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Natural Remedies for Depression
Depression/Anxiety

Natural Remedies for Depression

Are you interested in learning about natural remedies for depression? True Story: I was eight years old the first time...
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Counterfeit Supplements, Amazon and Your Health
ADHD

Counterfeit Supplements, Amazon and Your Health

Counterfeit supplements, Amazon and your health. Buying supplements on Amazon is fast and easy. Who doesn’t want sam...
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11 Signs Your Anxiety and Anger Are From Pyrrole Disorder
ADHD

11 Signs Your Anxiety and Anger Are From Pyrrole Disorder

Anxiety, anger, and stress are a normal part of the human experience. But if you find yourself unable to tolerate even...
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Breast Cancer, Methylation and Copper Toxicity
Copper Overload

Breast Cancer, Methylation and Copper Toxicity

Breast cancer, methylation, and copper toxicity share common links: Estrogen dominance/sensitivity, and a genetic inab...
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Suicide Awareness: What’s killing our daughters?
ADHD

Suicide Awareness: What’s killing our daughters?

Do you have a daughter? A granddaughter? Are you a woman? Has suicide impacted your life in any way? What’s killing...
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Zinc Deficiency, Infertility and Your Child’s Mood and Behavior
ADHD

Zinc Deficiency, Infertility and Your Child’s Mood and Behavior

Zinc deficiency can be passed on from parent to child, and it plays a critical role in fertility and gene programming ...
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Facts
ADHD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Facts

If you or a loved one suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), you know that anxiety and often depression acco...
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Depression, Anxiety and Copper Toxicity
ADHD

Depression, Anxiety and Copper Toxicity

Depression. Anxiety. Copper Toxicity. Conditions we don’t like to talk about. Conditions that are attached to a lot ...
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Resurrection is Possible
ADHD

Resurrection is Possible

Remember when you thought there was no hope, and then eventually it just got better, over time? Your vision was lost, ...
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Autism is Y(O)UR Problem
Autism

Autism is Y(O)UR Problem

Autism. It’s a word many people fear and one that has generated more headlines and controversy than cancer. And argu...
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ADHD & Kids: Underlying Causes You Don’t Know About
ADHD

ADHD & Kids: Underlying Causes You Don’t Know About

This month, the luck of the Irish is upon us, and sadly, most children’s diets are anything but lucky. I’m sure y...
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Citrus Cantaloupe Popsicles
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Citrus Cantaloupe Popsicles

We’re in full-on heatstroke mode here in California’s Central Valley, which means it’s time for popsicles! But n...
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Postpartum Depression and Copper Toxicity
Copper Overload

Postpartum Depression and Copper Toxicity

Every week I tell my patients "you’re not crazy, it’s not your fault, it’s copper toxicity that’s to blame." B...
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Chicken, Apple and Strawberry Salad
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Chicken, Apple and Strawberry Salad

My chicken, apple and strawberry salad is refreshing and light and makes a wonderful springtime lunch. An extremely ve...
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Eating Disorders Underlying Causes: Nutrient Deficiencies, Environment and Epigenetics
ADHD

Eating Disorders Underlying Causes: Nutrient Deficiencies, Environment and Epigenetics

The topic of eating disorders is near and dear to my heart, not only because of my own past struggle but also because ...
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Maple Cinnamon Butternut Squash with Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts
ADHD

Maple Cinnamon Butternut Squash with Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I know my maple cinnamon butternut squash with bacon roasted brussels sprouts will be a wonderful addition to your Tha...
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Paleo Turkey and Bok Choy Soup
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Paleo Turkey and Bok Choy Soup

My paleo turkey and bok choy soup is full of flavor and nutrients. Plus it’s super easy to assemble and very nourish...
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Schizophrenia: Nutrient Therapy to Balance Brain Chemistry
Copper Overload

Schizophrenia: Nutrient Therapy to Balance Brain Chemistry

Natural healing for schizophrenia is possible when the patient’s biochemistry reveals underlying conditions producin...
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Raspberry Lemon Popsicles with Healing Manuka Honey
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Raspberry Lemon Popsicles with Healing Manuka Honey

My raspberry lemon popsicles couldn’t be simpler to make or more beautiful to eat, plus they’re made with healing ...
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Alcoholism and Pyrrole Disorder: The Missing Link
Depression/Anxiety

Alcoholism and Pyrrole Disorder: The Missing Link

According to the Mayo Clinic, alcoholism or alcohol dependency is a chronic disease characterized by uncontrolled drin...
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Paleo Beef and String Bean Stir-Fry
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Paleo Beef and String Bean Stir-Fry

We’re entering the peak season for fresh green beans and I couldn’t be more excited! Perfect for all biotypes, my ...
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Chicken Pea Soup, Grain and Dairy-free
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Chicken Pea Soup, Grain and Dairy-free

Spring is officially here! I love this time of year. The air is still crisp in the morning and the flowers are startin...
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Plantain Spice Bread, Grain, Egg, and Nut-free
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Plantain Spice Bread, Grain, Egg, and Nut-free

My plantain spice bread is a delicious treat that is appropriate for all biotypes. I love working with plantains, alte...
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Turkey Zucchini Bake, Grain and Dairy-free
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Turkey Zucchini Bake, Grain and Dairy-free

I don't know about you but these stormy winter nights leave me craving hearty comfort food, making my turkey zucchini ...
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Glutamine: Is this powerful nutrient safe for you?
ADHD

Glutamine: Is this powerful nutrient safe for you?

2017 has officially started and I'm sure many of you have made your health a priority this year. A very powerful nutri...
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Cassava Flour Gingersnaps - Paleo, Grain, Nut and Dairy-free
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Cassava Flour Gingersnaps - Paleo, Grain, Nut and Dairy-free

My Cassava Flour Gingersnaps are sure to please! And with the holidays upon us, it's the perfect time to indulge in my...
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Paleo Cassava Flour Pumpkin Bars
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Paleo Cassava Flour Pumpkin Bars

My Paleo Cassava Flour Pumpkin Bars are delicious! When I was a little girl my grandmother always made her famous pump...
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Copper IUDs: What your doctor doesn
ADHD

Copper IUDs: What your doctor doesn't know may be harming you

Copper IUDs have soared in popularity as a hormone-free birth control choice for women. What your doctor doesn't know ...
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Chicken and Acorn Squash Stew
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Chicken and Acorn Squash Stew

My Chicken and Acorn Squash Stew contains one of my most beloved and versatile vegetables: the luscious winter acorn s...
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Omega 3 Use in Pyrrole Disorder Increases Inflammation
ADHD

Omega 3 Use in Pyrrole Disorder Increases Inflammation

Omega 3 Use in Pyrrole Disorder Increases Inflammation. Omega 3 fatty acids are not for everyone and actually increase...
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Grain-Free Cajun Celeriac Quiche
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Grain-Free Cajun Celeriac Quiche

My Grain-Free Cajun Celeriac Quiche contains the “holy trinity” of Cajun cooking: onions and peppers but. But this...
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The 4 Underlying Causes of ADD and ADHD in Children
ADHD

The 4 Underlying Causes of ADD and ADHD in Children

In 2012, the CDC published its Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Children: National Health Interview Survey. In it, t...
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Ginger Lemongrass Beef
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Ginger Lemongrass Beef

Ginger Lemongrass Beef is this month's recipe and is a delicious addition to your low-copper diet. It's loaded with br...
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Ashwagandha: Herbal Remedy with Dangerous Repercussions
ADHD

Ashwagandha: Herbal Remedy with Dangerous Repercussions

This week Dr. Mensah and I discuss Ashwagandha and the hidden dangers in his adaptogenic herb that you need to be awar...
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Banana Cinnamon Ice Cream
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Banana Cinnamon Ice Cream

My Banana Cinnamon Ice Cream is perfect for these hot days! It's been over 100 degrees here in central California. You...
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MTHFR Methylfolate vs. Folic Acid Facts and Myths
ADHD

MTHFR Methylfolate vs. Folic Acid Facts and Myths

In today's post, Dr. Albert Mensah and I address the facts and myths surrounding MTHFR methylfolate, folic acid, and f...
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Dangers of Folic Acid Supplements while Pregnant
ADHD

Dangers of Folic Acid Supplements while Pregnant

Folic acid supplementation is not one size fits all for pregnant women. In addition, women should not presume that whi...
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The Role of Oxidative Stress in Mental Health Disorders
ADHD

The Role of Oxidative Stress in Mental Health Disorders

A recent study from an international team of researchers in Granada (UGR) shows that depression is more than a mental ...
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Carrot Dill Soup
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Carrot Dill Soup

My Carrot Dill Soup is perfect for Spring and contains one of my favorite vegetables: the highly versatile carrot. Br...
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Cause of autism. Autism and GMO
ADHD

Cause of autism. Autism and GMO's: The Missing Link

The underlying causes of autism. Autism and GMO's: The Missing Link. "I don't understand what I'm doing wrong" the mo...
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Bipolar Disorder: Underlying Causes and Dietary Tips
ADHD

Bipolar Disorder: Underlying Causes and Dietary Tips

March 30th is World Bipolar Disorder Day. Bipolar disorder affects nearly 6 million Americans. Unfortunately, the unde...
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Heavy Metal Poisoning: Why Chelation is Dangerous
ADHD

Heavy Metal Poisoning: Why Chelation is Dangerous

Heavy metal poisoning depression is the least common biotype for depression, notwithstanding copper. Research and emp...
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The Power of Connection and Social Support
Life Solution

The Power of Connection and Social Support

The Power of Connection and Social Support. Wonder why you're not having the health breakthrough you should be? If you...
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Yeast Overgrowth and Yeast Toxicity Tips
ADHD

Yeast Overgrowth and Yeast Toxicity Tips

Yeast Overgrowth and Yeast Toxicity Tips. There was a time in my life when I really struggled with gut dysbiosis (micr...
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Depression Busting Pumpkin Beef Chili
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Depression Busting Pumpkin Beef Chili

My depression busting Pumpkin Beef Chili is a quick and easy meal that is the perfect addition during times of stress....
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Zucchini Chicken Soup
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Zucchini Chicken Soup

My Zucchini Chicken Soup is the perfect addition when embarking on a healing journey, I find simple is best. This does...
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Autism Treatment. Bio-Nutrient Therapy: An Evidence-Based Model
Autism

Autism Treatment. Bio-Nutrient Therapy: An Evidence-Based Model

Autism Treatment. Bio-Nutrient Therapy: An Evidence-Based Model. "Once you bring life into the world, you must protec...
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Easy Anti-Inflammatory Rice Milk
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Easy Anti-Inflammatory Rice Milk

My easy anti-inflammatory rice milk is a great milk alternative, especially if you are intolerant to coconut and almon...
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Methylation Diet Tips: Are you eating right for your biotype?
ADHD

Methylation Diet Tips: Are you eating right for your biotype?

Methylation Diet Tips: Are you eating right for your biotype? I'm so glad July is almost over. It's been a crazy mont...
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Is Your Brain Starved? 3 Signs You
ADHD

Is Your Brain Starved? 3 Signs You're Not Eating Enough

Brain Food: Is Your Brain Starved? 3 Signs You're Not Eating Enough. Growing up in the low-fat era it was drilled int...
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Protein 101
ADHD

Protein 101

I've been getting a lot of emails lately asking about what I eat, and more specifically, the role protein plays in hea...
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Histamine Intolerance: Methylation, Gut & Copper Connection
ADHD

Histamine Intolerance: Methylation, Gut & Copper Connection

If you think you may suffer from histamine intolerance or mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) and are looking for ans...
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Chicken, Watercress, Apple and Zucchini Pasta
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Chicken, Watercress, Apple and Zucchini Pasta

Chicken, Watercress, Apple and Zucchini Pasta recipe. Spring is four days away and with all the lovely weather we've h...
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4 Things to Ask Yourself When Your Diet Stops Working
Eating Disorder

4 Things to Ask Yourself When Your Diet Stops Working

Since the day you were born, mass media has been conditioning you to think within its conventional box. This is why mo...
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8 Easy Ways to Get Healthy for Less in 2015
Life Solution

8 Easy Ways to Get Healthy for Less in 2015

8 Easy Ways to Get Healthy for Less in 2015. 2015 is your year, right? Yet here's the challenge: how can you do it wi...
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3 Big Diet Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Health
Life Solution

3 Big Diet Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Health

Recently, I wrote an article about how what you eat has everything to do with how well you perform at work. Many love...
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Juice Cleanse: Healthy or Inflammatory?
Life Solution

Juice Cleanse: Healthy or Inflammatory?

Is your juice cleanse healthy or inflammatory? If you're like a lot of folks chances are you probably embark on juice...
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Simple Butternut Squash Soup
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Simple Butternut Squash Soup

My simple butternut squash soup is the perfect addition to your fall recipes. It's my favorite season and with all the...
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15 Lessons Learned From World Leaders in Brain Health
ADHD

15 Lessons Learned From World Leaders in Brain Health

Here are my 15 Lessons Learned From World Leaders in Brain Health. Recently I was in Chicago attending Walsh Research...
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3 Reasons Multi-Vitamins Cause More Harm Than Good
ADHD

3 Reasons Multi-Vitamins Cause More Harm Than Good

Here are my top 3 Reasons Multi-Vitamins Cause More Harm Than Good. Everywhere you turn these days someone is touting...
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PCOS, Endometriosis, Fibroids and Getting Your Cycle Back
ADHD

PCOS, Endometriosis, Fibroids and Getting Your Cycle Back

PCOS, Endometriosis, Fibroids and Getting Your Cycle Back. For most of my life, I struggled with amenorrhea (lack of m...
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Gluten Intolerance or Oxidative Stress?
ADHD

Gluten Intolerance or Oxidative Stress?

Of all the health challenges I work with in my practice, gluten intolerance, or more specifically, sensitivity to a wi...
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The Underlying Cause of OCD/Perfectionism and What To Do About It
ADHD

The Underlying Cause of OCD/Perfectionism and What To Do About It

The Underlying Cause of OCD/Perfectionism and What To Do About It. Picture this: you’re in college and you have to ...
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Super Easy Coconut Milk
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Super Easy Coconut Milk

Today's recipe is my super easy coconut milk. Coconut is an excellent dairy substitute. One of its many manifestations...
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Dairy-Free Spinach Dip
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Dairy-Free Spinach Dip

Do you love spinach dip but hate the terrible after-effects? This is by far the tastiest spinach dip I've ever had. An...
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Folate: Friend or Foe?
ADHD

Folate: Friend or Foe?

Could folate be your friend or foe? Yesterday I was perusing my fitness magazines and couldn't help but notice all th...
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Grain, Dairy and Nut-Free Pizza
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Grain, Dairy and Nut-Free Pizza

Grain, Dairy and Nut-Free Pizza. These days you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone on the planet that doesn't love pizz...
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Celebrity Diets: Fact or Fiction?
Eating Disorder

Celebrity Diets: Fact or Fiction?

Are celebrity diets fact or fiction? Every single day we're bombarded with the latest diet and health craze. And more...
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No-Fuss Tostadas
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No-Fuss Tostadas

No-Fuss Tostadas that are easy to make. Now that summer is in full swing, I'm really craving Mexican food. I love how...
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Get Sauced With Romesco
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Get Sauced With Romesco

Whenever I'm back in my hometown of Portland, Oregon I always go to my favorite restaurant, Laurelhurst Market. And I...
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5 Minute Ice Cream
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5 Minute Ice Cream

It's official, National Ice Cream Month is in full swing! And with all the fresh fruit in season, there's no shortage ...
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Salads That Don
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Salads That Don't Suck

Are you stuck in a salad rut? I get it, it’s easy to do. The best way to get out of said rut is to mix and match so...
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Deficiency In This Mineral Can Lead to Depression
Depression/Anxiety

Deficiency In This Mineral Can Lead to Depression

“Nearly all disease can be traced to a nutritional deficiency” stated Linus Pauling, two-time Nobel Prize winner. ...
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You Don
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You Don't Need Flour To Make Pancakes

When I was a little girl Saturday was my favorite day of the week. We slept in, watched cartoons, and ate pancakes. If...
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How Epigenetics Can Save Your Life
ADHD

How Epigenetics Can Save Your Life

A friend of mine has two children, both boys. She was raised in a strict vegan family, so was the father of her childr...
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Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & Perfectionism Revealed
Depression/Anxiety

Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & Perfectionism Revealed

Histadelia, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & Perfectionism Revealed. We're all familiar with histamine,...
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Biochemical Individuality: Why Your Diet Doesn
ADHD

Biochemical Individuality: Why Your Diet Doesn't Work

Biochemical Individuality: Why Your Diet Doesn't Work. Just like no two snowflakes are alike, we too are all unique in...
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Depression: The 5 Biotypes
Copper Overload

Depression: The 5 Biotypes

The 5 Biotypes of Depression. Born with epigenetic disorders, I struggled with depression for most of my lif...
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Are You Suffering From Copper Overload?
ADHD

Are You Suffering From Copper Overload?

Of all the things that can be most debilitating to women, at the top of the list should be copper. Born with copper o...
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Methylation: What It Is And How It Affects You
ADHD

Methylation: What It Is And How It Affects You

Methylation is crucial to happiness and well-being. Making too much or not enough methyl impairs our ability to think...
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6 Ways To Buy Local And Save Money
Life Solution

6 Ways To Buy Local And Save Money

Often when I start working with a new client there is a common misconception that organic and local foods are too expe...
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Do You Trust Yourself Around Food?
Life Solution

Do You Trust Yourself Around Food?

Picture this: It's 2006, I'm working long days as a fashion designer, traveling the world, depleted, tired, depressed,...
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Why Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Life Solution

Why Slow and Steady Wins the Race

We've all done it. Set a goal and when that goal doesn't happen fast enough we use willpower, self-discipline and forc...
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Nourishing Ultra Broth
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Nourishing Ultra Broth

This is my take on Dr. Henry Bieler's famous broth and the traditional potassium broth. This tonic is wonderful for re...
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Easy Almond Butter Cups
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Easy Almond Butter Cups

I used to LOVE peanut butter cups so much I would plough through an entire bag of them in one sitting. After the sugar...
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Grain-Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins
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Grain-Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins

It's my favorite time of year again. The air is crisp, food choices are warm and inviting, and the latest fashions are...
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Coconut Milk Eggnog
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Coconut Milk Eggnog

My oh my is it really that time of year again? Makes me want to snuggle up in front of my fireplace with the perfect g...
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Fennel, Celery and Apple Salad
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Fennel, Celery and Apple Salad

I love fennel. It contains its own unique combination of phytonutrients—including the flavonoids rutin, quercitin, ...
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Rosemary Cauliflower Mash
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Rosemary Cauliflower Mash

Can you believe Thanksgiving is only a week away? Ditch the blood sugar roller coaster ride this holiday usually brin...
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Easy Cauliflower Rice
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Easy Cauliflower Rice

One of my all-time favorite vegetables is cauliflower. It comes in white, green, orange, brown, yellow, and purple, an...
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Winter Vegetable Beef Curry
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Winter Vegetable Beef Curry

I really love a warm bowl of veggies when it's cold outside. This recipe marries many of my favorite spices with a var...
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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls
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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

It's that time of year again. The smell of pine, a sweet kiss under the mistletoe, and the aroma of delicious, decade...
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Zucchini Fritters
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Zucchini Fritters

These fritters are super fast and easy to make. Plus they taste delicious! Makes 4 cakes. Zucchini Fritters Ingredien...
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Strawberries & Coconut Cream
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Strawberries & Coconut Cream

This one's super simple and delish. The night before, refrigerate 1 can of organic full-fat coconut milk (I like Nat...
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