Food

March against Monsanto for Gut Health: Part 2

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As I promised, there would be follow up on one of the major criminal corporations of our time.  The more I read the more I see it in clinic: This is why every single woman comes in with infertility, acne, PCOS-like symptoms, endometriosis, and menopausal symptoms that wreak havoc in their life. One of the…

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Copesthetic Cleanse: Overview, What’s Included? And More…

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Hello! Intention of Copesthetic Gut Health Series: Create Supportive Community for Health! PLEASE ASK TO JOIN THE COPESTHETIC COMMUNITY GROUP ON FACEBOOK! Expedite Health Goals ! Hormone balancing, midriff weight, autoimmune issues, fatigue, adrenal & thyroid imbalances all have one thing in common: they are connected to our gut through the: Vagal Sympathetic Response, through Microbiota…

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Fasting 101: Preparation & Detox Assistance

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Juice plenty!   Prep time is essential.  Make a list, check it twice. Here is a sample grocery list: *you can also find one here for the juicing for fast juicers 5 sweet potatoes 5 bell peppers 2 turnips 2 bunches of celery Tons of greens  Apples a Bag of Lemon 2 Hot Peppers 2…

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Fasting 101: Juice Recipes for a Fast Juicer (Breville)

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  Juicing can be difficult!  We often get stuck on what to juice next, how to shop, what to buy, how to get the most brng for our buck.  Here are some of the basic juice stretchers that give you bang for your bucks.  I often go grocery shopping a few days before going to…

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Fermented Foodies: Sprouted Almond Rose Lassi

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Why Fermented Foods? We Naturopaths are OBSESSED with gut health.   For years, many Docs thought we were quacks.  Now, the concept is no longer revolutionary that a balanced gut microbiota has dynamic effects on our health: digestion, metabolism, allergies, and even mood. In clinical experience, I have found so many people are sensitive to Sulfur-containing…

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Study Tonic : Shatavari Ghee Dirty Chai

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::My study Tonic :: Shatavari Ghee Dirty Chai ! 1 tsp Cashew Butter 1 tsp Ghee infused c Shatavari & Cardamom (or Shatavari & Cardamom Powder) 1 c Cold Brew 1/2+ c Warm Water 2 tbsp Cocoa Nibs a smidgen of Cayenne 1/4 tsp Cinnamon, or pinch off a Cinnamon Stick  1+ Cardamom Pod, peeled…

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Goji Chia Protein Powerhouse Drank

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This had been my go-to 2 years ago and I just re-found the recipe! so… it is about time that I share.  These bulk herbs are common.  Find them at your local health foods store.  They are generally in the Fronteir Bulk Sections, but if you can find them at a higher quality, grab them…

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Back 2 School Recipe Alert : Allergen Free PB & J Snax

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This has literally been my new jam !! Banana Boats c Cashew Butter, Jam, n Cocoa Nibs & Coconut.It’s like a PB&J sans the bread and even better.  This is a great after school snack for the kids and can be customized according to whats in your cabinet.  If you want to make this snack…

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How to Know if you have Food Sensitivities?

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There is a lot of buzz out there that tends cause confusion and cross-defining when people discuss food sensitivities and allergies. The key difference between a food allergy and sensitivity is the immunological reaction that occurs in the body when the irritating food is introduced.  The two key factors that we look at are timing…

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About Dr. Alexana

Dr. Cope deeply enjoys and appreciates working with patients to holistically balance hormones, manage depression and anxiety, and weight management. Dr. Cope also manages diabetes, endocrine conditions such as thyroid, and cardiovascular disease including high blood pressure and cholesterol. Dr. Cope's treatment comprises of a unique combination of nutritional supplementation, body work, custom herbal formulations, flower essences, personalized cooking and shopping plans. Dr. Cope truly believes minor changes in your daily routine is a key factor to health. Alongside treating the current symptoms, Dr. Cope investigates & addresses the root cause of your disease so that you may shift closer to centeredness and health with more ease. She will work with you in order to establish a daily routine that works with your schedule and most efficiently nourishes you so that you may go out in the community a more joyful beautiful you.