GETTING TO THE ROOT OF INSULIN RESISTANCE

GETTING TO THE ROOT OF INSULIN RESISTANCE What is Insulin Resistance? Insulin is a pro-inflammatory hormone made by the pancreas and released into the bloodstream by stimulation from blood sugar known as glucose. Insulin resistance occurs when insulin receptors on cells become inflamed and less responsive to insulin in the bloodstream, this can be due…

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HARVEST KALE SALAD

HARVEST KALE SALAD FOOD AS MEDICINE Researchers have identified over 45 different flavonoids in kale: kaempferol and quercetin top the list. These flavonoids combine both antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer benefits in a way that gives kale a leading dietary role. Kale can provide great benefit in combating chronic inflammation and oxidative stress. In addition, kale…

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Naturally Nourished Congee

NATURALLY NOURISHED CONGEE FOOD AS MEDICINE Congee is a traditional rice dish made with 4-5x the amount of cooking  liquid such as broth with long grain rice to form a porridge. This nourishing dish can work to solidify bowel movements if dealing with diarrhea while providing nourishment and therapeutic nutrients from the bone broth plus…

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Pumpkin Panna Cotta

PUMPKIN PANNA COTTA FOOD AS MEDICINE Pumpkin is a rich source of Vitamin A (200% of your daily need in one cup) in the form that best protects your vision. The soluble fiber and zinc in pumpkin play a role for blood sugar and insulin regulation while the phytosterols in the seeds aid in lowering your…

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Olive Tapenade

OLIVE TAPENADE FOOD AS MEDICINE:  Olives satisfy a craving for a salty snack while maintaining a low carb or ketogenic lifestyle. Olives and olive oil are bursting with phytonutrients and are a great source of Vitamin E as well as cancer-fighting antioxidants. Olives can help to lower blood pressure as well as cholesterol due to…

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Grassfed Beef and Butternut Squash Chili

GRASSFED BEEF AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH CHILI FOOD AS MEDICINE: Grassfed beef is rich in anti-inflammatory and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and CLAs (conjugated linoleic acids) and is free from added hormones and antibiotics found in conventionally raised animal products. For meats, eggs and dairy there are significant nutritional differences in pastured animal products resulting in increased…

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Halloween Gelatin Jigglers

HALLOWEEN GELATIN JIGGLERS FOOD AS MEDICINE:  These adorable gelatin jigglers are a great alternative to Halloween candy that can have some scary ingredients like high fructose corn syrup, partially hydrogenated oils and artificial colors. By using pasture-raised gelatin along with real fruit juice, these gummies are a therapeutic, gut-healing and antioxidant-packed treat that can be…

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Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BUTTER CUPS FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cacao is high in antioxidants, exceeding red wine, green tea, and other exotic superfoods. It is also high in magnesium, which aids in lowering blood pressure levels and helps to relax muscles. When choosing chocolate, always look for at least 70% cacao. These dark chocolate almond butter cups…

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DAIRY-FREE BABY LED WEANING BEVERAGE

BABY LED WEANING BEVERAGE FOOD AS MEDICINE: This weaning beverage is a great alternative to full fat cow’s milk when your milk production slows or your baby has weaned from breastfeeding but still wants a nourishing warm beverage. The composition is high in fat to support your babe sleeping through the night….your welcome! The egg…

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