HOLY BASIL!

Ever feel like you can't seem to catch up with life? Well, I can definetly relate. Although I would love to take all stress and anxiety out of my patients lives (and my own), I am also realistic that sometimes life just happens and all we can do is support our body from this inevitable... Continue Reading →

Gut Protection using Marshmellow Root

There's much more to that sweet, fluffy treat we enjoy melted in a s'more or sprinkled atop hot cocoa. Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis) is an ancient herb whose Greek name, Althainean, means "to heal." Ancient Greek and Egyptian healers used Marshmallow flowers and leaves in salads to support healthy digestion. A secretion, known as mucilage, from... Continue Reading →

Delicious Gluten-Free Pasta Finally!

Yes, it's true! Pasta made from lentils is one of the tastiest and most nutritious gluten-free options for many people. Typically made from red lentils, also known as pulses, lentil pasta is more than just naturally gluten-free … it's also rich in dietary fiber (as much as 11 g per serving) high in protein (between... Continue Reading →

Gut Protection with L-Glutamine

When you have a digestive illness, it essentially means that your delicate intestinal lining (the mucosa) is damaged, making it impossible to extract nutrients and other substances crucial for your body's biological processes. The amino acid L-Glutamine is one of these substances. A protein building block, L-Glutamine is stored in muscle where it's vital to... Continue Reading →

EWG’s Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

The EWG (Environmental Worker's Group) is dedicated in providing consumers the most up to date information about foods, home products, beauty products and much much more. The EWG recently came out with a dirty dozen guide to food additives. With more than 10,000 food additivies currently allowed in foods according to the FDA standards, there... Continue Reading →

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