4Walk2013

Walk a 5k with Us for NAMI

Our clinic has started a team to walk in the National Alliance on Mental Illness 5k coming up on May 17th. Being a part of our team can help raise funds to allow NAMI to continue to advocate and provide services for families affected by mental illness. There is no cost to join, and clicking…

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Natural Cold & Flu Relief at Home

I have been sick the past few days, and despite all my normal naturopathic tricks I haven’t been able to shake it. While I completely recognize the need to treat the underlying cause of recurrent illness (like stress, lack of exercise, and hormone imbalances), sometimes we just need relief from symptoms. There are a lot…

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The Protein/Mortality Study: A Well-Reasoned Opinion

My dad sent me a link to this recent study and asked me what my opinion was, as it seemed to be causing quite an uproar in those enthusiastic about the Paleo diet. The study, according to headlines this past week, links overall mortality and increased cancer incidence with protein consumption in the middle-aged. Here…

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Gluten, Celiac Disease and the Immune System

***NOTE: I wrote this paper in late 2013 for an audience of medical professionals, and I have been asked by other practitioners and patients to post it here to help clarify research and approach to gluten allergy. Research is always evolving, and I wanted to share both the literature available and the my belief in…