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Magnesium- the Missing Mineral

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 8, 2013

We live in a world of tension. Mentally, emotionally we are tense with anxiety, insomnia, depression and stress ever-so-present. And physically we are tense evidenced by muscle aches, restless legs, tremors, back pain, migraines or headaches, high blood pressure, and constipation. These symptoms may be… Read More


Leaky Gut

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 8, 2013

All disease begins in the gut. -Hippocrates Food allergens in the diet may contribute to the “leaky gut” syndrome. This means that the intestinal lining has become more porous. One of the functions of the gut is to be a barrier to the… Read More


Top Reasons to See a Naturopathic Doctor

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 3, 2013

Top Reasons to See a Naturopathic Doctor You want your support to be the best for YOU as a person, not a disease. You want your doctor to seek other recommendations besides drugs. You want to make informed decisions about your health and not just take… Read More


Natural Solutions for Seasonal Allergies

By Sarah Axtell, ND on March 21, 2013

In preparation for allergy season, follow theses guidelines below for a healthy immune response to allergens. Increase your intake of flavonoids. Flavonoids are plant pigments that help to strengthen your mucous membranes and protect your body from oxidative damage. They are found in blueberries, cherries,… Read More


The Role of Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 1, 2013

A recent study at the University of Massachusetts medical school evaluated the role of an anti-inflammatory diet and Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis). Results: 100% of the patients had symptom reduction and were able to reduce their medication. Conclusion: Diet change must be… Read More


Almond Butter Squash Blondies

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 3, 2013

These make a delicious treat or snack. They are a great way to get extra veggies in because they contain squash…yes, squash! The combination of squash and almond butter makes them moist, delicious and super healthy! The almond butter and almond flour provides protein, making… Read More


Healthy Gut, Healthy You

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 3, 2013

As a naturopathic doctor, I talk a lot about poop. The status of your bowel movements reveals a lot about the status of your overall health. In fact, according to the International Institute of Nutrition Research, the health of your colon is a major… Read More



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