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August 15, 2019

Taste of Summer – 10 Recipes That Bring Out Summer

Summer is here and it is the perfect time to include the fresh, in-season produce in your meals that are light and refreshing. Summer is the time for fun activities and to spend outdoors, grilling without spending a lot of…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical NutritionNutrition
July 29, 2019

What a Nutritionist Buys at the Farmer’s Market

When the weather starts to turn warmer, Farmer’s Markets start popping up around in area neighborhoods This is great news because eating locally-grown, in-season foods is not only good for you but also good for the environment and the community.…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition
July 8, 2019

Is Dragon Fruit the New Celery Juice?

Why are dragon fruit and celery juice currently the most discussed and trendy health topics?  What do an old familiar vegetable and a fairly new exotic fruit have in common?  How do they differ? And most importantly, what properties do…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition
June 27, 2019

Kombucha Controversies

Kombucha is an ancient concoction that is currently becoming well-known and very popular. This fizzy, tangy drink has an extensive history and has been long cherished for its healing properties. Originating in China around 220 B.C.,  kombucha was discovered by,…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition
June 17, 2019

Monday Motivation with Dr. Nicole Maholy, DC, CNS, LDN

Looking for some Monday Motivation? Dr. Nicole Maholy, DC, CNS, LDN, our Streeterville Functional Medicine Provider is here to help! Did you know your gut can impact your immune system, hormones, skin, brain function, and so much more? This is…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition
March 15, 2019

How Does a Functional Medicine Physician Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day?

Saint Patrick’s Day can be one of the crazier holidays in Chicago. For some of us, we struggle with how to enjoy the holiday, but not feel the hangover 1-2 days after. (A hangover doesn’t always just result from alcohol…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition
January 3, 2019

Keep your 2019 Goals on Track with Functional Medicine

Keep your 2019 goals on track with Functional Medicine As we ring in the New Year, many of us decide to make health changes related to our diets and weight loss. While our intentions towards better health may be sincere,…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition
January 3, 2019

Berry Green Detox Smoothie

Trying to reset yourself in 2019? Many people undergo an annual detox to gain energy, lose weight, improve their immune system, and boost overall body efficiency! Our 21-Day Detox includes everything you need to detox safely and effectively - with…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition
December 20, 2018

Naughty and Nice Foods for the Holidays

As we near the final stretch of the holiday season, it’s inevitable that a few tempting foods might sneak into your plate.  Even if you’ve fallen off track, you don’t have to wait until New Years to entertain your health goals. …
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Functional Medicine & Clinical NutritionOur BlogVideos
November 26, 2018

Dr. Barbie Allegretti, DC | Functional Medicine Physician

Dr. Barbie Allegretti, DC | Functional Medicine Physician https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUyA0VBjiXc Dr. Barbie Allegretti, DC is the lead Functional Medicine Physician at our Park Ridge and Deerfield clinics. Dr. Allegretti developed her holistic lifestyle through years of varied experience. Barbie's personal experience…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical NutritionRecipes
November 21, 2018

Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Cranberries

Holiday meals are meant for celebration, which can often result in us overindulging a little too much! Many traditional dishes are infamous for leaving us feeling bloated, fatigued, and inflamed. Why not let your body feel festive and amazing throughout…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical NutritionOur BlogVideos
November 5, 2018

Food Sensitivity Testing | Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition

Food Sensitivity Testing | Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3AvuLqrixo Here at Aligned Modern Health, we want to help you get to the root cause of your issues. Sometimes this means completing a comprehensive test with our Functional Medicine at…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition
October 3, 2018

Recovery for Runners Starts Before the Race!

The closer we get to the marathon starting line, the more likely you’re already dreaming of crossing the finish line into a recovery fueled by delicious food. It is inevitable that inflammation will affect your body after the 26.2 mile…
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Gluten Free
Functional Medicine & Clinical NutritionOur Blog
June 26, 2018

Key Nutrients to Consider if You Are Thinking of Going Gluten-Free

Following a certain diet "just because" can lead to imbalances in nutrition and put you at risk for serious health challenges. While there are many benefits to a gluten-free lifestyle, it's important to understand that it may not be for…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical NutritionOur BlogRecipes
December 11, 2017

Your Simple Mills’ Holiday Recipe Book Is Here!

Simple Mills and Aligned Modern Health’s Functional Medicine have teamed up to help you give the Simple Gift of Health to yourself and your loved ones this season. We've put together our favorite delicious, nutritionally-focused recipes for the season accompanied by…
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10 Best Foods for Spring Health
Functional Medicine & Clinical NutritionOur Blog
May 15, 2015

10 Best Foods for Spring Health and Immunity

The weather is changing, and for the better! Flowers are blooming, the days are warmer and longer…how can you not be excited about spending your lunches outside in the park? But along with the changing temperatures comes the risk of…
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Functional Medicine & Clinical NutritionOur Blog
March 31, 2015

Thyroid Testing and Functional Medicine

Without thyroid testing, it can be hard to tell if you have thyroid abnormalities on your own. You might feel run down and tired, or be experiencing "brain fog." You might be gaining weight, pregnant, or experiencing hair loss. Other…
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