How To Do A Probiotic Challenge

HOW TO DO A PROBIOTIC CHALLENGE! Restore: Baseline Probiotic offers a 50:50 blend of lacto and bifido probiotic strains to support the bowel without fermentable fiber that can throw off gut bacteria. This makes it a great probiotic to use in a “test” of tolerance. Often times with Candida or bacterial overgrowth, probiotic foods and…

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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

SPAGHETTI SQUASH CARBONARA FOOD AS MEDICINE This carbonara is an indulgent way to keep your low carb or keto lifestyle fresh and is remarkably simple to make. Spaghetti squash provides the texture of pasta without all the carbs and creates volume without excessive calories, leading to a feeling of satiety or fullness. Cup for cup, swapping…

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Staying On Track During Travel

STAYING ON TRACK DURING TRAVEL AVOIDING MAJOR PITFALLS With summer travel plans on the horizon it can be difficult to stay on track with a clean eating or keto lifestyle. However, with the right planning and a little navigation, it is entirely possible to avoid the dreaded vacation weight gain and come back feeling vibrant…

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

PROSCIUTTO WRAPPED ASPARAGUS FOOD AS MEDICINE Asparagus is very high in the amino acid, Asparagine. Asparagine is synthesized from aspartate and glutamine and can be readily converted into aspartate for cellular functions including energy production. It is also a component of the urea cycle, helping to remove excess ammonia to prevent toxic overload. Asparagine can…

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SLIDERS 3 WAYS

SLIDERS 3 WAYS FOOD AS MEDICINE Grassfed beef is rich in anti-inflammatory and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and CLAs (conjugated linoleic acids) and is free from added hormones and antibiotics found in conventionally raised animal products. For meats, eggs and dairy there are significant nutritional differences in pastured animal products resulting in increased amounts of CLAs,…

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Crispy Chicken Skin

CRISPY CHICKEN SKIN FOOD AS MEDICINE We’re all about leaving the skin on when cooking bone in chicken breast or thighs to seal in flavor and provide saturated fat to contribute to satiety or feeling of fullness. However, sometimes recipes like braises require removing the skin, like our Keto Chicken Mole. Don’t let that precious…

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Keto Chicken Mole

KETO CHICKEN MOLE FOOD AS MEDICINE All chili peppers contain capsaicin, the compound that is responsible for the spicy sensation associated with eating a hot pepper. The spicier the pepper is, the more capsaicin it contains. Eating capsaicin rich sources like green chili peppers may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells. This compound is…

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Cacao Hazelnut Spread

CACAO HAZELNUT SPREAD FOOD AS MEDICINE This spread is reminiscent of Nutella without all the preservatives and sugar! It can be eaten alone, used as a dip for fruit or added to keto coffee on non-fasting days! The antioxidants in cacao exceed red wine and even green tea. Cacao is high in magnesium, which can…

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Homemade Beauty Solutions

HOMEMADE BEAUTY SOLUTIONS To put your best face forward, it’s not only what you put on your plate that matters but also what you put on our skin. When it comes to absorption of the products we place on our skin, up to 60% of topical skin-care products are absorbed through the skin and into…

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