Let’s be honest, sometimes the “family favorites” need an update. That’s not to say the recipes that have been in your family for generations aren’t delicious, and full of love and memories, but the lime green fruit filled jello salad peaked in the 1970’s. Additionally, your health goals don’t have to go the wayside in December.
Autoimmune disease are complex diseases with a variety of possible causes or triggers. First, we will address the role of the thyroid in the body, what are autoimmune thyroid conditions, and how do they develop, and what treatment issues need to be addressed.
Second, we will look specifically at the role of gluten in autoimmune thyroid conditionsand why being gluten free is a significant part of treatment for autoimmune thyroid disorders like Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.
The Anxiety series is up with great insight into a functional medicine approach to mental health at LifeWorks Integrative Health, but what we often forget is that food can have a significant impact on our mood.
Here we will briefly review the beneficial brain nutrients, foods that contain them and some quick and easy “mood food” ideas.
How practicing thankfulness re-wires the brain.
As Thanksgiving approaches, it just makes sense to take a moment to engage deeper with the idea of giving thanks. Many families have the tradition of going around the table to share their thanks, and despite the possible eye rolling from teens and tweens, it is a simple practice that can have profound impact on the brain.
Looking for healthy ways to make the most of your Thanksgiving Turkey? We’ve got you covered. These 3 recipes are simple, flavorful and chalked full of nutrient dense, real food ingredients. All are gluten free and dairy free (with the exception of butter which can be substituted for coconut oil if needed). Don’t forget, In2Great has a functional dietitian on staff ready to help you make eating great a way of life.
The recipes below are cozy fall and winter soups that keep the gut healing principles into practice. Bone broth is the base of each of the soups and makes healing your gut part of your everyday life via soup!
LifeWorks Integrative Health:
We are huge fans of bone broth. We’ve posted about it before,
FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE: GUT HEALTH
We know most of our LifeWorks Integrative Health community has heard from us the importance of a healthy gut, but just in case you’ve forgotten, we wanted to give you a little refresher on the importance of maintaining gut integrity. Many of the diet, lifestyle, supplement and lab recommendations we give are based on healing a damaged gut.
DID YOU KNOW? WE CUSTOMIZE SUPPLEMENTS INTO ONE PRODUCT
We can customize your entire supplement plan into prepackaged into tidy little daily packs?
No more pill holders, counting out the week’s dosing, remembering your dosage, or fumbling around with multiple bottles.
3 TIERS FOR THE RIGHT SUPPLEMENT PLAN
The world of nutritional supplements is sheer chaos, and at times even bordering on irresponsible given the volume of poor quality products on the market. But you don’t have to be confused, lost or even duped by not having the right plan in place. Someexperienced advice from LifeWorks Integrative Health and a little strategy can give you the direction you need.
Creamy Zesty Dressing Ingredients 1 avocado sliced 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil Juice from half a lemon (more if…