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Telomeres: Markers of Aging

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 22, 2018

Telomeres are timekeepers in your cells. They are end caps of DNA strands that protect our genetic information. Picture the plastic ends of your shoelaces. In the same way, these plastic ends protect your shoelaces from fraying, telomeres protect genetic information. They allow cells… Read More


Adrenal Fatigue: The Road to Recovery

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 21, 2018

The adrenal glands are the organs that sit just above the kidneys that regulate stress and energy patterns. The adrenal glands can become impaired after periods of prolonged stress, resulting in a deficiency of important hormones, such as cortisol. This is often referred to as… Read More


Paleo Pad Thai with Chicken

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 21, 2018

This is a healthy twist on an all-time favorite- Pad Thai. Traditional pad thai is laden with sugar and carbs. This is a guilt-free version that the whole family will enjoy (not spicy so it’s kid-friendly!) Enjoy! Ingredients 4 medium zucchinis, spiralized (time saver-… Read More


Take Care of Your Heart

By Joanne Aponte, ND on February 12, 2018

Heart disease (including stroke and heart attack) is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. And it is completely preventable!! Start early and take care of your heart.  You will be doing yourself and your family a favor by incorporating some… Read More


Glowing Green Smoothie

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 11, 2018

To achieve that radiant and youthful glow, try this “Glowing Green Smoothie.” Ingredients: 8-12 oz. Unsweetened coconut or almond milk 1-2 tbsp Collagen powder 1 scoop Plant-based protein powder 2 tsps Matcha green tea powder ½-1 Banana (frozen or fresh) Handful Kale ¼-1/2 Avocado… Read More


Grapefruit and Arugula Salad with Avocado

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 11, 2018

“To age well, we must eat well.” This salad is one of the recipes I included in my “Anti-Aging” workshop. It is packed full of antioxidants. The ruby red grapefruit is an excellent source of vitamin C, which promotes collagen production. In addition… Read More


Nourish Your Skin: Creamy Avocado Lime Dip

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 11, 2018

This dip is a bright lift to a dark and wintry day. Avocados are a great source of healthy monounsaturated fats as well as vitamin E, one of the most important nutrients for the skin, protecting it from oxidative damage. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble… Read More


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