January Nutrient of The Month: New Decade, Stacked Immune System with L-Lysine

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By: Amanda Miller MS, RN Clinical Integrative Nutrition Nurse Consultant Want to know the nutrient that can help you fight cancer AND banish cold sores? I bet you didn’t think there was such a nutrient. Think again! It’s L-lysine, an immune system powerhouse, your necessity for ringing in the new decade. L-lysine is an essential amino acid, a protein building block that must be consumed for protein growth and creation in the body, making it a necessity for multiple cellular processes in the body.  As with most nutrients, it is best absorbed when consumed with food. However, deficiency can be...

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Forget about Setting New Year’s Intentions

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By: Bren Boston, MD Talk about setting yourself up for failure. Trying to make a decision about a behavioral change that you will stick with for 12 straight months is nonsense. What research shows is that it takes 3 weeks to form a new habit. So, this year, I encourage you to make separate monthly intentions starting with January 2020. Try it on, feel it out, see if it works for you or if it is even possible to mesh with the rest of your life. If you find it is not working, then, presto, you can make a new intention...

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Help! What Do I Do After Eating and Drinking Too Much This Holiday Season?

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 By: Amanda Miller MS, RN Clinical Integrative Nutrition Nurse Consultant   You’ve been SO good the whole year, eating clean nutrient dense foods, working out 3+ days a week, working more on your mindset & self care routine through meditation and gratitude journaling. Akasha is proud of you! So, you decide to treat yourself this holiday season - You try a slice... or two of you Aunt’s apple pie, you have one too many cocktails with friends, you are living and enjoying your life!  Akasha is still proud of you! Living an Akasha lifestyle is NOT about depriving yourself and missing out on lifeexperiences...

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December Nutrient of The Month: Alpha Lipoic Acid

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By: Amanda Miller MS, RN Clinical Integrative Nutrition Nurse Consultant   We all know that feeling... the shame of having to unbutton the top button of your jeans at the dinner table during the holiday season. There’s something about the warm, comfort food and being around family that can lead to overeating. So first, I suggest you check out my article on Holiday Detox on how to try to offset some of the holiday food coma. But I also want to talk about a nutrient that can help with that process. Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) is quite possibly one of the most powerful antioxidants...

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Getting Through the Allergy Season

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Spring is a beautiful time of year but for many of us, it also signifies the beginning of endless sneezing, itchy eyes, and congestion. Thankfully there are many natural ways to reduce these symptoms and go back to loving this time of year, pollen and all.

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