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Are You Being Over Medicated?

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Food as Medicine, Health Blog, Uncategorized

Western medicine can accomplish nearly miraculous things. We are blessed to live in a country with so many medical advances. However, as with most things in life, while there is an upside, there is usually a downside. Our greatest strength can also be our greatest weakness. This is true when it comes to our prescription […]

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Are You Feeling the Effects from Dietary Toxins?

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Food as Medicine, Health Blog, Toxins / Detox

There are many people who quite literally FEEL the effects of dietary toxins (yep, that’s toxins found in the food we eat.) I happen to be one of them. Maybe you are, too. Are you experiencing chronic pain? Are you feeling less than fully energetic? Are you experiencing new physical symptoms, or are symptoms that […]

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Healthy Nutrition Choices Includes Eating Chocolate (Yay!)

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Food as Medicine, Health Blog, nutritionist

You might not expect a Functional Nutritionist to say this, but here goes: Yes, Virginia, you CAN eat chocolate! No, I am not giving you the green light to chow down on Snickers bars and M&Ms (plain or peanut!) but there are plenty of sound reasons to include chocolate include in your diet. Before you […]

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Secret Immune Boosting Foods

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Coronavirus, Food as Medicine, Health Blog

Give Your Immune System a Boost, Naturally In the age of CoronaVirus Quarantine, we all want to do whatever we can to prevent COVID-19. You hear multiple times per day to wash your hands, stay at home, and wear a mask when you must go out. I say, “YES!” to all of that, but there […]

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People’s Health Negatively Affected by Colorado Feedlot Laws

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Food as Medicine, Health Blog

Feedlots have a bad reputation in the holistic nutrition community, and rightly so.  Beef cattle fed on feedlots are given a corn-based diet designed to quickly fatten them up. While on the surface that sounds great, as it turns out it is far from great in the end. First, grain is not what cattle are […]

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