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5 Ways to Boost Serotonin Naturally

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 29, 2021

Low levels of serotonin can lead to depression, anxiety, PMS, pain, fatigue, binge eating, hot flashes, low sex drive, and IBS (constipation and/or diarrhea). The most common conventional treatment is antidepressants (such as SSRIs). But there are many natural ways to get your body making… Read More


Sweet and Spicy Maca Truffles

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 22, 2021

Maca is a plant native to the Andes, revered for its many nutritional and medicinal properties. Maca is a true superfood, for it is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, plant sterols, protein, and essential fatty acids. Maca provides support for hot flashes, vaginal dryness,… Read More


Brazil Nut “Parmesan” Crusted Halibut

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 22, 2021

This Brazil nut “parmesan” makes for a delicious crispy crust for fish, chicken, or tofu. The brazil nuts are an excellent source of selenium, which is “food for your thyroid.” The nutritional yeast has a savory, cheesy flavor and is a good source of energizing-B12. Read More


Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Green Goddess Dressing

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 22, 2021

Cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and brussels sprouts, shift the metabolism of estrogen, reducing the cancer-promoting potency of estrogen.   Cruciferous vegetables contain Indole-3-carbinol which turns into Diindolylmethane (DIM). DIM is an enzyme that helps to clear excess estrogen out of circulation properly… Read More


Superfood Breakdown: Chlorophyll

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 22, 2021

Supplementing with liquid chlorophyll drops seems to be all the rage right now. Let’s unpack whether or not this “green blood of plants” is worth adding to your water. First, let’s discuss what it is and its health benefits. Chlorophyll is the pigment that… Read More



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