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Five Rules for Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

1. Choose Foods Rich in Vitamins to Support Your Genetics Choose products from free-range animals. Grain-fed animals have a different proportion of beneficial Omega 3 fatty acids changes towards pro-inflammatory Omega 6 fatty acids. Avoid meat from animals exposed to antibiotics and hormones. Choose organic products grown using natural farming methods. Eat local, seasonal produce. Vegetables lose a

Four Vitamins to Increase Your Energy

Converting food into energy (ATP) is not an easy process. Energy is produced in the “energy stations” that are called mitochondria. Mitochondria are very sensitive to the outside of the cell and inside the cells fluctuations. One of them is the presence of certain vitamins that act as cofactors and coenzymes; many of which are

How to Fight Seasonal Allergies

Should you need more help with managing the symptoms and finding out the root cause of your health issues, schedule a consultation with Zhanna Tarjeft, FNP Here. BOOK AN APPOINTMENT Zhanna Tarjeft, FNP-BC is a Functional Medicine Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in gut health issues such as SIFO (Small Intestinal Fungal Overgrowth), SIBO (Small Intestinal

Kidney Disease

Using the Functional Medicine Approach to Treat Kidney Disease How important our kidneys? Every day, our two kidneys filter about over 120 quarts of blood to make about 1 to 2 quarts of urine. Healthy kidneys help regulate blood pressure, remove waste and water, signal your body to make red blood cells. How do we measure kidney function?