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Leaky Gut

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 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 onApril 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 onMarch 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 onFebruary 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 onJanuary 3, 2013

These blondies make a delicious Fall 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… Read More

Healthy Gut, Healthy You

By Sarah Axtell, ND onJanuary 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

Medicinal Mushrooms- their Role in Cancer

By Sarah Axtell, ND onDecember 11, 2012

This review of a meta-analysis study highlights the benefits of the medicinal mushroom, Coriolus versicolor. Cancer patients that took Coriolus had a 9% absolulte reduction in 5-year mortality. The findings were most significant in patients with breast, colorectal and gastric cancers. Coriolus supports the… Read More

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