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Nutritional Trends_Gluten Reduction and the DASH Diet_health-and-nutrition-sticker-with-organic-food_MySC0OsO_L

Nutritional Trends: Gluten Reduction and the DASH Diet

I’m always looking for new ways to use nutritional habits to improve health and prevent illness. Why? Because I am a firm believer in the fact that we truly are what we eat. Not every illness can be prevented through good nutrition, but there are... [read more]

Hormonal Balance and the Menstrual Cycle_sitting-woman_MyYa4Q5d

Hormonal Balance and the Menstrual Cycle

The monthly menstrual cycle women must deal with can certainly be inconvenient. For some, the inconvenience is made worse by physical symptoms that can include cramps, insomnia, mood swings, and so on. What’s the solution? Pharmaceutical companies would say drugs, but that may not necessarily... [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]

Yes – Drinking Water Is Part of Good Nutrition_little-girl-drinking-water-from-fountain_My3EY8D_

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]

UK Study Sheds New Light on the Role of Magnesium_abstract-science-concept_Gyd7W5v__L (1)

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]

3 Ways the Family Dinner Table Can Benefit Nutrition_JM-03292016-Healthy-DSC_7463

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]

The Difference Between Healthy Eating and Dieting_eat-or-diet-directions-on-a-signpost_G1tNQBvO

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]

Fountain of Youth May Be Found in Southeast Italy_creative-map-of-italy_f1w9htdd_L (1)

Fountain of Youth May Be Found in Southeast Italy

The mythical fountain of youth has been the basis for countless films and books. And although we may not be able to live this life forever, that fact has not stopped people from looking for new ways to stay younger and healthier for longer. Perhaps... [read more]

3 Nutritional Habits That Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease_heart-rate-display-monitor-showing-cardiac-and-coronary-health_My

3 Nutritional Habits That Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease

You have heard it before – heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the U.S. Approximately one in every four adult deaths are the result of some form of heart disease, bringing the total to more than 610,000... [read more]

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Improve Family Nutrition by Creating Positive Memories

Any successful real estate agent will tell you that the chances of making a sale rise dramatically if homeowners trying to sell their properties do something as simple as leaving a freshly baked apple pie or loaf of bread on the kitchen counter just before... [read more]

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