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Fat + Carbs= Dangerous Combination

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 5, 2019

Fat is good for you…but NOT when combined with carbs (ie. French fries, chocolate cake and doughnuts). This dangerous combination can raise ghrelin, the “hunger hormone,” telling you to pick up your fork. Combining carbs and fat can also induce a temporary state of… Read More


Feed Your Gut Microbiome With Food

By Joanne Aponte, ND on March 19, 2019

Your gut microbiome is made up of all the micro-organisms (bacteria) that live in your digestive tract. There are likely 10 times more bacterial cells in your body than there are human cells! In other words, we are mostly bacteria (not human!). A majority of… Read More


Cleanse for the New Year

By Joanne Aponte, ND on January 9, 2019

The new year is the perfect time to cleanse and “wipe your slate clean” so to speak. It is a great way to start the year off right and make a big step forward in achieving whatever health goals you may have. There is… Read More


Meal Planning Tips and Guide

By Joanne Aponte, ND on January 9, 2019

  When it comes to eating healthfully, it all takes planning, time and more cooking at home. I have not found any way around this. But there are ways to to make it easier and reduce the time you have to spend on planning and… Read More



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