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What Is Clinical Nutrition?

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Do you want to learn more about your health and how your diet impacts vital functions within your body? Our Clinical Nutritionists work with adults with a variety of health concerns to reach their goals and take control of their well-being. So, what is clinical nutrition? Read on to discover exactly what you need to […]

Nutritional Deficiencies in Hashimoto’s: Understanding, Prevention, & Support

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto’s disease, is an autoimmune condition that affects the thyroid gland. It is characterized by chronic inflammation of the thyroid, which can lead to an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). In this blog, we will explore what Hashimoto’s is, who it affects the most, and its prevalence among different age groups. We’ll […]

What is Leaky Gut?

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95% of the good microbes in your body are in your gut. When in balance, these tiny organisms work together with your body to support many important systems, such as your immune system. In fact, 70-80% of your immune cells are in your gut! The tiny ecosystem of microbes in your stomach and intestines is […]

Could Your PCOS Medications “B” the Problem?

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common conditions in reproductive-aged women. It is estimated that 8-13% of all reproductive-aged women have this condition and up to 70% of those women are undiagnosed. People with PCOS have cysts on their ovaries that cause hormonal symptoms such as: Anxiety Depression Fatigue Irregular menstrual cycles […]

Junior Joint Pain

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), formerly known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (RA), is joint inflammation in children 16 years of age or younger, lasting for at least 6 weeks. Unlike adult rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that is chronic and can last a lifetime without proper diagnosis or intervention, children usually outgrow JIA. But do they really? JIA […]

Diabetes and Dementia and B12 Deficiency, Oh My!

Diabetes affects 11.3% of people in the US, and 90-95% of those people have type 2 diabetes. What many people may not know, however, is that all forms of diabetes will increase your risk of dementia. Glucose (sugar) is an essential source of energy for your brain, so when your insulin is not metabolizing it […]

Achieve A Healthier Gut By Eating These Foods

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Discover how eating these foods can get you a healthier gut! We’ve all experienced these symptoms more than we can count! Bloating, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, and the general feeling of blah.  That’s a common feeling after eating a large greasy meal. Or indulging in a rich dessert. Or grabbing a bunch of convenience food when […]

You Aren’t Always What You Eat

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Eating healthy isn’t always enough. We can eat a variety of organic vegetables, fruits, and meats and still be missing out on the macronutrients that these foods deliver. Poor soil health from overcropping leads to less nutrient-dense foods, and our internal gut health may be missing the “good stuff” that helps us absorb and digest […]

ImmunoXym: The Best Way to Get the Benefits of Green Tea

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Green tea has been used for centuries in Asia for its medicinal properties, and recent research has taught us that it may be an important tool for tackling autoimmunity. The extract from green tea has been shown to support T-regulatory cells, which help to suppress an overactive immune response and reduce inflammation. Sunphenon®, a decaffeinated […]

There is nothing “Sweet” about Artificial Sweeteners and Leaky Gut

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Your habits influence your attitude, sleep, food cravings…and autoimmunity. Many of you that suspect you may have an autoimmune condition, or have been diagnosed with one, may in fact have two or more lurking within.  Have you noticed that when you eat pleasure-seeking foods such as sweets, alcohol, or caffeine (and for some, Chinese food), […]