The Methylation Diet

Posted April 30, 2018 | Nutrition & Health Tips

Methylation Diet By Brooke Erickson, MS, CN The mapping of the human genome in 2001 was a significant milestone for the science of epigenetics and catapulted us into a new world of research. The opportunity for individuals to learn their DNA has become easily accessible through direct-to-consumer companies. While this has great potential for health… read more

Ketogenic Diet for Autism

Posted February 19, 2018 | kids, Nutrition & Health Tips

By Brooke Erickson, MS, CN The Ketogenic Diet (KD) has gained a lot of attention lately and for good reason. Its therapeutic use, especially relating to metabolic and neurological conditions, has a lot of potential benefits and is currently a hot topic in scientific research. The KD was originally developed by the Mayo Clinic in… read more

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

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