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Cleansing with the Seasons

By Joanne Aponte, ND on September 13, 2017

The changing season is the perfect time to cleanse and “wipe your slate clean” so to speak. Cleansing in the fall is helpful as the body prepares for the winter – a time of rest, energy conservation and turning inward. There is no doubt… Read More


The Dangers of Vegetable Oil

By Sarah Axtell, ND on September 12, 2017

You’ve likely heard vegetable oils are “heart-healthy” and that butter is bad. Here is why this is all wrong: 1. Inflammation Vegetable oils (canola, corn, soy, peanut, sunflower and safflower) used to be considered healthy, but they are in fact the most toxic cooking… Read More


Sauteed Beets, Carrots and Greens

By Sarah Axtell, ND on September 11, 2017

This veggie side dish is nourishing and cleansing. And it could not be easier! Enjoy! Sauteed Beets, Carrots and Greens ¼ cup coconut oil 1 small onion 2-3 cloves of garlic – pressed or finely chopped Bunch of beets (red… Read More


Healthy Snacks for Kids (and the whole family!)

By Joanne Aponte, ND on September 10, 2017

Keys to building healthy snacks: Include all the 3 main food groups to make a complete wholesome snack or meal.   For example, avoid giving carbohydrate alone (crackers, cookies, cereal, pasta etc). All 3 food groups are needed to meet your child’s energy demands whether for… Read More


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


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