STAYING ACTIVE WITH LYME DISEASE

 

Muscle weakness and fatigue are common symptoms of Lyme disease. Coupled with nerve pain, neurological issues and depression, it becomes difficult to complete simple everyday tasks. Even thinking about adding daily physical activity during this difficult time can be stressful. And as your body reels from the constant strain of fighting off Lyme and co infections, rest becomes more important and, ironically, sometimes more difficult. Reclaiming a restorative lifestyle becomes a monumental task.

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SIMPLE ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH

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Ingredients

1 organic, whole butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed and cut into 1 inch size cubes
3 tablespoons of organic coconut oil, melted
1 teaspoon dried sage
2 cloves organic garlic, smashed
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper

 
Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. In a large bowl, toss butternut squash with coconut oil,

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INGELS CHICKEN SOUP

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Ingredients

 
2 organic medium size, yellow onions, diced
6 organic celery stalks, chopped
1 3-4 pound organic, free range whole chicken
6 organic carrots, chopped
1 tablespoon sea salt
2 sprigs organic fresh thyme
3 cloves organic garlic, minced or finely chopped
cracked black pepper, to taste (optional)
4 tablespoons organic coconut oil
2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice,

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CHILLED AVOCADO SOUP

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Ingredients

12 ounces organic turkey bone broth (Pacific brand)
8 ounces of light coconut milk (Natural Value or Native Forest brand)
3 1/2 organic avocados halved and peeled (seed removed)
1/4 teaspoon sea salt (add a pinch more to taste)
1/8 teaspoon organic onion powder
1/8 teaspoon organic cumin
2 teaspoons of fresh organic lime juice
2 teaspoons o fresh organic lemon juice
6 ounces of chopped organic cucumber (optional,

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DR INGELS SPEAKING IN UTAH

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Dr Ingels will be speaking at the

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Allergic Conditions of the Skin in Children, with Darin Ingels, ND

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Snowbird, UT

 

 

 

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ADULT ADHD OR MULTITASKING MADNESS?

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I sit at my computer and begin a task, e-mail, research for a patient, chart notes, preparing a custom care plan for a patient, and I start to think about other things that I need to do. I look at the many to-do lists that I have written and I am proud of all the cross-outs I have telling me I have accomplished something. So many things are going on at once.

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WHY YOU SHOULD EAT FERMENTED FOODS EVERDAY

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Probiotics are critical for optimal health. They help maintain a healthy immune system which in turn keeps the whole body in good health. However, in addition to supplementing with a capsule or tablet, you can also boost your beneficial flora by eating fermented foods.

Fermented foods are loaded with billions of good bacteria. They help to sustain the balance between the good and bad bacteria. If you have dysbiosis,

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CRUSTLESS VEGGIE QUICHE

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3 cups of chopped organic, seasonal veggies (zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, tomatoes)
2 tablespoons avocado oil
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
3/4 cup almond-coconut milk blend, without binders or fillers
1 garlic clove, minced
8 pasture raised eggs
4 Oz of Treeline brand, Classic Aged Nut Cheese, chopped into very small pieces

 
Preheat oven to 400 F.

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WHY ISN’T MY CHILD LOOKING AT ME?

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When a child makes meaningful eye contact for the first time it is a very special event. The bond between a parent and child strengthens. Some children give great eye contact in the first few weeks of life while others establish eye contact around three months of age. All babies are different in how they develop.

As children reach the 12 month level they are starting to use eye contact in different ways by looking at people and objects to make requests.

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SALMON SKEWERS

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1 1/2 – 2 pounds of Wild Salmon(skin removed)
4 tablespoons avocado oil
Coarse sea salt and ground pepper, to taste
8-10 wooden skewers
Organic parsley
1 lemon
Set oven temperature to broil. ( about 500 degrees F)

While that’s heating up, cut salmon into 2 inch squares.
Next, thread 4 pieces of salmon into each skewer.
Repeat this until you have filled up all the skewers.

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