6 Steps to a Simple Spring Cleanse

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We all want to be healthy. We buy organic food, purify our drinking water, and exercise daily. Despite our most valiant efforts to maintain a clean lifestyle, however, we cannot completely avoid exposure to toxins. There are more than 27 …


5 Ways Mushrooms Benefit Your Brain

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A study published online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease on March 12, 2019, reported that seniors who ate two servings of cooked mushrooms per week were half as likely to have mild cognitive impairment—a decline in mental function that …



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This is NOT a disease, so let’s stop treating it like it is. Instead, let’s look at strategies to navigate these changes more efficiently. Let’s take a look at the list of common complaints associated with menopause: Hot flashes Night …

Smoky Cauliflower Hummus

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These days I find myself asking, “Is there anything cauliflower can’t do?”  Until recently, I viewed cauliflower as a colorless, tasteless addition to otherwise tempting crudités.  Picked last from every platter and a host’s worst nightmare… what are we to …


Revisiting Obesity, Lifestyle, and the Microbiome

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Obesity is not easily explained. For most people struggling with their weight, the underlying causes are far more complex than a poor diet and a lack of exercise. Genetics, medications, environmental exposures, and other lifestyle factors interact to disrupt metabolism …


Coconut Oil: Awesome or Awful?

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“Coconut oil is pure poison,” according to Harvard Professor Karin Michels, who recorded a YouTube video that went viral last September. I still hear people talking about this video, so I thought addressing this might still be helpful. The 50-minute …


Is it Time to Break up with a Loved One?

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Our relationship with food. Is it a healthy one? Do we feel vibrant and energized on a regular basis?  Or, is it more likely that we feel blah, sluggish, and/or bloated? Even worse, are we in pain most of the …


Wasabi Miso Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Growing up in the Midwest, my grandmother would often tell me she’d never met a potato she didn’t like.  We’d laugh when she said this, but I certainly couldn’t argue with her. Mashed, roasted, baked, fried, or au gratin… potatoes …


Type 3 Diabetes: A Form of Alzheimer’s Disease

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As we entered in to the new year, many people made resolutions to improve their overall health. Sometimes those resolutions seem to fall by the wayside within 30 days. Here might be just the reason why you will want to …