Breaking Down Bone Broth

Posted November 22, 2013 | Nutrition & Health Tips

Introduction We often recommend bone broth or stock to our patients because we view it as a medicinal food.  Broth is a time-honored remedy believed to heal what ails you.  But what is the science behind grandma’s reason for telling you to eat chicken soup when you are sick? First, let’s discuss the difference between… read more

Why Essential Fats are Essential

Posted October 29, 2013 | Nutrition & Health Tips

All the craze in the 90’s said that fats were bad, and now we cannot hear enough about “good fats”. It’s true, fats are good, some essential. They are referred to as essential due to the fact that the body cannot make them itself. Instead, we must consume these essential fatty acids (EFA’s) from our… read more

Kids Seasonal Immunity & the Influence of Nutrition

Posted October 14, 2013 | Nutrition & Health Tips

Introduction Fall brings many changes— the weather cools down, the leaves turn pretty colors, and kids are back in school participating in lots of new activities.  This transitional time can leave children more susceptible to illness.  Fun fact: the average preschooler brings home around nine colds each year and kindergarteners have around 12 colds per… read more

The Healthy Lunchbox! Tips for your child

Posted October 1, 2013 | Nutrition & Health Tips

Back-to-school season is in full swing.  Our weekday mornings are back to being super busy and sometimes downright hectic.  The thought of packing a healthy lunch can often feel daunting or nearly impossible, especially if we haven’t planned ahead.  This is when we ‘re inclined to turn toward the less-healthy convenience items as a quick… read more

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