LYME’S IMPACT ON NEUROLOGICAL FUNCTION

 

Some patients describe it as a type of “brain fog.” It’s a state of mind where things are hard to remember and it takes longer to process what you read and think. It mimics the visibility that comes with the morning fog, where things are hard to see, hard to perceive, hidden behind a mental cloudiness that can result in a chronic change in mental status. While “brain fog” might not be a professionally supported medical diagnosis,

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HERB ROASTED CHICKEN & FENNEL

 
Ingredients

 
2 – 3 pound whole chicken, organic (pasture raised is best)
2 sprigs fresh organic rosemary, leaves pulled off
6 cloves organic garlic, smashed
2 tablespoons of good quality olive oil
2 organic fennel bulbs, cut into 2 inch pieces
1 organic lemon, cut into round slices
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

 

Directions

 

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CHICKPEA & VEGETABLE SALAD

 

Ingredients

15 ounces garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed (BPA free can and organic)
1 medium red onion, diced
8 ounces of organic grape tomatoes, chopped in half
1 organic red pepper, chopped into 1 inch pieces
4 ounces of chopped, organic flat leaf parsley
1/2 teaspoon sea slat
1/2 teaspoon organic ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon of organic ground turmeric (powdered is fine)
2 cloves organic garlic,

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GLUTEN & INFLAMMATION

 

Gluten intolerance, sensitivity, and allergy are all different forms of the body’s inability to process gluten. Numerous studies have addressed the controversy of gluten and Celiac-related medical issues. This includes one of the main symptoms associated with gluten intolerance- inflammation.

Inflammation is a complex process that happens within the body when it is exposed to a substance it sees as harmful, but might actually not be. This includes foods containing gluten.

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MERCURY & AUTISM

 

 

Autism is complex. Complex enough to contain a wide spectrum of possible symptoms or issues. This is the reason that it is called Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our understanding of it is still fairly new, but we are beginning to develop a clearer picture about its root causes and how our environment and society affects it. Researchers have been looking into whether certain heavy metals or pollutants are also having an effect on ASD.

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ROASTED CAULIFLOWER & CREAMY KALE SOUP

 

Ingredients

 

1 head of organic cauliflower, stems cut off and roughly chopped
1 large red onion, diced
4 organic garlic cloves
2 teaspoons sea salt or more, to taste
8 cups of filtered water
4 tablespoons of olive oil
4 tablespoons full fat coconut milk or almond milk
1 tablespoon organic coconut oil
1 large bunch of organic curly kale,

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