Nutrition

Spring Tune In & Up

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To all my liver lover health geeks n freaks: Spring is your time. The liver and gall bladder are the official directors for the next few months. This is the time for our visionary selves to be in full throttle.  This is the time for vision boards, planners, and actions. In accounting world, Q1 begins…

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Menstrual Cramps: Eliminate them. Period.

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Almost every woman I speak with thinks that fatigue, cramps, and misery is a normal part of the month.  Well, I got great news: It’s not.   Many of the issues with the world today is the fact that we are simply surrounded by a bubble of endocrine dysruptors, aka toxins in our environment.  From touching…

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Copesthetic Gut: Food Fears Flying & Traveling

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I’m not gonna lie, I get food anxiety almost every time I travel.  Will it be healthy?  How on Earth can I eat at the effin Charlotte Airport?? They don’t even have sugar free almond mylk there?! OMG! The struggle is real when you are a foodie obsessed with health and when you are in…

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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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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 Fat And Sugar Makes You Keep On Eating

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Too much sugar and fat is affecting your brain too – not just your belly. By Terry Davidson, American University | Photo Credit: novelrobinson, CC BY-NC-SA   Fat and sugar-heavy diet harms your brain – and makes you keep on eating Do you eat only when you’re actually hungry? Many of us eat even when…

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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.