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Connecticut Poised to Expand Scope of Practice for Naturopathy

Connecticut Poised to Expand Scope of Practice for Naturopathy

One of the things I strive to do with my blog is to look for ways naturopathic treatments are gaining traction in mainstream healthcare. Sometimes my research takes me down an unexpected avenue, which is the case for this blog post. I ran across a... [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]

Are Smartphones Harming Our Emotional and Mental Health

Are Smartphones Harming Our Emotional and Mental Health?

Few things are as socially awkward and unpleasant as gathering with a group of family members or friends only to realize everyone is staring down at their smartphones rather than interacting with one another. After all, what is the point in getting together if we... [read more]

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Value-Based Medicine May Help the Naturopathy Cause

Few of us involved in the healthcare industry would argue the fact that the adoption of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as law has already had a profound impact on the way healthcare services are delivered in the United States. One of the core components... [read more]

Solving the Diabetes Epidemic with Good Family Nutrition_health-and-nutrition-sticker-with-organic-food_zJIyROj__L

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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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]

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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]

Naturopathy Offers Hope for Asthma Sufferers_world-asthma-day-background_GyXX85wu_L (1)

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]

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]

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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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