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Your Gut is affecting your Mind

Your Gut is affecting your Mind

September is National Suicide Awareness Month, but every month should have focus on mental health. Mental Health is so important and is more prevalent than one thinks. According to recent studies,1 in 5 adults in the United States live with mental illnessIn 2020, nearly 52.9 million adults were living with Mental IllnessIn 2022, 40 millionContinue Reading»

Blood Sugar: The Things You may NOT Know

Blood Sugar: The Things You may NOT Know

When we hear blood sugar we (or most of us at least) immediately think, “I don’t have Diabetes,” or “My doctor said my sugar is fine,” or “I don’t eat a lot of candy or sugar.”  These are not my top concerns for individuals and their blood sugar. You don’t need to have diabetes to haveContinue Reading»

Our Gut is our Second Brain

Our Gut is our Second Brain

The Gut starts at the mouth → pharynx → esophagus → stomach → small intestine → large intestine → anus – the whole entire pathway. The intestinal lining makes us or breaks us. The intestinal lining is the inside of our intestines: the borders, the protectors, the keys to our immune system. If we haveContinue Reading»

10 Healthy(ier) Holiday Recipe Substitutes

10 Healthy(ier) Holiday Recipe Substitutes

Who says that cooking holiday favorites can’t be healthy AND delicious?Here are some simply substitutions to incorporate into your cooking this holiday season. Give them a try and let us know how they turned out! 1. ​Unsweetened Coconut Cream vs Heavy Cream – Unsweetened coconut cream is a tasty, creamy alternative to heavy cream. WhenContinue Reading»

13 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Probably Already Have

13 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Probably Already Have

Hey, it’s Dr. Jake Berman! Have you ever wondered why your muscles are so sore the day after a hard workout?It’s INFLAMMATION!Inflammation is the swelling or bloating that causes extreme tenderness in the muscles. Every workout causes microscopic damage to muscle fibers; the inflammation process repairs this damage during the following recovery period. A lot of people treatContinue Reading»