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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...

More action needed to improve Nutrition in the U.S. as it is creating medical problems

More action needed to improve Nutrition in the U.S. as it is creating medical problems

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

This is a great article that talks about how modern medicine is struggling with issues that are at their core a failure of Nutrition.  Sen. Cory Booker...

My go to Thanksgiving Turkey recipe

My go to Thanksgiving Turkey recipe

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Hello there and happy Thanksgiving!  Here is my go to Turkey recipe.  It uses the instant pot and takes very little hands on time to cook.  It comes...

Nutrition has an effect on brain health, mood, emotional balance, and even cognative function

Nutrition has an effect on brain health, mood, emotional balance, and even cognative function

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Here is a video of a Dr. explaining how nutrition and daily movement habits, including the foods we eat or don’t eat have an effect on brain health,...

How much food do I need, what is the right portion size for me

How much food do I need, what is the right portion size for me

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Here is an article about the Nutritional tool called portion size.  Even though it is a simple concept this can be one of the hardest things to figure...

What is a healthy diet

What is a healthy diet

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Here is a great article that dives into what eating a healthy diet consists of.  One quote that really makes a great point is,  "Perhaps the conversation...

New study shows that Nutrition is better than drugs for healthy aging

New study shows that Nutrition is better than drugs for healthy aging

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

As many of my patients know, I never stop studying Nutrition and luckily for me it is always being studied.  Here (https://www.technologynetworks.com/proteomics/news/nutrition-trumps-drugs-when-it-comes-to-healthy-aging-355872)...

Sprouting nuts and seeds

Sprouting nuts and seeds

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Sprouted nuts are raw nuts that have been soaked in water until they get to the first stage of plant growth, called germanation.  Sprouting certain grains,...

Sea Salt vs Table Salt and the new FDA guidance

Sea Salt vs Table Salt and the new FDA guidance

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Happy monday or whatever day you are reading this.  I wanted to give an answer to which type of salt is the best, Sea salt or table salt?  I have included...

Helping children foster a love for healthy food choices

Helping children foster a love for healthy food choices

Friday, November 12, 2021

Hey there!  I wanted to create a post that showcases how much fun our family has had in getting our kids involved in our nutrition.  It often starts...

Nutritional Coaching at Better Body Clinical Nutrition

Nutritional Coaching at Better Body Clinical Nutrition

Thursday, November 11, 2021

As many of those that work with me to improve overall health know, diet is a crucial part of helping improve overall health.  This article from medical...

Salmon Farm raised vs Wild Caught

Salmon Farm raised vs Wild Caught

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Happy Veterans day to all, and a big thank you to those past and presently in the Military working to keep our freedoms.  Now on a seperate note here...

The key to health is 80% Nutrition and 20% Exercise

The key to health is 80% Nutrition and 20% Exercise

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

This is a great article about how important nutrition is in relation to exercise.  According to the article, "When you increase the amount you exercise,...

You can now order Standard Process directly from our website

You can now order Standard Process directly from our website

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

I am excited to announce that you can now order Standard Process supplements via the Better Body Clinical Nutrition website (https://www.nutritionausitn.com)....

Introduction

Introduction

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

I know that I already said hello and welcome, but I wanted to introduce myself as the lead Nutritionist at Better Body Clinical Nutrition.  I started...

Hello and Welcome

Hello and Welcome

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Welcome to the blog for Better Body Clinical Nutrition! I will be adding content, recommendations and links in upcoming blog posts.  Feel free to share...