The Difference Between Men and Women’s Hormones

By Alane Archer, ND, CNC and Scarlett Eriksen Men and women are similar as we are human creations, but many times it seems like women are from one planet and men are from a different planet. There are hundreds of books describing how different men and women are. One of the causes of men

5 Reasons to Eat More Spinach

By Alane Archer, ND, CNC Eat More Spinach! Spinach is a healthy source of fiber and contains many nutrients, including vitamin K, calcium, magnesium, folate, vitamin C, iron, manganese, potassium, tryptophan and other vitamins and minerals. 1. A recent study found a bowl of spinach every day increases muscle efficiency. Researchers from the Karolinska

2017 Dirty Dozen

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Annah Gillette Since you have been following this blog for awhile, you understand the dangers of pesticide and chemicals used to grow foods. It is important to know where your produce comes from and how it is treated where you buy it. Environmental Working Group released its 2017

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Is Sugar Really Bad For You

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Donna Manrique Life can be tough for many, we get tired and burned out and when we do...........many people tend to reach for SUGAR to help them get through the day. After all, sugar is mother nature’s sweetener and occurs naturally in fruits and vegetables, perfectly healthy, right?

Top 5 Places Arsenic is Hiding in Your Food

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Donna Manrique “Recent Consumer Reports testing discovered double-digit amounts of arsenic and lead ABOVE FEDERAL STANDARDS in a portion of the 88 samples of apple and grape juices it tested.” Arsenic is a poison used in pesticides, and also has many other uses.  But why would arsenic find

Why Gum is Hurting Your Gut

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Donna Manrique Let’s talk microbiome balance. What’s that you ask? (Me too when I first started looking into all the issues that could be causing my brother issues.   See, my brother Michael has down syndrome and he can’t always tell me what’s going on, so I’ve done A

Are Medications Causing Nutrient Deficiencies in Your Body?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Donna Manrique Medications are prescribed to help induce healing or to aid with a serious medical condition. Now, this is a very good time just to remind you of ways to prevent needing medication in the first place. Sometimes medication is needed, we understand that, but try to

3 Exercises to Keep You Strong This Summer

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings Summer is what I would describe as a "happy season." With all the warm weather and sunlight it only seems right to relax near the water. After all, it is summer time, time for BBQ's, coolers, and some outdoor fun. Going for bike rides, walking, and

Want Clear Skin? Going Gluten-Free Can Help

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings Most people who struggle with skin issues like acne or eczema have spent countless amounts of money on prescriptions (that have side effects and cause other problems), creams and ointments, dermatologist appointments, facials, and facial cleansers, all to no avail. We understand how frustrating that can

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