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Personal Limits Important to Emotional and Mental Health

Just about everything we do in the daily routine involves some sort of relationship. We must relate with our co-workers from 9 to 5; we must relate to our spouses and children on evenings and weekends. Then we must engage in additional relationships every time... [read more]

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No Need for War Between Naturopaths and Allopaths

Use your favorite search engine to search for stories talking about naturopathic medicine. You know what you are likely to find? You’re likely to see dozens of different articles condemning or defending naturopathy as an alternative to allopathic (traditional, pharmacy-based) medical practice. Indeed, there seems... [read more]

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Naturopathy Offers Hope for Asthma Sufferers

Naturopathy is still not the preferred means of medical care among most Americans, but we are working on it. My colleagues and I are constantly looking for new and proven treatment options that give our patients more choices for dealing with their health issues and... [read more]

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Fitness Rankings about Behavior Are Not Measured Physical Health

For the third year running, Washington DC has been declared the fittest city in America. The 2015 ACSM American Fitness Index also ranked Minneapolis, Denver, Portland and San Francisco in the top five while cities like Oklahoma City and Indianapolis were at the bottom of... [read more]

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Study: Drastic Lifestyle Changes Work for Some

We all know the importance of living a healthy lifestyle if we want to get everything we can out of life. As a medical professional, I find myself routinely talking with patients about ways they can transition to a healthier lifestyle than they are living... [read more]

Cancer Study Reveals Importance of Good Nutrition_health-and-nutrition-sticker-with-organic-food_zywlA_ju_L

Cancer Study Reveals Importance of Good Nutrition

How important is good nutrition to you? Knowing what I know about holistic healing in naturopathy, nutrition is very important to me and my family. We are what we eat. Therefore, we strive to eat well by maintaining a balanced diet that is nutritionally sound.... [read more]

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Yes – Drinking Water Is Part of Good Nutrition

If there is a bigger advocate of good nutrition for the prevention of illness than your average naturopath, I’m not sure who that might be. One of the most important things we naturopaths understand is how nutrition affects every aspect of human health. Take drinking... [read more]

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UK Study Sheds New Light on the Role of Magnesium

Magnesium is an interesting substance to stay the least. Those who studied chemistry in high school know it is an element represented on the periodic table as Mg. Chemistry majors might also know that it is the ninth most abundant element in the known universe.... [read more]

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3 Ways the Family Dinner Table Can Benefit Nutrition

There used to be a day in America when families would gather around the dinner table to close out the evening with some good conversation and a great meal. Those days seem long gone in an era when most of us are running around from... [read more]

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The Difference Between Healthy Eating and Dieting

Have you seen the recent news stories about public schools measuring the body mass index (BMI) of students? Whether you agree with the government’s methodology or not, the idea behind BMI screening is to help ward off weight-related problems in adulthood by finding a way... [read more]

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