August 2023 Recap

Every month we do a recap of the month’s newsletter. August 2023 Recap: Delving into Clam Fritter Recipe, Coral Reef Conservation, Intermittent Fasting, and more!

In this August 2023 Recap you’ll learn how to make my favorite dish of all time (along with an adventure to go with it); the health and environmental considerations for sunscreen; the how and why of intermittent fasting and new research on the gut-brain axis!

My favorite dish of all time! This Clam Fritter Recipe is an adventure in every sense of the word.


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The same ingredients that are being banned to protect coral reefs have also have been linked to disease in humans. Uncover the intricate balance between the ingredients targeted for bans in coral reef preservation and their potential impact on human health.

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Intermittent fasting can help you lose weight and regulate insulin levels. Dive into the world of intermittent fasting, a transformative approach to both weight management and insulin level regulation.


Intermittent Fasting Guide

“…germ-free mice showed an exaggerated stress response that was normalized after their guts were colonized with a probiotic. A 2019 study by Huiying Wang and colleagues applied this concept to humans, showing that probiotic strain Bifodobacterium longum 1714 (Zenflore) may play a role in managing stress responses in healthy volunteers by modulating their neural processes.”

The Gut and brain, inextricably linked

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The IshbelWELL Detox program is a one month program that is sure to revitalize your diet along with your hormones. Clients who’ve done this program RAVE about it. Expect to lose weight, balance your mood and lay the foundation for balancing your hormones.

Prior to the program, I was struggling with constipation, bloating, feeling sluggish and exhausted all day and suffering from severe brain fog. During the detox, I lost 15 pounds, had mental clarity, an abundance of energy, lost all sugar cravings and was relieved of my constipation and bloating.

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The IshbelWELL Gut Healing Program is built on two tests: the GI Map and the MRT. The GI Map uses DNA polymerase to map out your gut microbiome as well as gut function. You’ll get a front seat view of why you’re struggling with digestive and / or hormonal symptoms. In addition, we use a food sensitivity test called the MRT which is 93% accurate. (Skin prick tests for food sensitivities are about 30% accurate).

Gut Healing Program

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The IshbelWELL Hormone Healing Program utilizes hormone and adrenal testing to understand exactly where your fatigue, irregular menstrual cycle, sexual dysfunction, PMS and/or infertility are coming from.

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The IshbelWELL Yearly Membership Program is a great choice for graduates of other IshbelWELL programs as well as new clients. If you’re tired of your doctor telling you your bloodwork looks “great” but you feel like hell, this program is for you. If you need support and guidance on the best nutrition and lifestyle choices for your thyroid, blood sugar, digestion, liver, immune system, kidneys & adrenal glands, this program is for you!

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