UltraNourished

By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
What are Polyphenols? Polyphenols are chemicals found in plant foods, especially herbs and spices, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and beverages such as tea and coffee. They are produced naturally to protect the plant against ultraviolet radiation and other threats such as pests. Therefore, it makes sense…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
What are sea vegetables? Sea vegetables, more commonly known as seaweed, are various forms of algae. They have made their way into the diets of people all over the world due to their versatility, surprisingly delicious taste, and nutrient density. Japanese cultures have been eating seaweed for over…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I work with many people who have to follow a gluten-free diet, often due to non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Many of the same people wind up having to follow a dairy-free diet as well due to an intolerance, allergy, or preference. As one of the nutritionists at the UltraWellness…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Two words: celery juice. As I’ve learned over the past few months, these simple words can trigger a range of thoughts, opinions, and strong emotions. Some people absolutely love and swear by celery juice, claiming it radically improved their health in countless ways. A surprising…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
In our third episode of Getting to the Root, Dr. Elizabeth Boham and Physician Assistant Kristin Boyt explore how we can support the immune system. Cold and flu season is a great time of year to focus on immunity, but there are plenty of other reasons to make…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
On paper, the thyroid, that small gland in your neck, may seem unimposing. However, the organ and the hormones it produces are more important to the functioning and wellbeing of the body than they may seem. Responsible for growth, metabolism, and the functioning of nearly every tissue in…