Diet Products

Do you drink diet soda or use diet products? Aspartame is the technical name for the brand names NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Measure. Aspartame accounts for over 75 percent of the adverse reactions to food additives reported to the FDA. …

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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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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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Finding Meaning

Finding Meaning A professional peer gave me an assessment to complete that asked me to quantify from 1-10 where I scored in relation to my diet, sleep, digestive health, stress, water intake, life purpose, weight, and physical health. With the …

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The Nature of Suffering

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The Nature of Suffering Michael Jackson’s surprising death reminded me, as death does, that life is short so we need to make the most of it. He certainly did! Wasn’t it amazing to see all those clips of his life …

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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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Spirituality and Medicine

Spirituality and Medicine The belief and trust in the healing power of nature implies a belief in some higher power or force we are a part of, working through us in our lives. This power is found in religion for …

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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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