Freedom Today! …and watch true health flow!

What would you like to be free of? What has you waking in the middle of the night filling you with angst? What aspect of your past or person is a heavy anchor for you, dragging and holding some hidden part of you from moving on? A meditation below will help you let go of …

Love and a Different Bend on Meditation

Love is the purest of all emotions and the most healing of all emotions. There is absolutely no more powerful medicine than love. Our entire lives are based on the love we receive as children, our happiness in life comes down to the love we receive and give, and if you are on death’s doorstep …

The End of the Mayan Calendar and Facebook

I’ve been patiently waiting for this day for something like 20 years. Honestly! Back in the day I got all caught up in the end of the world and the apocalypse and how it was all going to be destroyed, and a few people still alive with the roaches were going to be part of …

Calcium: Re-evaluating the Guidelines and Doing it Correctly

So how much calcium do you really need for building bone density? Most women come into my office having been told to take 1200mg by their MDs. Well, it is time to re-evaluate this, particularly in lieu of the current wave to take high doses of vitamin D. The recommendations for 1200 mg of calcium …

Cancer Prevention: Starting in the Womb

Cancer Risk Staring In Utero What’s new in the world of cancer prevention? I started writing this over a month ago…one research study led to another, then another, then another…endless. Rather than throwing in the towel, I will do my best to sum things up for you. We will never have a cure for cancer, …

Skin Health and Sun Exposure

Have Healthy Skin This Summer (or During That Vacation)! I am a huge proponent of real sun, but in moderation. And we must take into account sunscreen when talking about sun exposure, but this can be laden with hormone altering chemicals, while still putting you at risk for cancer. So what kind of sunscreen and …

Energy Assessment: Improving the Afternoon Lull

Do You Have a 3pm Caffeine Deficiency? If only that was the case, how easy and guilt-free would that post-lunch coffee be! Are you someone who is dependent on that afternoon caffeine, or someone who fights that urge as you find yourself in need of an extra push? But what if it really is super …

Salmon With Your Salad? Well…

So, you’re sitting at a restaurant… and looking for the healthiest choice from the menu or maybe something sans meat as you don’t eat much meat, and order the salmon. We have all done it. And on that menu is nothing about the salmon being wild, and the waiter, when asked, tells you he needs …

Allergies: Challenging and Reintroducing Foods

The purpose of eliminating/challenging foods is to find out if you have an allergy or intolerance to that particular food. (I recommend that any food be eliminated for at least 3-6 weeks. The longer the food is eliminated, the clearer the indication will be as to whether or not you react to it, as your …

Dairy: A Surprising and Delightful Find in the Dairy World

Well, at least I was happily surprised, and optimistic of the guilt-free possibilities of consuming cheese! This finding could very well explain the French Paradox and some aspect of the Mediterranean diet, discussed later. As a naturopathic physician I am constantly identifying food allergies. As you may guess, dairy and all of its forms, is …