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Nourishing Our Children

By Sarah Axtell, ND on March 13, 2012

The Importance of Childhood Nutrition Development of a good diet and nutrition regimen for children or for anyone for that matter can present challenges. This is because if you ask 10 different people what is the best diet plan to follow you will get 10… Read More


10 Steps to Naturally Radiant Skin

By Sarah Axtell, ND on March 3, 2012

The skin acts as a window  into our internal environment. Many of the common chronic skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis and acne are signs of poor elimination. In a healthy state, the body eliminates through the liver, gastrointestinal tract, lungs and kidney. If these organs… Read More


Creamy, Cleansing Sunflower Seed Dressing

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 6, 2012

My husband is doing a 21-day cleanse right now, consisting of a daily smoothie with a couple scoops of professional-grade detox protein powder and an Anti-Inflammatory diet (essentially gluten-free, dairy-free, alcohol-free, caffeine-free and sugar-free).  I am breastfeeding right now so the last thing I want… Read More


Signs of a Healthy Bowel Movement

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 17, 2012

As a naturopathic doctor, I am always asking patients about their bowel movements. Bowel movements are a window into the state of health of your whole body.  In fact, according to the International Institute of Nutrition Research, the health of your colon is a major… Read More


The Anti-Cancer Diet

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 15, 2012

The Anti- Cancer Diet by Dr. Sarah Axtell. ND Cancer is a disease that is commonly believed to be preventable. All cancers are a result of multiple mutations. These mutations are due to interaction with the environment. Genes, on the other hand, have… Read More


Inflammation Busters: Fish Oil vs. Flax Seeds

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 14, 2012

Naturopathic doctors have historically recognized inflammation as the root cause of most chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer. Today, doctors in the allopathic or conventional paradigm now also recognize inflammation as an underlying cause of cardiovascular disease. The therapeutic benefits of fish… Read More



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