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Best Way To Improve Memory?

Q: What is the best way to improve memory?

A: Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic sharing her favorite ways to improve memory and overall brain function.

Need A Boost During Exam Season?

Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic suggesting her favorite ways to boost energy for students, especially during crunch time.

Dairy-Free Breakfast Smoothies

Dairy-Free Breakfast Smoothies😋
Smoothies are a great way to add in extra nutrients (plus they’re quick and easy!) Our favorite trick is to replace ice with frozen fruit.

✨Berry Smoothie
Makes 5 cups
-1 cup cranberry juice
-1 cup coconut milk
-2 cups frozen berries
-2 tablespoons of honey or maple syrup (optional)
Blend on high until smooth and frothy

✨Green Smoothie
Makes 3-4 cups
-1 cup purple grapes
-1 frozen banana
-1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
-1 large handful of spinach
-1 cup water
Blend on high until smooth and frothy

✨Tropical Smoothie
Makes about 6 cups
-2 cups canned, unsweetened pineapple chunks
-1 cup coconut milk
-3 cups frozen mango or peaches
-1 frozen banana
Blend on high until smooth and frothy

Heart Health Month Videos

As February came to an end, we shared our final Heart Health Month videos. Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove talks about statin drugs, her favorite herbs and nutrients for cardiovascular health, and pulse testing! 💛🌿

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Framingham Heart Study

Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic talking about the importance of the Framingham Heart Study and heart attack risk factors. #FraminghamRiskScore

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Heart Health Month Herbal Formulas

A great herbal formula for heart health is Hawthorne. Hawthorne is used for diseases of the heart and blood vessels such as congestive heart failure and irregular heartbeat. It’s also used to treat both low blood pressure and high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), and high cholesterol.

Heart Disease Risk Factors

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Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic explaining the risk factors for heart disease and heart attacks. #HeartHealthMonth

What’s Trending – Four Sigmatic

Four Sigmatic specializes in super foods, functional mushrooms, and adaptogenic herbs. This brand makes drinking mushrooms delicious and easy to do with their wide variety of super food beverages! From Mushroom Coffees, to Matchas and Hot Cacao with multi-mushroom blends, Four Sigmatic covers all of your warm beverage needs. Our favorite products include their Mushroom Hot Cacao with Reishi. This hot chocolate is organic, vegan, paleo, and decaf. It’s the perfect way to unwind after a busy day with its special reishi mushroom blend. An upgrade on guilt-free hot chocolate, this product also supports occasional stress and restful sleeps. Check out their website for more awesome (and tasty) products.

https://us.foursigmatic.com/

Chelation Therapy

Since February is Heart Health Month, Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic is explaining Chelation Therapy in relation to heart disease and heavy metals.

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Wear Red Tomorrow!

Wear red tomorrow as a symbol to support Heart Health Month! ❤️

All February we will be sharing Heart Health Facts to bring awareness to cardiovascular disease.