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Success Story: The Bone Broth Diet Helped My Client Melt Away 30 Pounds

By Dr. Kellyann Petrucci

When Julie attended one of my talks, she said she knew “there was something there.” As she heard me speak about how inflammation can make you fat, she realized that this was true for her because she was always puffy and her weight simply wouldn’t budge, no matter what she did.Julie began an earlier variation of the Bone 2929Broth Diet, and what happened to her was amazing. She says, “I

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This Doctor Prescribes 8 Steps to Heal Your Gut to Lose Weight and Reverse Chronic Illness

By Dr. Kellyann Petrucci

I can’t say it enough: health (and illness) starts in your gut.If your gut isn’t healthy, you can suffer everything from unexplained weight gain to depression to autoimmune disorders. Way too many of us are faced with these ailments and a host of others simply because our intestines are in bad shape. Our lives are hectic, our standard American diet (SAD) is bad, and we’re paying the pric

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To All the Vegetarians Out There: You Can Reap the Benefits of Bone Broth Too

By Dr. Kellyann Petrucci

With all the mail I receive from people who are excited about starting the Bone Broth Diet, there’s one question I’m hearing a lot: “Can I do this diet if I’m a vegetarian, a pescetarian, or a vegan?”The answer is a resounding yes!While proteins like beef, chicken, and fish are part of the Bone Broth Diet, I’m all about making it work for everyone. I’ve altered this diet quit

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To Anyone Suffering from Depression or Anxiety: This Doctor Has 10 Natural Remedies to Help You Take Control

By Dr. Kellyann Petrucci

My patients bring up all sorts of issues in my office. They tell me about their rashes, their constipation, their diarrhea, and even their sexual problems.However, there’s one topic they frequently don’t talk about: their mental symptoms. Often, it takes a little gentle prying for me to find out when my patients are suffering from depression or anxiety. One reason is that because I’m a n

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Success Story: Why the Bone Broth Diet Healed My Client’s Celiac Symptoms When Avoiding Gluten Didn’t

By Dr. Kellyann Petrucci

Unlike Julie, Merris didn’t need to lose weight when she came to see me. Instead, she needed to save her life.Merris has celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that affects the intestines. When people with celiac disease eat any food containing gluten, their immune system attacks the villi, tiny structures in the intestines. The result: diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, and ab

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Could Your Anxiety or Insomnia Meds Lead to Alzheimer’s Down the Road?

By Dr. Kellyann Petrucci

I'm a big proponent of finding ways to age-proof your body and mind, sharing tips that promote longevity, joy, and living a purposeful life. Of course we all face challenges as we go along on our journeys and I realize that those obstacles can be overwhelming. My patients today are struggling with stressors many of us didn’t even think about just a few years ago: financial insecurity, 24/7 work

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To Anyone Struggling to Lose That Last 10 Pounds Your Gut Is Begging for These 24 Foods

By Dr. Kellyann Petrucci

When people who just can’t seem to lose weight come to see me, I don’t offer them pills or a surgical solution. As a naturopathic doctor, I try to help them focus on feeding their body the right way and a big part of that is how you treat your gut — the trillions of microbes that make up your microbiome. When that microbiome is healthy, you have a rock-solid gut. When it’s not, you’re in

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Expert Spotlight with Dr. Kellyann Petrucci

This week Further Food is pleased to spotlight Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, one of our health experts. After “hitting a wall” at age 40, she put on weight, was losing her hair and noticed a change in her complexion. Her hormones were out of whack and she was determined to take back control of her health by making some lifestyle changes that revitalized her body and mind. Now her goal is to help ot

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9 Unexpected, Easy Ways to Make Healing Bone Broth

By Dr. Kellyann Petrucci

There’s a reason for all the buzz around bone broth: From healing the digestive tract and detoxifying organs to encouraging fat burning and warding off inflammation, this magical elixir pretty much does it all.While I’ve explained the amazing health benefits of bone broth and how to prepare it to many, there’s one question I’m still asked all the time: “Where exactly do I get the bo

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