Food Sensitivities? How to Stay Motivated on an Elimination Diet.

Posted September 22, 2017 | Nutrition & Health Tips

An elimination diet can be a challenging endeavor as it entails making dramatic changes in your grocery shopping and cooking habits. It is a two to four-week process, which involves removing foods from your diet that could potentially be detrimental to your gastrointestinal system, weight status, energy level, memory, mood, muscular system, skin, etc Here… read more

What are Essential Amino Acids?

Posted August 21, 2017 | Nutrition & Health Tips

Did you know that our body utilizes twenty different amino acids to make its proteins? Proteins are vital for our cells, tissues, hormones, and muscles. Proteins also affect neurotransmitter function which involves regulating several systems in the body. Neurotransmitters affect energy, mood, sleep, emotions, memory, and appetite.   The body has the ability to produce… read more

Screen time, sleep and behaviors

Posted November 29, 2016 | From Us, kids

By Lisa Yang, ND We all know that sleep is an important aspect of our health. Without getting an adequate amount of sleep we can become easily agitated, irritable, tired, and it can lead to a cyclical pattern of poor sleep. This blog post will present recent research showing the relationship between screen time, behavior,… read more

Be summer ready!

Posted July 24, 2016 | From Us

By Li Yang, ND Summer vacation is in full swing and the weather is finally starting to become sunnier. This is usually the time when trips, camps, and family outings are planned. Planning ahead and being prepared while on the road is key for a successful trip. Here are 5 summer travel tips to remember… read more

Tips for Meal Planning at Home

Posted May 18, 2016 | Nutrition & Health Tips, snacks

Although meal planning can seem stressful and difficult to add to your already busy routine, if executed correctly it can actually save time and money, and bring you and your family together for more nutritious, home cooked meals. Here are a few suggestions to get you started: Create An Archive: Start by writing down all… read more

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