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General Wellness

Removing Confusion: The Differences Between Functional Medicine Providers, Naturopaths, D.O.s, and Dietitians

Why does it seem that there are “health coaches” around every corner and a million options when it comes to wellness professionals offering to support your health needs? When it comes to addressing health concerns holistically, figuring out who is most suited to help you can be overwhelming. Each practitioner brings a unique approach and expertise to the table.

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Autoimmune Disease

What diet is recommended for Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis?

Living with an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to define your life. While the journey may have its ups and downs, there’s hope in knowing that small adjustments in your diet and lifestyle can make a significant difference in managing your symptoms and improving your quality of life.

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Digestion and Gut Health

What is Causing my Frustrating IBS?

o you’ve been diagnosed with IBS- Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Essentially, it’s just labeling what you already knew…your bowels aren’t functioning correctly and you have digestive distress because of it!  What you really want to know is WHY is my bowel “irritable” and what caused it.

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General Wellness

Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance on the Rise in Tanzania

In Africa, a disease called Type 2 Diabetes caused about 416,000 deaths in 2021. In Tanzania, 11.6% of deaths among people under 60 were because of this disease.

Type 2 Diabetes mostly happens in adults when their bodies become resistant to insulin. It’s a big health issue increasing worldwide and can lead to nerve problems, heart diseases, strokes, and issues with blood vessels. Genetics, age, bad eating habits, and not being active are main reasons why people get Type 2 Diabetes.

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General Wellness

4 Pillars to a Strong Immune System: A Functional Nutritionist Perspective

Building a strong immune system is not just about popping vitamin supplements or diffusing your favorite immune building oils. It’s a deeper, more involved approach that includes decisions to nurture the body and mind through interwoven aspects. We’ll call them “pillars” for the purpose of this post. Your immune system pillars are: sleep, exercise, healthy eating, and psychosocial well-being. Creating an intentional care plan for each of these areas will help you strengthen your immune system and prep your body for its best defense.

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combatting the effects of aging
Age-Related Disease

How Can we Combat the Effects of Aging?

As we age, we start feeling different in our bodies. Things tend to start breaking down and it can seem like an uphill battle to wellness. There’s no desire to increase our lifespan without an increase in wellness. The goal isn’t just to live longer, it’s to live healthier. We call this ‘health span’. Can we combat the effects of aging and increase our ‘health span’?

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