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Coconut Chia Pudding

Ingredients: 1 cup milk (I use pea protein milk to add 8g protein per cup, but any milk will work) 2-3 tbsp full fat coconut cream (from the top of the can of whole fat coconut milk), warmed to liquid 1 tsp vanilla extract 1-3 tsp honey, maple or agave syrup Stevia to taste (optional) […]

CBD: What Can’t it Help?

Did you know all invertebrates have a biological system named after cannabis?  Cannabinoids, active compounds found in cannabis plants, were discovered in the 1990’s when scientists were studying how cannabis works, thus the name “endocannabinoid system” (ECS). What Is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)? The ECS is a physiological system constantly working to maintain homeostasis at […]

Balancing the Endocannabinoid System Without Cannabis

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is the body’s primary regulatory system, and is extensively and constantly involved in regulating and balancing numerous functions.  Endocannabinoid receptor sites are present in the brain, glands, organs, connective tissues, and immune system. In each tissue, the ECS works in different ways to maintain a stable internal environment (homeostasis) despite fluctuations […]

Thyroid Health Lecture

On Thursday, May 30, I co-presented with Patty Shipley, our Naturopath, on the common causes of chronic fatigue.  Patty’s talk covered some of the unusual layers that patients and their doctors may be unaware of, and I took a deep dive on thyroid imbalance since that is one of the most common layers to chronic […]

Common Causes of Chronic Fatigue

On Thursday, May 30, I co-presented with Kelli Cuda, our Functional Medicine Nurse Practitioner, on the common causes of chronic fatigue.  My talk covered some of the unusual layers that patients and their doctors may be unaware of, and Kelli took a deep dive on thyroid imbalance since that is one of the most common […]

Meet Dr. Emily Roedersheimer, DO, IFMCP

Hi. I’m Dr. Emily Roedersheimer, DO but that’s a mouthful so please call me “Dr. Emily”. I had been a board-certified family physician in the Columbus area for more than a decade when my career path took a change. Now, I am thrilled to be practicing functional medicine and helping people reverse or greatly improve […]

Thyroid Health Uncovered

What is the Thyroid Gland? The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that sits just below your Adam’s apple. It is a master gland that secretes hormones and is responsible for regulation of metabolism, growth and development, and influences nearly every physiologic process in the human body. When thyroid levels are out of balance, […]

Laser Allergy Treatment Success Stories!!

“My husband received laser allergy treatments at Leaves of Life. At the start of treatment, he was lactose intolerant, and had multiple environmental allergies that required him to take Claritin daily. After treatment, he’s no longer lactose intolerant, and his environmental allergies, while not completely gone, are much improved. He no longer has to take allergy medicine. […]

Salted Chocolate Macadamia Fat Bombs

Ingredients: 3/4 cup roasted, unsalted macadamia nuts 2 tsp avocado oil or macadamia nut oil 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped 2 tbsp coconut oil 1/4 cup powdered erythritol sweetener 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/8 tsp fine sea salt Flaked sea salt, for garnish Instructions: Line a standard 12-cup muffin pan with […]

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