Samantha Gilbert’s Blog

Advanced Nutrient Therapy Ice Cream Recipe: Banana Cinnamon

Advanced Nutrient Therapy Ice Cream Recipe: Banana Cinnamon

Enjoy this Advanced Nutrient Therapy ice cream recipe for all biotypes: Banana Cinnamon Ice Cream. It’s been over 100 degrees here in central California. You’d think by now I would be used to it, but growing up in Portland, Oregon, I suppose the heat will never be my normal. I don’t know about you, but […]

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Autism Diet: When non-GMO, Gluten & Dairy free isn’t Enough

Autism Diet: When non-GMO, Gluten & Dairy free isn’t Enough

Autism diet and GMO foods: “I don’t understand what I’m doing wrong” the mother of a 12 year old autistic patient said to me when we started working together. “I’ve cut out GMOs and put my son on a healthy diet and he is not getting any better.” Sadly, this is something I hear daily […]

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Food is a Drug: Nutritional Advice for Bipolar Disorder

Food is a Drug: Nutritional Advice for Bipolar Disorder

Food is a Drug: March 30th is World Bipolar Day. Bipolar disorder effects nearly 6 million Americans. Unfortunately, the underlying cause is still very much misunderstood and since this condition is attached to much guilt and shame, people often go untreated or even worse, are misdiagnosed. When folks find out that I help people correct […]

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Food is Medicine: Why Avocados and Kale Might not be Good for You

Food is Medicine: Why Avocados and Kale Might not be Good for You

Food is Medicine: In our world today, knowing what and how to eat can feel like a daunting task. And the plethora of dietary theories and dogma only serve to create more confusion and health problems. If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years as a practitioner of nutritional therapy it is this: what’s […]

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Super Simple Butternut Squash Soup by Sami G

Super Simple Butternut Squash Soup by Sami G

Butternut Squash Soup: It’s my favorite season and with all the beautiful colors of fall comes one of my favorite soups to warm your soul. What I love about butternut squash is how versatile and naturally sweet it is. And the best part about this Super Simple Butternut Squash Soup recipe is you just throw […]

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Yeast Toxicity Tips + Zucchini Chicken Soup by Sami G

Yeast Toxicity Tips + Zucchini Chicken Soup by Sami G

Yeast Toxicity Tips: There was a time in my life when I really struggled with gut dysbiosis (microbial imbalance). Back then I thought I was doing myself justice by eating a strictly plant-based diet. You’d think with all those fresh raw plant foods everyone touts as “super” I’d have been in tip top shape. Instead, […]

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Depression Busting Pumpkin Beef Chili by Sami G

Depression Busting Pumpkin Beef Chili by Sami G

Pumpkin Beef Chili: Last week was Mental Health Awareness week, and November is National Family Caregiver’s Month. Sadly over 50% of caregivers suffer from anxiety and depression due to the stress of caring for a loved one with special needs. When stress is high, blood sugar often becomes imbalanced leaving you feeling jittery, anxious, fatigued, […]

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