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Nutrition Doesn’t Have to Be a Family Vacation Casualty

I spend a lot of time talking with patients about good nutrition. In fact, there’s probably nothing more important to good health than eating right. So what is a family to do at vacation time? How do families maintain good nutritional habits when they are... [read more]

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CICO: Another Unnecessary Nutritional Debate

I was enjoying some recreational reading dealing with the topic of good nutrition (yes, I love it that much) when I ran across a long and detailed article having to do with caloric intake. The author is a strong proponent of the paleo diet and... [read more]

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Best Nutrient Advance Ever: Know What You’re Eating

I try to cover a core group of topics in my blog in order to keep my readers informed about the most important aspects of healthy living. Nutrient advances is one of them. So in thinking about it over the last several weeks, I asked... [read more]

You Can Be Busy and Still Eat Right

You Can Be Busy and Still Eat Right

You have probably figured out by now that I’m very passionate about eating right. I need to be. I am a naturopath whose medical practice is founded on the premise that the body is able to restore its own good health if it has the... [read more]

The Relationship Between Sugar, Calories, and Health

The Relationship Between Sugar, Calories, and Health

Most of my discussions relating to nutrition and good health center around the kinds of foods people should eat. I talk an awful lot about fruits and vegetables as a result. But there is another side to the coin. There are other kinds of foods... [read more]

The Link Between Cancer and Lifestyle Choices

The Link Between Cancer and Lifestyle Choices

We have long known that lifestyle choices do affect one’s risk of developing some forms of cancer. For example, the chances of developing lung cancer rise astronomically for the smoker. A person who has worked with asbestos has a much greater risk of developing mesothelioma... [read more]

Intake and Outflow - How They Affect Hormone Balance

Intake and Outflow: How They Affect Hormone Balance

In previous blog posts, I have addressed numerous issues relating to hormone balance and how hormones affect various body functions. I talk a lot about hormones because they are so important to human health. Furthermore, I see a lot of doctors and patients who do... [read more]

Could Migraines in Children Be a Vitamin Problem

Could Migraines in Children Be a Vitamin Problem?

As a naturopath, it is my tendency to look at external influences that might explain a particular illness or malady rather than approaching patients with a ‘treat the symptoms only’ mindset. So imagine my interest in a study presented at the American Headache Society in... [read more]

Canned Fruits and Vegetables Can Be a Good Source of Nutrients

Canned Fruits and Vegetables Can Be a Good Source of Nutrients

As a naturopath and a believer of eating fresh whenever possible, it may sound almost sacrilegious to say what I am about to say. But here goes: canned fruits and vegetables can be a good source of nutrients. Despite our cultural insistence that canned products... [read more]

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Solving the Diabetes Epidemic with Good Family Nutrition

A 2010 report from the CDC declared that the incidence of diabetes in America would double or triple by the year 2050. A decade earlier, the CDC estimated that at least one-third of the children born in 2000 was destined to be diabetic as an... [read more]

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