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August17

Healthy Food Substitutions Part 1: Wheat and Dairy

  Today kicks off a new series of blog articles about diet. Diet is one of the most important influencers of health, and I spend a lot of time in my practice teaching patients how to improve their health through the foods that they eat. But changing what you eat every day can be extremely
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July21

The GenoType Diet: Eating right for YOUR body, YOUR genes, YOUR life.

Are you struggling to lose weight? Do you count calories, eat healthy, exercise, and take a multitude of expensive supplements, only to see the same number on the scale day after day? The problem may be that the “healthy” foods you are eating every day are not healthy for YOU.   I bet this sounds
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June01

What Treatment by a Homeopathic Naturopath Looks Like

I am a naturopathic physician that specializes in homeopathic medicine. Every day in my practice I am faced with the challenging task of explaining what exactly that means. This is challenging for a variety of reasons. First of all, some people know an incredible amount about naturopathic medicine. Others have never even heard of it.
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April14

A Case for the Natural Treatment of Eczema and other Chronic Skin Conditions

Eczema (also known as atopic dermatitis), is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes dry, irritated, and itching skin. While it is most commonly diagnosed before the age of 5, more than 10% of both children and adults currently suffer from this condition (1). Psoriasis, although much less common than eczema, is the most common autoimmune
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February09

Why this Naturopathic Doctor Doesn’t Like Supplements

The supplement world has exploded in the last couple of years. If you have ever taken a stroll down the vitamin isle at a store like Sprouts, I bet you have felt more than a little overwhelmed. Should you take extra nutrients? And if so, should that be through a multivitamin, B complex, trace minerals,
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January14

5 Steps in the Natural Treatment of Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease is becoming a serious problem in this country. The National Institute of Health estimates that 23.5 million Americans currently suffer from an autoimmune disease, and some sources estimate that this number is closer to 50 million. To give you a comparison, cancer only affects around 9 million Americans, and heart disease around 22
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December01

The Individualized Nutrition Program at Horizon Natural Medicine: combating the “one-size-fits-all” diet mentality to get real results

    Are you struggling to lose weight? Do you count calories, eat healthy, and exercise, only to see the same number on the scale day after day? Or maybe you are suffering from fatigue, constipation, or skin problems, and can’t seem to figure out why. The problem may be that the “healthy” foods you
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August28

What do allergies have to do with gut health? Turns out, almost everything.

It seems like with each year that passes, allergies are becoming more and more common in our society. When I was a child, I didn’t know anyone my age with seasonal allergies, food allergies, or asthma. Now, these reactions are so frequent that rescue inhalers and Epi-pens are common purse accessories, and foods like nuts
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