Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family


Functional Foods

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2014

One of my favorite sayings, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” is getting renewed interest lately. Functional foods are defined as any healthy food claimed to have health-promoting or disease-preventing properties beyond the basic function of supplying energy or calories. Today,… Read More

What I keep in my fridge and pantry

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2014

A gluten-free, dairy-free (cow dairy, that is) lifestyle does not have to mean bare cabinets. Here are some essentials to help you and your family stay healthy without going hungry. Veggies Any fresh veggie is a healthy one- my favorites include… Read More

Love Your Heart

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2014

Heart Disease is the number one cause of death. And it’s preventable! The most common heart disease in the US is coronary artery disease presenting as a heart attack. February is National Heart Month so it’s time to take steps to prevent… Read More

What Your Food Cravings Reveal about Your Health

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2014

As a naturopathic doctor, I frequently ask people if they have any food cravings. Food cravings can reveal a lot about your health. Food cravings can be both emotionally based, but they can also tie into your physical health. Like physical symptoms, food cravings give… Read More

Gluten-Free Orange Cranberry Muffins

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2014

Cece and I made these today after I picked her up from daycare. They were celebrating a birthday at daycare with chocolate cupcakes, and since Cece couldn’t have one (we are trying to be strictly gluten-free with her lately), I told her we’d make some… Read More

Maca for Mamas

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2014

In honor of Mother’s Day, this post is for all you tired mamas out there that need a an natural boost!   Maca is a plant native to the Andes, revered for its many nutritional and medicinal properties. Maca is a true super-food, for it… Read More

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