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Lyme Lessons

Lyme Disease Transmission + Myths: Part 1

As the sun heats up and summer fun gets underway, one thing is for certain: bugs want to be invited to the party. Living in the Midwest, one illness that sometimes goes unnoticed until it becomes a chronic issue, is Lyme disease.  You have probably heard about or know someone that has been bitten by Read More

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Vitamin D + Viruses

I hope you are all staying safe during these interesting times and getting outside to breathe in some fresh air and to soak in some vitamin D from the sun! In this current pandemic, medical experts are trying to piece together the puzzle and provide a roadmap to treating this infection.  New data and research Read More

SARS virus

Treating viruses without fear

The coronavirus has created quite an uproar in the media. Deaths. Infections. Masks … Lots of masks. Hysteria. Quarantine. Travel bans. I bought a bubble and decided I’ll live in it for the next few months. Just kidding. What I’ve learned in health is that fear rarely solves problems. It usually makes people act hysterical Read More

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Heavy Metal Testing

Heavy metals are around us everywhere in our water and our environment. Homes built prior to 1978 have increased incidence for lead paint and pipes. Many beauty products are not regulated by the FDA and have a variety of chemical and heavy metal toxicants present. If you have a silver filling in your mouth, it Read More

Thyroid Health

Thyroid Disease: A Feminist Issue

I have had SO many women dismissed from their western medicine providers when coming into my office with symptoms of fatigue, inability to manage weight, body temperature dysregulation, poor sleep, change in mood, hair loss/brittle nails/skin changes, bowel changes and more. These ladies have two tests done if lucky (TSH and T4) which usually come Read More

Tuna Noodles

Tuna Noodles – Gluten & Dairy Free

Trying to find variety in foods can be challenging. I have always enjoyed the challenge of trying to make different sauces and recipes to enjoy. As my dietary needs have evolved over the years, so has my creativity in the kitchen. I was playing around trying to make an amazing “buddha bowl” sauce. I found Read More

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Mashed Potatoes – Vegan – Dairy Free – Allergy Friendly

Potatoes! They can be a staple at family parties and Holidays. With a few easy changes, the whole family can enjoy this delicious side dish! Ingredients: 1 Bag of Organic Potatoes (your choice of type) – around 8 large potatoes 8 TBS of Earth Balance Soy Free Vegan Butter 1.5-2.5 Cups of Dairy free milk Read More

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Fudge – Healthier Alternative to Fudge – Allergy Friendly Recipe

The Holidays can be hard if you have food allergies or sensitivities. Most people have some sort of sensitivity whether they know it or not. Around the holidays people can feel more bloated, have stomach pains, feel tired, and get sick easily. This is usually caused by a lowered immune system and the presence of Read More