Detox Group November 2013

Congratulations for stepping up and making a commitment to eat healthy for the next three weeks!  Motivation for doing the group for the first, second, third, even forth time for some, is to keep learning and being empowered to be …

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Healthy Digestion

Healthy Digestion To a Naturopath, healthy digestion is the cornerstone to health. “You are what you eat” and “You are what you don’t eliminate.” Digestion, absorption, and elimination are what makes up our body, what fuels our metabolism, metabolic processes, …

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D There is much information out recently regarding need for more vitamin D. The importance of vitamin D has been recognized by naturopathic doctors for some time. It is an important vitamin that works like a hormone in the …

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Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Osteoporosis and Bone Health Osteoporosis means that there is loss of bone mass and that bones are thinner. It does not necessarily mean that they are more prone to breakage. At the same time, good bone mass does not guarantee …

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Paradigm Shift, Energy Medicine, Quantum Science, Consciousness

This month, I would like to share with you a summary I wrote after attending a conference on energy medicine a couple years ago. This topic may be a little esoteric for some but it was exciting to see science …

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Flower Remedies

Flower Remedies Flower essences are the blossoms of plants prepared from a sun infusion in a bowl of water, further diluted, then preserved with brandy. These preparations embody the distinct imprint, or energetic pattern, of each flower species. Each flower …

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Depression and Naturopathic Treatment

  Depression and Naturopathic Treatment I am currently reading a great book called The Mood Cure by Julia Ross. It describes the biochemistry disruption of various moods and their link to nutritional deficiencies. As Summer approaches and we are getting …

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Cold and Flu Natural Approach

Colds and Flu Natural Approach Many of my patients are asking my opinion on flu vaccination and prevention. I would like to present a little more information to balance the media’s hype that tends to provoke fear and anxiety. In …

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Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen Dominance This topic comes up with nearly every woman I see. The very common symptoms for women that we attribute to hormones are most often a result of imbalance between estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen promotes growth of tissue (i.e. …

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Sugar

Oh so good Sugar! Most people know that sugar is not good for your health, but few control the intake of it. Worse yet, it is given to children in greater and greater quantities. Every month you (yes you) eat …

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GMO

TIME TO PAY ATTENTION!! Last month we talked about Organic labeling so I thought we would continue this month talking about Genetically Modified Organisms or GMO’s. You may be surprised to learn that you have a 75 percent chance of …

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Organic Foods

There is a lot of confusion in the marketplace in the use of the word “organic”. To be classified as organic there are many steps a producer must go through. Making sense of organic labeling can be difficult, and many …

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Juicing

Juicing Juicing is a fun and delicious way to add nutrients from fresh vegetables and fruits in a way that is easy to digest and absorb. The dense nutrients are available then to repair, rebuild and promote the detoxification’s system …

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Healthy Blood Sugar

Healthy Blood Sugar This article will try to explain how glucose is one of the main sources of energy for all cells including the brain, how it stabilizes energy, how it contributes to healthy weight, how it maintains healthy veins …

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Dreams and Metaphors

Dreams and Metaphors For those of you already working with Dr. Mikel you may have had her ask you about your dreams. In this newsletter, I would like to explain a bit about what I have learned and experienced with …

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