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The Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

By |July 4th, 2020|

Kimchi.  Miso.  Kefir.  Sauerkraut.  Olives.  Fermented veg.  Cured sausages.  Sourdough Bread.  Artisan cheeses.... This sounds like the perfect charcuterie!  Pair it with a kombucha cocktail or fermented beer, and who's to lose with this happy hour made in digestive heaven?! Fermentation: an Ancient Tradition turned Hip & Healthful Fermented foods have taken on a massive shine in recent years, and [...]

What’s goin’ on with SKIN is goin’ on within!

By |June 14th, 2020|

Skin.  It's the first impression we put out to the world.  It's what greets us every time we look in the mirror.  Our skin tells a story of where we've been and it can make or break how we feel about ourselves.  Thus the relationship we have with with our skin is powerful. What goes on with our skin is [...]

Sunscreen or Sunburn- Which is Worse?

By |June 4th, 2020|

Summer is rolling in quickly and the weather forecast is calling for hot and sunny weather.  The debate around chemical sunscreen is a conversation that comes up often at the clinic and we are here to put it to rest.   Sunscreen Studies and Findings When the FDA started considering the safety of the ingredients in sunscreen, they grandfathered in [...]

What IS Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

By |May 28th, 2020|

With Karen our Registered Massage Therapist returning to clinic next week, we wanted to showcase how a certain type of massage can contribute to your immune resilience! There is a lot of hype around lymphatic drainage massage, but what is it and how can it help you?  Follow along! But first, a message from Karen herself!   "I trust that [...]

Green Smoothies Even Your Kids Will Love!

By |May 22nd, 2020|

Smoothies, and in particular green smoothies, are a fun and fantastically easy way to get a bucket of nutrients into yourself and your kids.  I’ll admit, the first time I heard about having a ‘green shake’, I absolutely balked at the idea: How could blending a salad be even remotely delicious?  And you think my kids are going to eat [...]

Why A Probiotic Won’t Work

By |May 9th, 2020|

Probiotics have become a hot topic in medicine in recent years.  The WHO defines probiotics as "live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host"2 There has been a huge surge of research done on these critters over the past several years, all seeking answers to their role in human health and disease.  And [...]