Keto-friendly Ice Cream Bombs (Chocolate Or Strawberry)

Keto-friendly Ice Cream Bombs (Chocolate Or Strawberry)

Ingredients:
2 tbsp. MCT oil or Brain Octane Oil or more coconut oil
1 cup full fat creamed coconut milk 
¼ extra virgin coconut oil (56 g / 2 oz) 
2 tbsp. MCT oil or Brain Octane Oil or more coconut oil
¼ cup Xylitol powdered
10-15 drops liquid Stevia extract 
CHOOSE 1 of the following flavor add-ins:
½ cup Brewed caffeine-free Dandelion chicory coffee- I like Tecciano brand it is available at Sprouts( For Chocolate flavor ice cream) + 2 tbsp raw cocoa powder, unsweetened 
OR ½ cup freshly pureed strawberries for strawberry ice cream (add instead of the Dandelion- chicory tea.)

Instructions:
1. Place the softened creamed coconut milk, or coconut oil, MCT oil and cocoa powder ( if making chocolate bombs). 

2. Add powdered xylitol and stevia into a blender and pulse until smooth. 

4. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the ice-cream into ice tray. 

3. Pour in the prepared coffee or strawberries (room temperature or lukewarm, not hot) and pulse again until smooth. Pour into the ice-cream maker and process according to the manufacturer’s instructions. It may take anywhere between 30-60 minutes depending on your ice-cream maker. Using an ice-cream maker makes the texture smoother & creamy. 
*Tips when you don’t have an ice-cream maker: Pour the mixture directly into an ice tray or small muffin tin. You should be able to fit ~ 2 tablespoons per fat bomb or make smaller fat bombs. This is the method I use. 

5. Place in the freezer for 2-3 hours or until firm.

Dr. Candice Hall, D.C. Awarded Leading Physician of the World and Top Functional Medicine Doctor by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals

Dr. Candice Hall, DC is an author, speaker, and authority on integrative and functional medicine.

Dr. Hall, DC is a leading functional medicine practitioner in Orange County, California.  She is founder of Next Advanced Medicine and Natrueal Products, and educates hundreds of people each month through free seminars and the recent publication of 2 books on reversing chronic disease.

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Next Advanced Medicine recognized by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals (May 2019)
left to right – Dr. Wayne Greathouse, Dr. Candice Hall, Dr. Neil Hersh

At Next Advanced Medicine, an MD/DC clinic in Orange County, California, Dr. Hall leads an interdisciplinary team of medical doctors, chiropractors, naturopaths, and nutrition scientists to create an individualized care plan for each of their patients. The focus is on treating the whole patient; they consider the complex genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that affect disease progression and treatment.  Dr. Hall has helped hundreds of patients reverse chronic disease including Type 2 Diabetes, Thyroid and Auto Immune Disease, and Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease.  

Dr. Hall Receiving Award as a Top Functional Medicine Doctor
Dr. Candice Hall, D.C. awarded Top Functional Medicine Doctor by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals 

Dr.  Hall has 18 years of postdoctoral training in functional medicine and clinical nutrition, including recent training in the area of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease.  She is member of the Functional Medicine Institute in San Diego and the Foundation for Wellness Professionals, and was named Physician of the Year by the National Republican Congressional Committee in 2005.  Dr. Hall was most recently awarded Leading Physician of the World and Top Doctor by the International Association for Healthcare Professionals in 2019.

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In addition to her private practice, Dr. Hall continues to use her passion and experience for health and nutrition to educate people on the power of functional medicine and reversing chronic disease by getting to the root cause of illness, not masking it with prescription medications.  Dr. Hall provides free live events every month for hundreds of people suffering from diabetes, autoimmune disease, and cognitive decline.  In 2018 she published 2 books – The True Diabetes Solution and The True Thyroid Solution – to reach more people with this important message. 

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The True Thyroid Solution Book

Dr. Hall’s passion for functional medicine comes from personal success battling and overcoming three (3) autoimmune conditions. Functional medicine was the reason she went into remission, and the reason she is inspired to bring hope and solutions to others. Read the Press Release.

Cauliflower Popcorn

Cauliflower Popcorn

Ingredients:
• 1 large head cauliflower- Cut in to bite-size florets
• 2 tbsp. Avocado oil
• 1 tbsp. ghee melted
• 1 tsp. Himalayan pink salt
• ½ tsp. onion powder
• ½ tsp. garlic pepper
• ½ tsp. paprika
• ½ tsp. turmeric

Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a small bowl mix spices & salt together.
Place the cauliflower in a large bowl and drizzle with avocado oil. Toss until evenly coated.
Put the cauliflower on a roasting sheet in a single layer. Sprinkle evenly with spices and toss until the cauliflower is evenly coated.
Place in oven and roast for 10 minutes- remove from oven and toss well, then place back in the oven to roast for 10 more minutes. 
Remove from oven and place cauliflower in a large bowl. Drizzle with melted ghee & toss to coat evenly. Enjoy warm.

Thyroid Health Matters

More than 12 percent of the United States population suffers from thyroid problems today, and an estimated 20 million will suffer from some sort of thyroid imbalance in their lifetime.

More than 12 percent of the United States population suffers from thyroid problems today, and an estimated 20 million will suffer from some sort of thyroid imbalance in their lifetime.One factor which may contribute to these overwhelming figures is that one-third of the world’s entire population also suffers from an iodine deficiency. 

As the cells in the thyroid gland are the only cells in the body which can absorb iodine, it follows that iodine deficiencies result in many thyroid-based hormonal issues, and vice-versa. It is by no means the single isolated cause of thyroid malfunction, yet it is thought to be one of the most dominant. That being said, it should always be taken into consideration when assessing thyroid health. 

Iodine is essential for converting thyroid hormone into it’s free and useable form.  It’s also essential for breast health. However 90% of thyroid sufferers have as their main mechanisms of disease an auto immune disease called Hashimoto’s. Some research indicates that Iodine may increase antibodies and cause this autoimmune disease to become worse.

How do you know if you should be taking it or not?  At Next Advanced Medicine we always test.  We don’t give Iodine to patients unless their blood test indicates they are low. We also watch it carefully to make sure it does not get too high.

Why is functional medicine a better path?

It makes no sense to treat every patient with generically mass-produced drugs that may or may not have the desired effect, when the root cause of disease varies for each person.

Functional medicine for thyroid health aims at analyzing the unique lifestyle factors that have potentially contributed to an existing imbalance or the development of worsening symptoms.  Regardless of how it manifests, it is vital to gain an understanding of the unique functioning of your thyroid!

Other symptoms of thyroid imbalance can include:

  • fatigue
  • depression
  • irritability
  • weight changes
  • insomnia
Thyroid Health

Become ‘Functionally Literate’

Thyroid issues are not uncommon, and yet each person experiences symptoms and root causes differently. We believe everyone deserves to be aware of their own root issues in order to receive the personalized treatment their illnesses require to help them go forward in life without a dependency on prescription drugs.
 
Our hope is to enable all patients to become ‘literate’ in functional medicine, so as to maximize their chances of preventing the onset or reversing the effects of thyroid problems.  Check out our upcoming seminars where you can learn first-hand from our doctors.

Green Juice Benefits for Thyroid

There are conflicting opinions regarding the benefits of cruciferous vegetables such as kale, broccoli, and spinach for your thyroid health.

The conclusion functional experts come to, however, is that eating what YOU need for YOUR body and YOUR particular needs is the only way to correctly use nutrition as a means of preventative medicine.
 
This means that cultivating AWARENESS of your body, and using advanced testing to identify your nutritional needs, is key to you obtaining optimum health.

Studies have shown leafy green and cruciferous vegetables as the most nourishing source of natural iodine for thyroid function  – try this delicious green juice recipe!
 
Thyroid – Optimizing Green Juice 
(originally from www.mindbodygreen.com)

  • ½ cup pineapple
  • 1 bushel of cilantro
  • 1 bushel of parsley
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 beautiful stalk of fennel
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 to 3 pinches of ashwagandha root, powder
  • 6 drops of liquid chlorophyll extract
    Instructions:
  • Juice all ingredients except ashwagandha root and chlorophyll. Add a few pinches of these after and ENJOY!

Of course, honor your body’s needs and respect if this is not the best option for you. 

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Check out Sharon’s success story: How I healed my thyroid disorder at Next Advanced Medicine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RADBzB9nPTo


Learn more from our doctors at a free seminar.

NAM Team

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Functional Medicine and Women’s Health: A Personalized Approach

Functional medicine is a much more personal approach to healthcare. It ensures that each patient is treated according to their specific needs, rather than treated as a diagnosis.

Aiming to return the body and mind to optimum balance and functionality, functional medicine can often be the most preferable route for women to embark upon to solve their health issues.

Functional medicine can also help with:

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Digestive Issues
  • Auto-Immune Disease
  • Hormonal Imbalances
  • PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
  • Menopause
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Diabetes
  • Cognitive Decline and Brain Fog
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
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How Does it Work?

By using natural methods, deep testing, and personalized care, functional medicine aims to enable patients to get to the root cause of their health problems and reverse disease progression.

At Next Advanced Medicine, a functional medicine clinic in Tustin, CA, Dr. Candice Hall, D.C., leads an interdisciplinary team of medical doctors, chiropractors, naturopaths, and nutrition scientists to create an individualized care plan for each patient. The focus is on treating the whole patient.  They consider the interaction of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that affect disease progression and treatment.  Dr. Hall and the team at Next Advanced Medicine have helped hundreds of patients reverse chronic disease including Type 2 Diabetes, Thyroid and Auto Immune Disease, and Cognitive Decline, using this personalized, functional medicine approach.

Becoming better aware of your health issues and their potential causes, triggers, and treatments is a part of how functional medicine helps you to heal yourself and STAY healed. Getting to know all aspects of your health issue and implementing positive change to avoid them worsening cultivates awareness both in your body and in your mind in order to achieve optimum health.

Hormone-Friendly Foods

Boosting hormonal function is vital in overall mental and physical health.  Estrogen, in particular, is associated with the proper functioning of the female reproductive system, among many other benefits.

Try these foods for healthy hormones:

  • Seeds: flax seeds and sesame seeds
  • Fruit: apricots, oranges, strawberries, and peaches
  • Vegetables: yams, carrots, alfalfa sprouts, kale, and celery
  • Soy products: tofu, miso soup, soy and yogurt
  • Dark rye bread
  • Legumes: lentils, peas, and pinto beans
  • Olives and olive oil
  • Chickpeas

Including these foods in your diet can help women lower their risk of developing hormonal imbalances!


Learn more from our doctors at a free seminar.

NAM Team

Call (949 943 3922) to qualify for a free seminar:
 

Diabetes Reversal Seminar
Tustin May 14 or Riverside May 18

Thyroid & Auto-Immune Seminar (Tustin May 22)

Cognitive Decline Seminar (Tustin May 21)
 

We are motivated to educate as many people as possible. Take a look at our upcoming events:  


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