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Healthy Hemp Hearts

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

Hemp hearts are my new favorite plant-based protein source. Hemp contains all 10 essential amino acids. Hemp also provides a nice balance of essential fats. Hemp hearts (or seeds) are a complete protein, providing 10 grams protein per 3 tbsp. Adding hemp hearts to oatmeal… Read More


Crispy Quinoa Cakes

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

The most common thing I hear from people when I ask if they like quinoa is, “Eh…it’s ok.” Rather than boiling a batch of plain old quinoa, try this recipe. It’s something to get you excited about this ancient grain. This recipe makes about 15-20… Read More


Carrot Raisin Flax Muffins

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

I love flaxseed. I love it for its delicious, nutty taste. And of course, I love it for its health benefits: 1. It is an excellent source of fiber, making your gut healthy. A happy,healthy gut is at the foundation of optimal health. 2. Read More


Understanding Food Allergies and Food Sensitivities

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 25, 2014

If you suffer from chronic constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, headaches, acne, eczema, psoriasis, anxiety (really, the list could go on and on), you may have an underlying food sensitivity. Most people know if they are allergic to a food, such as peanuts or shellfish. But… Read More


Healthy Hemp Hearts

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 5, 2014

Hemp hearts are my new favorite plant-based protein source. Hemp contains all 10 essential amino acids. Hemp also provides a nice balance of essential fats. Hemp hearts (or seeds) are a complete protein, providing 10 grams protein per 3 tbsp. Adding hemp hearts… Read More


SIBO: A Common Cause of IBS

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 21, 2014

IBS is the most common gastrointestinal disorder in the US. In fact, 15% of the population has IBS. IBS is a disorder characterized by abdominal pain, change in bowel function (constipation and.or diarrhea), and bloating. Until recently, the “It’s all in your head approach” to… Read More



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