6 Reasons Why You Can Still Have Symptoms in Celiac Disease after Gluten Elimination

Celiac-Symptoms-After-Gluten-Elimination

By Aylah Clark, ND Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease where gluten consumption triggers an inflammatory response and damage to the intestines. It is caused by a complex interaction between genetic predisposition, intestinal microbiome, environment, and immune system. Symptoms & Diagnosis Symptoms can vary widely but can include gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating, and mouth sores, but …

Quercetin & Nettle Pops to Support Allergy-Prone Kids (5 recipes)

Quercetin Nettle Pops

We hope you enjoy these 5 recipes for frozen pops containing quercetin and nettle! This was a collaboration between Dr. Aylah Clark and Dr. Sally Machin. This article was written to inform. The article and its contents are not intended to treat, diagnose, prevent, or cure any disease. It’s that time of the year again when the antihistamine medications come …

When MTHFR is not the answer

By Dr. Angela Karvounides In recent years, the gene, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, better known as MTHFR, has well-achieved its 15 minutes of fame in popular media for it’s role in many biological processes and a variety of different medical conditions. Genetic variations of this gene are present in 60% of the U.S. population. MTHFR polymorphisms are associated with increased risk of …

The Role of MTHFR Gene Mutation in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Written by Dr. Robin Russell As a Naturopathic Doctor who specializes in Pediatrics, I have found Naturopathic Medicine to be invaluable in treating Autism Spectrum Disorders.  According to the CDC, 1 in 88 children are on the Autism Spectrum (Autism, Asperger’s, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified).  With statistics like this, I am sure you who are reading this may …

Children’s Cold and Flu Prevention

  Cold and Flu season is here.  It’s the time of the year when the kids are back to school, cold weather is upon us and we begin to see less sun.  All of these factors set up the perfect environment for colds and flu’s to flourish.  Yet, there is something we can do to try and minimize exposure to …

Breakfast Guide for Kids

The single most important meal of the day. This meal is breaking the fast of overnight sleep – the longest stretch your kids go without eating anything. This meal can really impact your child in so many ways. Every Well Child Visit that I do I get a detailed diet history and review it looking for protein, fat, fiber, calcium …

Healthy School Lunches

Lunch is an area that you can make a huge difference in your child’s health. Lunch provides them with the nutrition to get them through the rest of their school day. Think about the nutritional requirements for your child’s learning, energy, social and emotional needs. These requirements should be met with …lots of protein rich foods, fruits/vegetables and whole grains. …