Game Day Guacamole

GAME DAY GUACAMOLE FOOD AS MEDICINE Avocados contribute B vitamins and fatty acids that aid to manage stress response and reduce excess cortisol stress hormone! Avocados are also higher in potassium than bananas and offer a great source of vitamin E, K, B6, and folate. They have a healthy fatty acid profile that has demonstrated…

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Immune Supporting Elderberry Gummies

IMMUNE SUPPORTING ELDERBERRY GUMMIES FOOD AS MEDICINE Elderberry based medications are thought to date back to Ancient Egypt and this potent plant was described by Hippocrates as a “medicine chest” because of the wide range of conditions it seemed to benefit. Elderberry is one of the top antiviral herbs on the planet and can aid…

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Prosciutto Chips

PROSCIUTTO CHIPS FOOD AS MEDICINE Pasture-raised pork is an excellent source of B vitamins and is high in anti-inflammatory, heart healthy and cancer-fighting omega 3 fatty acids as well as CLAs. Pork is also an excellent source of the amino acid tryptophan, which we usually associate with our Thanksgiving turkey, which the body uses as…

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Forecasting 2018 Nutrition Trends

Forecasting 2018 Nutrition Trends Nutrition and the sphere of functional medicine is ever-evolving and it is always fun to look back at trends of the past year and see which will stay and which will go. From vitamin vaping and unicorn toast to superfood lattes and ketogenic diets, this past year has come with its own…

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Naturally Nourished Acai Bowl

NATURALLY NOURISHED ACAI BOWL FOOD AS MEDICINE Acai berries have been shown in some studies to be richer in protective antioxidants than cranberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries or goji berries. Their deep purple pigment tells us that they are a rich source of anthocyanins and concentration of this particular antioxidant is estimated to be between…

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Epigenetics: the influence you have on your genes!

EPIGENETICS: THE INFLUENCE YOU HAVE ON YOUR GENES! You may have heard some of the scary statistics about disease trends in family history and you may have been told that there is nothing you can do about it as it is “genetic”. What if I told you your genes are NOT your destiny, instead your…

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Naturally Nourished Adrenal Rehab Elixir

NATURALLY NOURISHED ADRENAL REHAB ELIXIR FOOD AS MEDICINE: This electrolyte balancing formula boosts the adrenal glands, aiding in favorable cortisol response and regulating aldosterone, which plays a role in hydration and blood pressure stability. The lemon combined with the buffered vitamin C provides a fuel boost to the adrenal glands. The bioflavonoids in the lemon promote…

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Keto Lavender Hot Cocoa

KETO LAVENDER HOT COCOA FOOD AS MEDICINE Lavender is commonly used in essential oil diffusers or for topical application to reduce stress and aid in restful sleep, but it can also be ingested if in a quality form like a food grade essential oil or tea. The raw cacao used in this beverage provides magnesium…

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Grassfed Beef Knuckle Bone Broth

FOOD AS MEDICINE Bone broth contains the amino acid glutamine, which aids in rebuilding the gut where most of the immune system is regulated. Bone broth is like a “facelift” for the gut as the glutamine sealant is paired with collagen, which tightens gut junctions to aid in repair from “leaky gut” while supporting improved…

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