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How Trauma and Stress Affects the Gut

How Trauma Affects the Gut The Top Ways you Can Improve your Vagal Tone Your gut is connected to almost every system in your body,…

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How Long Does it Take to Heal the Gut?

Are you looking for a quick fix or overhaul for your gut? Healing the gut takes time, patience, energy, and a little help from the…

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Connecting With Your Circadian Rhythm

Your circadian rhythm is a 24 hour cycle that your body relies on. How can your actions and lifestyle positively or negatively effect it? The…

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The Gut Brain Axis

Here at Rachel Scheer Nutrition, we often refer to our gut as “the second brain.” Kind of a funny turn of phrase, but keep reading…

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Your Labs Say WHAT About Inflammation?

In order to function properly, our bodies undergo routine biological processes. However, if your body notices a threat or that something isn’t right, inflammation is…

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Is Estrogen Dominance Causing Your Symptoms?

To achieve optimal health, females need to achieve balance in all of their hormones, including estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. But what happens if one or…

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Your Thyroid Does WHAT?

Your thyroid is an important organ that has many critical functions, including regulating your energy levels, hormone production, and your body’s metabolism, or breakdown of…

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Can functional lab testing discover your root cause?

Can Functional Lab Testing Discover Your Root Cause?

At Rachel Scheer Nutrition, we strive to find the ROOT cause of your health concerns… and our extensive lab testing helps us do that! You…

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Back to School with RSN!

It’s that time of year again: back to school!  The grocery stores are full of single serving snack bags with bright and fluorescent colors abound…

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A Glance at Micronutrients

Micronutrients include the multitude of vitamins and minerals that make up a minuscule part of our diets. Small, but mighty, we need micronutrients for a…

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What are Macronutrients?

Protein, fat, and carbohydrates are the three building blocks of our diet. Together, they form the major macronutrients. But what exactly are they? Macronutrients are…

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RSN Approved Mocktails

Mocktails are a fun way to spice up your daily water intake. But what exactly are they? At Rachel Scheer Nutrition, we like to believe…

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Questions on Nutrition? Read this!

Our team at Rachel Scheer Nutrition includes Registered Dietitian Nutritionists who are experts in the field of functional medicine. Being experts, we receive questions about…

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Dive into Detoxification

What comes to mind when you hear the word “detox”? Juice cleanses, calorie restrictive diets, detoxification teas? The truth is detoxification is one of our…

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What Does “Leaky Gut” Really Mean?

You may have heard the phrase “leaky gut” thrown around on social media or from people you know, but what does it actually mean? First,…

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What’s the Gut Have to Do With It?

Your gut microbiome may have more to do with your hormones, muscles, skin, and even mental health than you realize. This small, but mighty, system…

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How to Optimize Sleep

A good night’s sleep means everything; it means starting your day feeling focused, energized, and fresh. But how you can you bio-hack your way to…

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Common Misconceptions of Functional Medicine

Common Misconceptions of Functional Medicine

Functional medicine may sound trendy, but despite many misconceptions, it is a holistic and integrative way to analyze and help heal the body. So, how…

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