Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family


The Gut-Brain-Sleep Connection

By Sarah Axtell, ND on August 12, 2017

In addition to fiber and water, there are certain hormones that put the digestive process into motion, thus keeping you regular. These hormones run on a regular rhythm or bio-time. This is often referred to as the “gut clock.” Melatonin is a key hormone… Read More

Conquering Sugar Cravings

By Joanne Aponte, ND on July 24, 2017

Cravings for sugar can be pretty intense for people on special diets whether it is the Anti-candida diet, a weight loss diet or when switching to a paleo diet for example. There are several dietary principles that can help ease these cravings. While you must… Read More

The Trouble with Dairy: Beyond Lactose Intolerance

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 21, 2017

One of the most common food sensitivities I see is dairy sensitivity, commonly causing brain fog, joint pain, digestive distress (gas, bloating, constipation), seasonal allergies and nasal congestion. This is different than lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance refers to the inability to digest the sugar… Read More

Colostrum: Liquid Gold, Not Just for Babies

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 21, 2017

Colostrum is not only baby’s first food but it is also considered a super-food for children and adults, especially those with a leaky gut. Colostrum, often termed “liquid gold,” is the secretion that mammals produce just prior to birth and right after birth to provide… Read More

Supporting Postpartum Hormone Balance

By Joanne Aponte, ND on June 19, 2017

Having a baby is no simple thing. Growing a baby, birthing a baby, and then feeding and caring for that baby 24/7 is a major demand on a mother both physically and emotionally. While this is one of the most amazing and rewarding experiences in… Read More

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