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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


Collagen for Joint and Skin Care

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 19, 2018

Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body. Production declines with age, leading to wrinkles, weak joint cartilage (osteoarthritis), saggy skin and cracked nails. To Protect Collagen: Minimize exposure to sun! Wear sunscreen and hats. Oral and topical use of antioxidants. Look for skin-care… Read More


Spinach Muffins

By Joanne Aponte, ND on March 2, 2018

A great way to eat more greens! This is one way I get more spinach into my family’s diet. These gluten free muffins are made with teff and almond flour and make a great nutritious breakfast or snack.   Dry ingredients: 1 ½ cups teff… Read More


Telomeres: Markers of Aging

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 22, 2018

Telomeres are timekeepers in your cells. They are end caps of DNA strands that protect our genetic information. Picture the plastic ends of your shoelaces. In the same way, these plastic ends protect your shoelaces from fraying, telomeres protect genetic information. They allow cells… Read More


Adrenal Fatigue: The Road to Recovery

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 21, 2018

The adrenal glands are the organs that sit just above the kidneys that regulate stress and energy patterns. The adrenal glands can become impaired after periods of prolonged stress, resulting in a deficiency of important hormones, such as cortisol. This is often referred to as… Read More


Take Care of Your Heart

By Joanne Aponte, ND on February 12, 2018

Heart disease (including stroke and heart attack) is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. And it is completely preventable!! Start early and take care of your heart.  You will be doing yourself and your family a favor by incorporating some… Read More


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