Beauty On the Inside and Out

Beauty On the Inside and Out

Reducing the effects of aging to look more beautiful is a concern among most people. While plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures like botox and chemical peals offer solutions for some, there are some more fundamental principles to keep in mind. The food that you eat and other lifestyle patterns can greatly contribute to your outer…

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Estrogens and Breast Health

Estrogens and Breast Health

Most estrogen is produced by the body and is necessary for normal human function in women and to a lesser extent men. Its main function is to promote cellular growth and proliferation. However, all estrogen that is released in the bloodstream must also be filtered out as new estrogen is produced. Different people’s bodies filter…

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The Role of Naturopathy in Childrens Health

The Role of Naturopathy in Childrens Health

Many parents are often in a position where they have to consider what is the best medical decisions for their child. Breast feed or bottle feed? Vaccinate now or wait? Use antibiotics or wait the sickness out? Medicate for ADD or not? With the advice and guidance of your pediatrician the best decision for your…

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Salmon: Wild vs. Farm infographic

Salmon: Wild vs. Farm infographic

Today’s infographic gives a really great over view of what goes into wild and farm bred salmon. While I’m aware that all food these days contain pesticides and chemicals, I am saddened to see that farm salmon does indeed contain chemicals. I wonder how our bodies would benefit from ingesting pure, organic foods, free of…

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Essentials of Healthy Living: October 21, 2012

Topic: The Benefits of using Broccoli Seed SGS for Prostate Health Special guest: Dr. Richard Powers, DC is well versed in the fields of biological and functional medicine, clinical nutrition, dietary guidance, exercise physiology, homeopathy, low-level ‘cold’ laser therapy, as well as weight and lifestyle coaching. [hr] [hr]

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Principles of Detoxification

Principles of Detoxification

Toxic exposure is an unavoidable consequence of being alive. We are exposed to toxins in polluted air, polluted water, contaminated food, drugs and even from toxic byproducts of normal metabolic processes. As such, our bodies have elaborate and effective ways to break down and excrete these substances. Five so called emunctories offer a way to…

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Diabetes Nutrition

Diabetes Nutrition

The incidence of diabetes (particularly type II) is rapidly on the rise in our great nation. It is closely correlated to growing rates of overweight and obese Americans. Furthermore, the complications of diabetes, (kidney failure, blindness, heart disease and susceptibility to infection) are currently the number three cause of death in the USA. So why…

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brain drugs

Your Brain on Drugs

If you are prescribed any of the medicines on this list, odds are you are at risk for addiction, which is when you take the pills longer than you need to, or you take more than you’re supposed to. Odds are you know somebody at work, school, church, or somewhere that has a problem with…

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Ear Infections and Antibiotics

Ear Infections and Antibiotics

Recent guidelines for pediatricians now recommend that children with suspected ear infections (otitis media) not be given antibiotics right off the bat. The new guidelines suggest that pain management therapies like ibuprofen be implemented instead while antibiotic therapy be reserved only if the infection does not resolve on it’s own or is of a more…

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