Fenugreek Extract Improves Menopausal Symptoms

By TAP Integrative Menopause is a time of many complex endocrinological changes that cause, in addition to the cessation of menstruation, a number of uncomfortable symptoms. The physiological,…


Saw Palmetto and PCOS in Women

By Jillian Stansbury, ND Indications Serenoa is indicated for benign prostatic hyperplasia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and hormone imbalances (estrogen or testosterone). It promotes genitourinary…


5 Ways to Recycle Your Jack O'Lantern

By Chef Lauren, Closer to Your Food Every Halloween I grab at least one pumpkin, carve it and plop it on the front porch for the neighbors and trick or treaters alike to enjoy. When you ask children…


Regulating Sugar Intake During the Holidays

The holiday season brings joyful family celebrations, festive decorations, and delicious meals. And of course, there will be decadent treats as well! Sugary foods are prominent around the holidays,…


Nut Consumption and Inflammatory Biomarkers

By TAP Integrative Nuts were one of the many targets of the “war on fat” that began in the 1970s. Because of their high fat content, they were on the do-not-eat list of those seeking to reduce…


DIY Cough Drops

By Chef Lauren, Closer to Your Food Organic natural cough drops are expensive, and they don’t necessarily taste the best. When you’re fighting off a bug and need some relief for your sore throat, try…


Magnesium Supplementation Reduces Blood Pressure

By TAP Integrative Hypertension affects approximately one third of all American adults, contributing to more than 360,000 deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…


Ashwagandha Mitigates Chronic Stress

By TAP Integrative Chronic stress is a widespread concern across the world. If left unchecked, it can cause psychological and relationship issues, but it affects the body as well. In the short-term,…


Fever Phobia

By Holly Lucille, ND, RN and Jared Skowron, ND Cold and Flu Season is upon us, and along with sniffles, sneezes and a cough, fever may be lurking nearby. For many people, having a fever is alarming.…