out the answer. Read More


Fried Fish with Arugula Salad

By Joanne Aponte, ND on July 17, 2019

Fried Fish 1 large egg1 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon dried thyme4 (6 oz) thin fillets of a firm, white fish such as sole or cod1 cup almond flourAvocado oil Instructions: In a shallow bowl, whisk the egg with the salt, pepper, garlic powder and dried thyme. Dip each fish fillet into the… Read More


Reduce Your Toxic Load

By Joanne Aponte, ND on April 17, 2019

There is no question, in today’s modern world, our bodies are exposed to many unnatural and potentially toxic compounds. This does not mean we are all doomed. Our body is remarkable and is designed to detoxify and rid itself of most of these potential toxins. Read More



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