Cold and flu season

Posted November 23, 2014 | kids

By Lisa Yang, ND Its that time of year again, cold and flu season is rapidly approaching. There are many different prevention strategies and remedies that are available to lower the risk of getting sick and for immune support this fall and winter season. Prevention steps: First and most importantly, washing hands regularly is the… read more

The GAPS Diet: Gut-Brain Connection 

Posted October 29, 2014 | Nutrition & Health Tips

By Adriane Angarano, MS, CN Gut-Brain Physiology It has been said that the gut is our second brain. This “second brain”, also known as the enteric nervous system (ENS), is made up of a network of hundreds of millions of neurons that run the entire length of our gastrointestinal tract. These neurons transmit information back… read more

The Scoop on Poop Part III

Posted September 19, 2014 | kids

By Sydmarie Boyle, ND Now that we have discussed what a healthy bowel movement should look like and all the different ways that it may go wrong, it is time to talk about different ways of testing. Assessing the bowels to determine the actual cause is important to guide treatment recommendations and follow the success… read more

Introduction to the GAPS Diet

Posted September 3, 2014 | Nutrition & Health Tips

By Adriane Angarano, MS, CN Welcome to the first of our GAPS Diet series. If you’ve never heard of the GAPS Diet before, GAPS™ stands for Gut and Psychology Syndrome and is a program designed to treat chronic health conditions that arise from a poorly functioning digestive system. Since the health of your gut is… read more

The Scoop on Poop, Part II

Posted June 26, 2014 | kids

By Sydmarie Boyle, ND At this point we have covered the finer points of the different shapes and sizes of poop. Now let’s cover the different shades of stool and what they can mean.  Remember, the bowel movement should be a nice brown (light to dark), torpedo shaped segment. Many other colors can show up… read more

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