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Beyond calcium and magnesium—Vitamin K for bone health

It is well known that calcium is vital for bone health.  Scientist are now beginning to understand that calcium isn’t the only necessary nutrient. Several vitamins and minerals are essential for supporting healthy bone mass over one’s lifespan. For example, ample evidence shows that magnesium plays a critical role in (more…)

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Healthy Fats

Nutrition Tips for Runners

by Erin Stokes, ND “Whatever the event, nutrition plays a major role in the achievement of various factors that will see a runner or walker take the starting line in the best possible form .”[1] In our holistic practices, we’ll invariably have the opportunity to work with runners, some of whom (more…)

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Conversation on Intestinal Permeability with Erin Stokes, ND and Jesse Davis, DC

Listen in on a professional dialogue between Erin Stokes, ND and Jesse Davis, DC on their experiences, patient protocols and research updates on addressing leaky gut. Both practitioners review the role of optimum mucosal permeability and intestinal health. Doctors no longer think of the digestive tract as a tube within (more…)

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Gut-Health

Breaking Down the Basics of Digestive Enzymes

By Jesse Davis, DC Digestion occurs through both mechanical factors and enzymatic factors. Enzymes are proteins that are distinguished by their ability to catalyze a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process. The enzymes involved in digestion are responsible most importantly for breaking up macronutrient macromolecules of carbohydrate, fat and protein into smaller molecular […]

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STRESSED WOMAN

The Adaptogen Solution

By Kevin Lamberg We know from the ongoing National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) program conducted by the CDC that the impact of the modern diet is a formidable hurdle that hinders the best efforts of some practitioners to make long-term progress in the lives of their patients.[1] In conjunction with the impact of […]

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