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Herbal Medicine: Peppermint

In lieu of this month’s theme on digestion at Naturmend, here are a few facts about a popular herb…Mentha piperita or peppermint! Peppermint comes from the Lamiaceae family of herbs. Minimal sunlight and fertile soil creates an optimal environment for this beautiful plant to... Continue Reading

A Consumer’s Guide to Buying Collagen

Collagen. It’s definitely become all the rage these days and I have numerous questions from clients everyday as to what collagen is and how to incorporate it into your busy lifestyle. The purpose of this blog is to provide you with a little bit of information so that you can make this fall your... Continue Reading

Intermittent Fasting – Benefits & Precautions

The nutrition world is always contradicting itself. One minute it says "plant based diets for everyone!" the next moment your coworker is telling you that grains are bad for you. During the last few years the big nutrition thing was eating every two to three hours and now the new talk is... Continue Reading

SIBO Intro diet : Basic Recipe

This meal is delicious even if you aren’t doing the SIBO diet. It’s very plain but nourishing and gives your digestive tract a real break. It’s low carb, sugar free, dairy free, gluten free, and it’s nourishing, warming, nutrient dense and delicious! Ingredients Carrots Butternut... Continue Reading

My Personal SIBO Story

What is SIBO? This is taken off of Allison Siebecker's website www.siboinfo.com. "Simply put, Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is a chronic bacterial infection of the small intestine.  The infection is of bacteria that normally live in the gastrointestinal tract but have abnormally overgrown... Continue Reading

Vital Smoothie!

Need to make sure you’re getting your vitamin C? Supporting your detoxification pathways? Keeping up your hydration? Do all of this with this busy smoothie as you fend off allergies, cold and flues in the beautiful weather this spring! How? Blend your fruits / veggies and herbs and take it in as... Continue Reading

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken & Bone Broth

This is one of my all-time favorite slow cooker recipes that I will make quite often in the fall and winter. Not only is it a warming dish for cold, snowy days, it is loaded with health promoting benefits! And using the slow cooker makes this an easy meal, which can be ready by the time you get... Continue Reading

5 reasons to take probiotics everyday

It is easy to see in the media and everywhere else you turn lately that probiotics are useful. Commercials for the latest yogurt product are saying you should be getting probiotics everyday. Other than endorsing the next sugary yogurt cup, what else are probiotics beneficial for? First let’s... Continue Reading