Stress, Cortisol, and the Digestive System

Have you ever heard of the fight-or-flight response? When you experience stress, your body is essentially being “attacked”. As your body prepares to either fight the perceived stressor or flee from it, the sympathetic nervous system becomes activated. What is...

We Are Open Snow Days! To Our Clients

We know that weather and traffic conditions in Seattle can be quite unpredictable. Making it into the office for your scheduled appointment may be difficult at times, especially at times where we are experiencing lots of snow! We never want you to put yourself at risk...

Please Welcome Our New Administrative Assistants!

You’ll see some new faces the next time you’re at Starkel Nutrition!  Please join us in welcoming April Smith, our new full-time administrative assistant and office manager. Recently hailing from Anchorage, Alaska, where she was born, grew up, and raised...

Migraine Relief au Natural

Migraine headaches are characterized by pounding, throbbing, often one-sided head pain that may last from a few hours to 3 days. If you have them, you don’t need them explained to you! Migraines can be so debilitating, leading to missed work, school and play days. Is...

Fresh produce Rx for low-income households?

It seems Western medicine might finally be catching on to the long-held belief of public health practitioners, dietitians, nutritionists, and holistic doctors alike: let food be your medicine. As part of a recent initiative, food banks and health care clinics are...

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