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Acne

Acne is a problem everyone faces at some point in their lives. It occurs most often during the teenage years though, because there are major hormonal changes happening within the body during puberty. This common fact, though, is a key insight to the causes of adult and ongoing chronic acne problems. Many people mistakenly believe that things such as chocolate will cause acne. Yes, some people will break out more when they’ve eaten too much chocolate, but for most this…

Meat & Veggie Delight Pizza

Craving pizza but don’t want to ruin your diet (or health!) with typical fast-food pizza? Try my delicious, homemade, Meat and Veggie Delight Pizza. The family will love it and it’s full of nutrients to keep your body in tip top shape. It’s already full of healthy protein and veggies, but feel free to add more of your favorites to this tasty meal! Enjoy! Ingredients: Olive oil spray 1 cup sweet onion strips 1 cup sliced button mushrooms 3⁄4 cup…

Cajun Jambalaya

Try this delicious, Cajun Jambalaya for a healthy, balanced meal that while help you achieve optimal health! It’s loaded with healthy proteins and vegetables so you can look and feel your best. Enjoy! Ingredients: 14 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced 1 red onion, diced 1⁄2 tsp. garlic, minced 14 oz. can no salt added tomatoes with juice, chopped 1 red pepper, diced 1 yellow pepper, diced 1⁄2 cup frozen corn kernels 2 tsp. hot sauce 2 tsp. chili powder…

Fresh Summer Salad

Pair this fresh, summer salad with a protein of your choice. It's light and flavorful, keeping your body lean and strong during the summer months. Add extra vegetables or fruit like avocados or blueberries for an extra burst of flavor. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 1⁄2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 tsp. freshly ground pepper 1 heart of romaine lettuce, torn or cut into bite-sized pieces (3 cups lightly packed) 1-8-oz container of strawberries, sliced 3 oz. (3⁄4…

Airborne & Environmental Allergies & Sensitivities

By: Kristine May, BSHS, NTP Nutritional Therapist – West Clinic Airborne allergies are inflammatory responses to foreign materials that make their way into the body. Most commonly referred to as hay fever, symptoms can range from runny or clogged nose, itchy, watery or puffy eyes, rashes, sneezing or coughing, itchiness in nose or throat, and sometimes dark circles under the eyes (caused by increases in blood flow to the sinuses). These symptoms can be in response to grasses, hay, pollens,…

Food Allergies, Sensitivities and Intolerances

By: Kristine May, BSHS, NTP Allergies, sensitivities and intolerances are overreactions of the immune system. The immune system is a very complex system that is interconnected with many other organ systems and their functioning.  An allergy is different from a sensitivity or an intolerance.  You can be predisposed to allergies through your genetic programming, but most times people develop food sensitivities or intolerances over time.  It begins long before the manifestation of allergic symptoms and takes a severely disturbed intestinal…

Sweet and Spicy Walnut Fruit Salad

This delicious, Sweet and Spicy Walnut Fruit Salad is the perfect addition to any picnic, BBQ, potluck or just as a snack to keep around the house. Instead of dessert, this fruit salad’s sweet, tangy taste will keep you from reaching for sugar loaded cookies and candies. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 package strawberries, halved 1 package raspberries 1 mango, sliced 3 kiwis, peeled and sliced 2 apples (any color/brand), wedges 1 nectarine, chopped 1 Tbsp. honey 1 Tbsp. hot water 3⁄4…

What’s For Breakfast?

A healthy, low glycemic breakfast is the best way to start your day so you can lose weight, improve mental focus, and conquer fatigue. Eating foods at breakfast that have a low glycemic index may help prevent a spike in blood sugar throughout the morning and after the next meal of the day. These breakfast foods can also increase feelings of satiety and fullness and may make people less likely to overeat throughout the day. The glycemic index ranks foods…

Party Ready Chicken Breasts

As summer comes to an end and the kids start going back to school, it might be time for one last summer party! Try these delicious, Party Ready Chicken Breasts with your favorite healthy, colorful side dishes for a fun send off to a great summer! Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 3 tsp. dried rosemary 
10 large leaves fresh sage 
1 1⁄2 cups dry red wine 4 tsp. garlic, minced
1⁄2 tsp. red…

Detoxification Redefined

Environmental Toxins A Global Issue Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are toxic chemicals that adversely affect human health and the environment around the world. Because they can be transported by wind and water, most POPs generated in one country can and do affect people and wildlife far from where they are used and released. They persist for long periods of time in the environment and can accumulate and pass from one species to the next through the food chain. In the…

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