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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


Tips for Easy Digestion and a Happy Tummy

By Joanne Aponte, ND on July 12, 2018

Give your digestive tract time to rest. Eat 3 discrete meals per day and 1-2 snacks if needed. Avoid constant snacking and small meals throughout the day. Your digestive tract needs REST in between meals. Stop eating 2-3 hours before bed, and fast for 12… 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


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


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


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