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Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction

Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

When you flip a light switch on in your house, you know what the end-result will be. The light switch connects a circuit that produces light when the...

APPLES

APPLES

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

The statement "An apple a day keeps the doctor away” has been around for almost 150 years, and for good reason. In fact, John Chapman (1774–1845), better...

Sprouted Nuts & Seeds

Sprouted Nuts & Seeds

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Why sprouted? When I was studying nutrition to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, I learned that nuts and seeds have phytic acid which inhibits...

Paleo Snack Idea # 12 of 12

Paleo Snack Idea # 12 of 12

Friday, February 3, 2023

Superfood Smoothies; https://www.herbdoc.com/superfood-plusMade with organic, non-denatured whey protein, organic berries, and greens (try kale, spinach...

Paleo Snack Idea # 11 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 11 of 12 (more to follow)

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Canned Sardines, Mackerel & Salmon; https://healinggourmet.com/mackerel-energy-boosting.../ Power-packed sources of essential omega 3 fats, enjoying...

Paleo Snack Idea # 10 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 10 of 12 (more to follow)

Saturday, January 28, 2023

Pork Rinds (Chicharrones); https://healthyrecipesblogs.com/homemade-pork-rinds/ Pastured pork rinds are a great way to get a carb-free crunch fix while...

Paleo Snack Idea # 9 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 9 of 12 (more to follow)

Friday, January 27, 2023

Jerky & Pemmican; https://www.primalsurvivor.net/how-to-make-pemmican/ Loved by athletes for a power-packed source of fuel, grass-fed beef and bison...

Paleo Snack Idea # 8 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 8 of 12 (more to follow)

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Multi-Mineral Snack Mix; Make your own shelf-stable Paleo trail mix in batches and keep on hand for quick grab and go snacks. Add selenium-rich Brazil...

Paleo Snack Idea # 7 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 7 of 12 (more to follow)

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Pastured Chicken Drumsticks; https://healthyrecipesblogs.com/buffalo-chicken/ Filling, portable and protein rich, marinate drumsticks in your favorite...

Paleo Snack Idea # 6 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 6 of 12 (more to follow)

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Baked Egg Cups; https://healinggourmet.com/healthy.../prosciutto-egg-cups/ Not just for breakfast, muffin-tin egg cups make a great protein-packed snack...

Paleo Snack Idea # 5 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 5 of 12 (more to follow)

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Wild Shrimp Cocktail; https://www.aspicyperspective.com/cocktail-sauce-recipe/ Three ounces of shrimp provides 18 grams of thermogenic protein plus 48%...

Paleo Snack Idea # 4 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 4 of 12 (more to follow)

Friday, January 20, 2023

Boiled & Deviled Eggshttps://lexiscleankitchen.com/how-to-make-paleo-mayo/ Keeping your fridge stocked with soft- or hard-boiled eggs is a great way...

Paleo Snack Idea # 3 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 3 of 12 (more to follow)

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Rumaki;  https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Rumaki-21391856/ Looking for a great way to sneak more superfood liver in your diet?  The mock-Polynesian...

Paleo Snack Idea # 2 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 2 of 12 (more to follow)

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Paleo Muffins;  Healinggourmet.com/healthy-recipes/paleo-pumpkin-muffins/ Great for breakfast, after a workout or as an afternoon snack with a smear...

Paleo Snack Idea # 1 of 12 (more to follow)

Paleo Snack Idea # 1 of 12 (more to follow)

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Meatballs & Sliders;  Wellnessbakeries.com/pages/easy-keto-sliders Packed with protein and freezer-friendly, meatballs and sliders made with ground grass-fed...

Corn, Soy & Wheat

Corn, Soy & Wheat

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Corn, Soy & Wheat Excerpt from an article by Mike Geary, Author of best-sellers:  The Truth About Six Pack Abs "Currently, the average adult eating a...

Asian Quinoa Salad

Asian Quinoa Salad

Friday, January 13, 2023

Photo by Sonny Mauricio on unsplash.com Quinoa is a complete source of plant-based protein, containing all the essential amino acids your body needs....

ZINC

ZINC

Thursday, January 12, 2023

ZINC – Most of us think about immune health when thinking of zinc. We have all seen and heard of zinc lozenges for a cold or flu. And for good reason....

CLEANSES

CLEANSES

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

You’ve heard the term spring cleaning where you do a thorough cleaning of your whole house after a long, bundled up winter. People start opening their...

Restoring and/or Maintaining Health

Restoring and/or Maintaining Health

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

One of the core principles at Better Body Clinical Nutrition is that we believe your body has a BLUEPRINT for perfect health. We believe - just as Hippocrates...

Pumpkin Donuts

Pumpkin Donuts

Friday, January 6, 2023

Photo by Alice Pasqual on unsplash.com Coconut oil for greasing the pan5 Lg eggs ½ cup coconut milk (full fat) ½ cup pumpkin puree ¼ to ½ cup maple syrup...

A 5 Minute Snack to fight off cravings

A 5 Minute Snack to fight off cravings

Thursday, January 5, 2023

While many people do better on a three-meal-a-day schedule, others (including those with low blood sugar issues, higher metabolism or greater calorie...

The link between Digestion and Immunity

The link between Digestion and Immunity

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Photo by Jannes Jacobs on unsplash.comHydrochloric acid (stomach acid) in the stomach digests bacteria, viruses, parasites, etc. the same way it does...

NEW YEAR! NEW YOU!

NEW YEAR! NEW YOU!

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

It’s a NEW YEAR and a NEW YOU! We have made it through another holiday season. I hope yours was fun and not too stressful. Now that it is behind us,...

Free Seminars

Free Seminars

Friday, December 30, 2022

We have our schedule for our Free Seminars for the 1st quarter of 2023. Bring your friends and/or neighbors. Attendees that are new to Better Body Clinical...

Let’s talk about Ginkgo

Let’s talk about Ginkgo

Thursday, December 29, 2022

It is one of the oldest trees on earth at about 150 million years. Properties; • Antioxidant • Neuroprotective• Anti-inflammatory • Stimulates circulation •...

Difference between Nutrition (wholefood supplements) and Neutraceuticals (synthetic vitamins)

Difference between Nutrition (wholefood supplements) and Neutraceuticals (synthetic vitamins)

Thursday, December 22, 2022

For success in a Nutritional practice, you need good products you can count on.  There is a difference between what we are doing here at Better Body...

ALCOHOL

ALCOHOL

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Photo by Mae Mu on unsplash.comThere are a number of different forms of alcohol, most of which are considered to be deadly poisons. The one form of alcohol...

Did you Know?

Did you Know?

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Standard Process has products for cats & dogs. Get them off on the right pawPuppy Pack and Kitten Kit – For young dogs and cats, the early days are a...

Free Workshops in 2023

Free Workshops in 2023

Saturday, December 17, 2022

Omelette Anyone?

Omelette Anyone?

Friday, December 16, 2022

Nutritional Sources of Whole Natural Foods – Part 2

Nutritional Sources of Whole Natural Foods – Part 2

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Another Post by Jocelyne Gross, NTP A.C.N.Nutritional Sources of Whole Natural Foods – Part 2 Continued from Article posted on December 2, 2022VITAMIN...

Nutritional Sources of Whole Natural Foods – Part 1

Nutritional Sources of Whole Natural Foods – Part 1

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Another Post by Jocelyne Gross, NTP A.C.N.Nutritional Sources of Whole Natural Foods – Part 1All patients respond better on our program when eating healthy....

Children Nutrition

Children Nutrition

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Photo by Vitolda Klein on unsplash.com A healthy diet helps children grow and learn. It also helps prevent obesity and weight-related diseases, such...

Road Work underway

Road Work underway

Friday, December 9, 2022

There is road work being conducted on the corner of Ramble Lane and S Congress. The timeline is December 2022 to March or April 2023. You may want to...

Kids & Vegetables

Kids & Vegetables

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Next Workshop December 10th

Next Workshop December 10th

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Next workshop is coming up this Saturday. December 10th, 2022 at 2:30 PM at the clinic.This is a great way to introduce a friend to what we do. A new...

December Holiday Hours

December Holiday Hours

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tuesday December 20th  – OPEN Wednesday December 21st  - OPENThursday December 22nd - OPEN Friday December 23rd - OPEN Saturday December 24th - CLOSED Tuesday...

Beyond Meat Pennsylvania Plant Has Apparent Mold and Listeria, Report says

Beyond Meat Pennsylvania Plant Has Apparent Mold and Listeria, Report says

Friday, December 2, 2022

Article by Imad Khan Nov 21st, 2022 on cnet.com Photo by Logan Weaver on unsplash.com
Beyond Meat's Pennsylvania facility has what appears to be...

Chocolate Almond Butter Truffles

Chocolate Almond Butter Truffles

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Makes 20 snack balls Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Egg-free, Vegan These fudgy chocolate truffles are incredibly easy to prepare and taste like...

Endocrine System

Endocrine System

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The endocrine system is all about hormones and hormones are all about communication. The body creates more than 100 different hormones. Hormones transfer...

What is Margarine?

What is Margarine?

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Data taken from a presentation from Jay R Robbins, DC, DACBN, CCNPhoto by Simon Sapper on unsplash.comMargarine was first a vegetable oil – a liquid...

Cortisol

Cortisol

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Let’s talk about CORTISOL. Photo by Denny Muller on unsplash.com Cortisol is produced by the Adrenals. It’s primary roles are; • Counteracts insulin •...

Supplement to have on hand

Supplement to have on hand

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Another Post by Jocelyne Gross NTP A.C.N. Supplement to have on hand at home - ANTRONEX ANTRONEX is our go to supplement for allergies, nasal congestion,...

The Impotance of Fiber

The Impotance of Fiber

Saturday, November 19, 2022

The importance of fiber. Photo by Inigo De la Maza on unsplash.com During the 1990s many studies were conducted to determine the effects of isolated...

Homade Nut Butter

Homade Nut Butter

Friday, November 18, 2022

Photo by Tetiana Bykovets on unsplash.com2 cups of nuts of your choice (ideally sprouted) 1 tsp. sea salt ¾ cup coconut oil (may need less depending...

Pottenger’s Cat  – A study in Nutrition

Pottenger’s Cat – A study in Nutrition

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Another Post by Jocelyne Gross NTP A.C.N. Excerpt from the Book of the same name By Francis M. Pottenger Jr., M.D.www.ppnf.org Photo by Pacto Visual...

Using Observation to Better Asses Physical Health!  Eyes

Using Observation to Better Asses Physical Health! Eyes

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Another Post by Jocelyne Gross NTP A.C.N. Photo by Marina Vitale on Unsplash.com Eyes! Eyes are the most important part of visual assessment. Provides...

Using Observation to Better Assess Physical Health! Hair

Using Observation to Better Assess Physical Health! Hair

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Another Post by Jocelyne Gross NTP A.C.N.Hair!
Is a contiguous part of the skin. Receives nutrients from blood stream via hair bulb. New cells are...

Using Observation to Better Asses Physical Health!  Nails

Using Observation to Better Asses Physical Health! Nails

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Another Post by Jocelyne Gross NTP A.C.N. Photo by Jessica Delo on unsplash.com 
Nails!Excellent indicator of overall health. Growth of entire nail...

Donuts, cereal and pizza should be redefined as DRUGS

Donuts, cereal and pizza should be redefined as DRUGS

Friday, November 11, 2022

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash.com 
Some may argue this point but there is no doubt that much of the fast food we eat is very addictive. For...

Using Observation to Better Assess Physical Health!

Using Observation to Better Assess Physical Health!

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Some of you will remember the days when a doctor used to look into your ears, your eyes, your mouth, and would palpate your abdomen, test your knee reflexes...

The Original Anti-Inflammatory!

The Original Anti-Inflammatory!

Thursday, November 10, 2022

*Excerpt from the Book “Earthing” by Stephen T Sinatra, M.D.Image by Abbas Tehrani on unsplash.comDid you know that the earth itself is the original...

Successful Workshop

Successful Workshop

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

We held another workshop on Saturday discussing allergies. These public education workshops are very informative and free to attend. All are welcome!

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Saturday, November 5, 2022

*Excerpt from the book “Virgin Coconut Oil” written by Brian & Marianita Jader Shilhavy. This book can be obtained FREE at Tropical Traditions which...

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Friday, November 4, 2022

Another Post from Jocelyne Gross NTP A.C.N. Chocolate Chip Cookies¼ Cup palm shortening 1 egg at room temperature ¼ Cup coconut sugar 2 Tbsp honey 2...

Food Funnies!

Food Funnies!

Thursday, November 3, 2022

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What is a Balanced Meal?

What is a Balanced Meal?

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Another Post from Jocelyne Gross NTP A.C.N. What is a Balanced Meal? There are a lot of different ideas on what to eat and there are many different diets. Traditionally,...

Adrenal Fatigue a 21st Century Stress Syndrome

Adrenal Fatigue a 21st Century Stress Syndrome

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Book by James L. Wilson, N.D., D.C., Ph.D. Photo by Adrian Swancer on UnspalshAdrenal fatigue (technically called “hypoadrenia” and “hypoadrenalism”)...

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Saturday, October 29, 2022

With Halloween comes a lot of candy. Who does not love all the treats collected during a good trick or treat night?
While we know white sugar is...

Chocolate Cake Brownies

Chocolate Cake Brownies

Friday, October 28, 2022

½ cup palm shortening plus more for greasing the pan 3 oz unsweetened 100% cacao chocolate 5 large eggs ¾ cup honey ¼ cup cocoa powder 1 tsp vanilla...

Salt!

Salt!

Thursday, October 27, 2022

* Photo by Fillipp Romanoski on UnsplashSometimes called the biggest misunderstood in nutrition, Salt is said to be responsible for: • High blood pressure •...

Nightshades

Nightshades

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Foods to Avoid for Anyone with Chronic Pains. • Potatoes – The common potato sources include baked, mashed, scalloped, chips, fries, knishes, pierogies,...

Public Education Seminars

Public Education Seminars

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

More Public Education Workshops!We will be holding a few more seminars before the end of the year. ALL WELCOME! We will be providing refreshments and...

What Causes Mucus

What Causes Mucus

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Another Post from Jocelyne Gross NTP A.C.N. What causes Chest Mucus? Data Taken from the Website nativeremedies.com When we become ill or the respiratory...

Food Funnies

Food Funnies

Friday, October 21, 2022

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Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Another Post from Jocelyne Gross NTP A.C.N. Got Pumpkins? Pumpkin Muffins2 Cups almond flour 3 Tbsp coconut flour 1 Tsp baking soda 2 Tsp cinnamon ¼...

Help Reduce the Side Effects of Antibiotics

Help Reduce the Side Effects of Antibiotics

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Another Post from Jocelyne Gross A.C.N. Help Reduce the Side Effects of Antibiotics With Complementary Care If you’ve got a bacterial infection, taking...

Women's Health Event

Women's Health Event

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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Master Clinical Nutrition

Saturday, October 15, 2022

I am now a Clinical Master in Nutrition Response Testing.  I was honored to receive this award from Ulan Nutritional Systems on Saturday 10/08/2022.Click...

Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Here is a great recipe for a Green Smoothie. A great way to get in our greens  Serves 1 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce ½ cup baby spinach 1 mint spring,...

Synthetic Vitamins

Synthetic Vitamins

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

The Lure of Synthetic Vitamins Most chemist maintain, molecule by molecule, synthetic vitamins are identical to natural vitamins. The isolated factor...

Digestive Health

Digestive Health

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

This is Jocelyne Gross with a bit of data on digestion. 

If you have indigestion or heartburn, or a disease frequently associated with low...

Water and hydration

Water and hydration

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

How much water should you be drinking?  This is a question that will vary depending on who you ask.  There are a few guidelines that I use to help my...

What to Eat

What to Eat

Saturday, September 17, 2022

This is Jocelyne Gross with a bit of data on food and the often-asked questions of what is good to eat. Today we have a lot of choices when it comes...

Diet and Cellular Health

Diet and Cellular Health

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

At Better Body Clinical Nutrition we focus on improving overall health with a focus on prevention of disease.  In the medical world the focus is on curing...

Diet Vs. Exercise

Diet Vs. Exercise

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

As a nutritionist I often hear people say, “I will do some extra cardio so I can have some ice cream.”  I advise against this practice because our health...

How to minimize the hormone effect of plastics

How to minimize the hormone effect of plastics

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Plastics as a health concern is great to be aware of! This article discusses the effect of microplastics that we get from consuming both plants and animals...

Healing foods

Healing foods

Monday, May 23, 2022

Let food be thy medicine is a popular saying, so here are some foods for some common health challenges:
This article goes into more detail for you...

The best and worst foods for your liver

The best and worst foods for your liver

Friday, April 1, 2022

The liver is such an important organ and helps with everything from skin health to digestion and even helps deal with chemicles we come into contact...

Nutrition and Memory / Brain Health

Nutrition and Memory / Brain Health

Thursday, March 3, 2022

I want to introduce you to a great resource named eat this not that.  Many years ago it started with a book and then a podcast and blog.  There is really...

Benefits of Having Less Sugar

Benefits of Having Less Sugar

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Sugar is extremely popular.  According to the American Heart Assoiation, Americans consume an average of 77 grams of added sugar a day.  This is triple...

Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and what foods to focus on

Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and what foods to focus on

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

The Mediterranean Diet was been getting a lot of attention recently and for really good reasons.  Recent research has linked this popular way of eating...

Healthy eating lowers risk for many illnesses

Healthy eating lowers risk for many illnesses

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Harvard medical school has a website that recently published an article titled Scoring highly on Alternative Healthy Eating Index lowers risk for many...

Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats

Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats

Saturday, February 5, 2022

In this post I wanted to link this article titled What are Macronutrients? All you need to know by Lizzie Streit.  Sometimes I find that when I say carbohydrates...

Immune Boosting Foods

Immune Boosting Foods

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

This is a great article titled How to Boost Your Immunity with Food by Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN.    He describes the immune system as, “...a network...

Steps for Longevity

Steps for Longevity

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

This article is a good summary of several points made by the blue zones research.  If like me you don’t exactly know what the blue zone research is,...

Teen Mental Health

Teen Mental Health

Monday, January 10, 2022

This article covers the topic of Nutritional Support for teen Mental Health.  It focuses on six areas for improvment, including, digestion, Fat balance,...

How to eat healthy with less money while this supply chain gets sorted out.

How to eat healthy with less money while this supply chain gets sorted out.

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Hello there well my focus is on nutrition and unfortunatly this pandemic is having an effect on the cost of food.  I won't bore you with the details...

Nutrition for post Surgery recovery

Nutrition for post Surgery recovery

Saturday, December 18, 2021

This is a great article that highlights how important Nutrition is with recovery from surgery.  Remember the old saying, you are what you eat, well when...

Good vs. Bad Carbohydrates

"Good" vs. "Bad" Carbohydrates

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

The word “carbohydrate” is a classification of food that groups together various types of sugar-containing components present in foods.
Carbohydrates...

Is it the Gluten?  What is wrong with wheat?

Is it the Gluten? What is wrong with wheat?

Monday, December 13, 2021

A lot of patients ask me if they are allergic to gluten.  So for this reason I wanted to give that question some perspective.  First I want to give the...

Genes, Nutrition, and Health Outcomes 1

Genes, Nutrition, and Health Outcomes 1

Friday, December 10, 2021

I want to introduce you to an amazing organization called the price - pottenger organization.  This article comes from there and highlights the effect...

Sriracha

Sriracha

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

This is a great article about Sriracha that highlights the benefits as well as how to know if it is affecting your digestion.  As for what it is if you...

Diet-related conditions

Diet-related conditions

Thursday, December 2, 2021

This article from the Washington Post makes a lot of good points about the state of health in our nation.  It points out an interesting observation about...

Benefits of Bone Broth

Benefits of Bone Broth

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Bone broth is such an amazing nutritional tool for wellness.  It is great when recovering from illness as well as unlocking peak performance.  It is...

What foods to avoid during pregnancy for both mother and child

What foods to avoid during pregnancy for both mother and child

Monday, November 29, 2021

In yesterday’s post I highlighted the nutritional support needs for both mother and her child.  Today I wanted to highlight the foods to avoid during...

Nutritional support during pregnancy for both mother and child

Nutritional support during pregnancy for both mother and child

Sunday, November 28, 2021

In today’s post I wanted to cover an extremely important topic on what to eat for both mother and child during pregnancy.  I am referencing this article...

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Thanksgiving is a day centered around good food, time spent with loved ones, or just a day off for some. It's typically a day to reflect on things you...

Covid and its toxic relationship with obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart failure.

Covid and its toxic relationship with obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart failure.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

This article from Politico has some very interesting and relevant statistics related to a persons current helath and their relative risk of hospitalization...