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Hair Loss

By Katarina Meister, ND onMay 28, 2022

Our hair can be a symbol of our overall health and wellbeing. The growing hair follicle, a hair follicle in the anagen phase, requires a substantial amount of nutrients to sustain the rapid production of new cells, and thus is highly vulnerable to nutrient deficiencies,… Read More

Top 5 Energy Boosters

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMay 26, 2022

Feeling run down, depleted, or burned out? Try these 5 energy boosters: Start the day with protein. According to our natural circadian rhythm, morning is a time when we should feel most energized…but that is not the case for a lot of people. If you… Read More

Turmeric Papaya Smoothie

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMay 26, 2022

Papayas are a dietary staple in the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica- a Blue Zone. They are rich in papain, an enzyme that aids in digestion and reduces inflammation. Papayas are also a good source of the vitamins A, C, and E. In addition to the… Read More

Eat Beets…and chew them slowly…

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMay 25, 2022

Beets are one of the healthiest vegetables. They are a good dietary source of nitrates, which can be converted to nitric oxide. Nitric oxide enhances exercise performance, improves brain function, and lowers blood pressure. Nitric oxide is essential for optimal blood flow. In order to… Read More

Purple Cornbread Muffins

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMay 9, 2022

Purple corn flour is a dietary staple in the Blue Zone region of Nicoya, Costa Rica. Purple corn is rich in anthocyanins- antioxidants that have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties. Research also shows that the anthocyanins found in purple corn may also be beneficial for helping… Read More

Mediterranean Kale Salad with White Beans

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMay 9, 2022

Inspired by the Blue Zone regions of Sardinia, Ikaria, and Loma Linda Beans are a dietary staple of every Blue Zone. Blue Zones are regions around the world where people live the longest and are the healthiest. This recipe includes white beans, or cannellini beans,… Read More

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