Glenda’s Grain Free, Blood Orange Chocolate Muffin Recipe

For those observing the Passover Holiday or for those people who are Celiac or grain free finding a tasty dessert for those special family Holiday gatherings can be difficult. With this recipe you won’t have to sacrifice taste for health. My sister in-law Glenda is a cooking genius and this is her recipe that I tried, fairly successfully I think, to replicate myself. It is kosher for Passover as well as gluten-free for a delicious Passover or Easter treat.

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Top Natural Allergy Support Remedies

Allergy season is upon us and for many people this means suffering with itchy eyes, sneezing, itchy throat, sinus congestion, runny nose and asthma. OTC and prescription anti-histamines can be a symptomatic fix but there are also some great non-pharmaceutical options for people to try as well. Below is a list of my favorite natural remedies for allergy support I like to try with patients. Remember to always consult with your doctor before starting a new supplement regimen.

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Why Am I So Bloated?-Top 12 Most Common Causes and Solutions

Bloating is a very common clinical complaint that we naturopathic doctors see in functional medicine practice. Its manifestations are varied and having a skilled understanding of all the potential root causes is key to successful treatment. Most conventional doctors overlook the varied potential causes of this common symptom and treat symptomatically. Finding a skilled practitioner well versed in functional gastroenterology is essential for proper resolution of this uncomfortable symptom.

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Eating Mushrooms Lowers Risk of Cognitive Decline

New research out of the National University of Singapore is confirming exciting health information for people who love and regularly consume culinary mushrooms. According to the new study people who regularly consume over 300 grams of mushrooms per week (150 grams twice per week in 2 divided doses) had lower incidences of mild cognitive impairment than those that did not.

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Natural Treatment Options for Depression

During the Holiday season the sun drops away and many people experience symptoms of seasonal depression. it is always important to have your depression symptoms diagnosed and managed by a qualified health care practitioner. The following is a list of my favorite go-to treatment options for depression that I like to try with patients before perusing more aggressive pharmaceutical options as a last resort.  

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Weightlifting To Increase Longevity

Weightlifting is such a powerful modality to help stem the effects of aging. In addition to strengthening bones and muscles weightlifting has been shown to increase cognitive abilities and mental acuity. Muscle size and strength is a directly correlated with mortality risk. The more muscle you have as you age the greater your predicted longevity will be.

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Top 10 Ways To Support Your Thyroid Naturally

The Thyroid is the master gland that is responsible for energy metabolism in every single cell of the body. It manages temperature fluctuations (kind of like an internal thermostat), weight fluctuations, energy, skin, hair, bowel health, heart beat, neurological and brain function, as well as coordinating the creation and function of all the other hormones of the body.

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