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Digestible Tips for Vibrant Health

Featuring nutrition and lifestyle advice and recipes with a sprinkle of education and plenty of tangible take-aways.

Do Saturated Fats Raise Cholesterol

Do Saturated Fats Raise Cholesterol?

How to lower your heart disease risk with nutrition February is heart health month so it’s a good time to dispel many of the cholesterol myths. Often our clients come to their appointment with their latest cholesterol labs and have been told that they need to lower their cholesterol to...

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Improve Digestion

Balance Stress to Improve Digestion

For me, the year 2020 often felt like a period of constant stress everywhere from low to moderate and high.  This may even be one of the few times that being bored was actually stressful.  We’ve turned the page on the calendar and are trying to be optimistic for 2021. ...

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How Stress Impacts Your Immune system

Let’s face it, we’re all a little stressed right now. 2020 has been a hard year on many, many levels. As Covid cases rise, our lives, schedules, and holiday plans are impacted. More importantly our health and livelihoods are threatened. That creates a lot of anxiety and worry. This is...

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Prebiotics and Prebiotic Foods

Prebiotic foods feed the good “bugs” in your digestive tract to help balance immunity, metabolism, and mood, heal leaky gut and maximize digestion.  One type of prebiotic is from resistant starch.  Dr. Christian’s article provides more information and tips about resistant starch.  Watch for and report any gas or bloating when...

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