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Food as medicine

August 10, 2015

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Food as medicine by Michelle S. Fondin —  The adage “you are what you eat” is more than a cliché. In today’s world, it is a reality. And what we have available to eat is increasingly artificial, genetically modified, chemical laden and simply unhealthy. Even though the choices may seem varied, in actuality they are […]

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The role of herbs throughout time

April 22, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Herbs have played a huge role in healing throughout the centuries, and one of the major contributors has been Egyptian medicine, which has provided some of the oldest documented remedies. From the 33rd century B.C. until the Persian invasion in 525 B.C., Egyptian medical practices were highly advanced for the […]

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In search of healing in the Amazon Rainforest

February 14, 2013

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by Nick Polizzi —  What we did could be seen as extremely risky and careless, perhaps even criminal. At least that is what I was told for about four months before I transported eight very sick patients down to a remote region of the Amazon rainforest, thousands of miles away from the creature comforts of […]

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Why naturopathic medicine?

February 25, 2012

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by Melonni Dooley —  Would you like to learn how to attain good health rather than how to fight disease? Or, how about having a supportive and empowering relationship with a doctor who is willing to spend more than 5 minutes with you? If your answers are “yes,” you may be interested to know that […]

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Functional medicine is the big picture approach

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  The functional approach to healing does not fit into the existing Western medical paradigm with its one-size-fits-all approach to disease management. But it is the future of medicine because it is a rational approach to explaining what went wrong and how to fix it. Conventional medicine usually takes the small […]

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Your health and health care — Part one

February 23, 2012

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by Sherry Anshara —  What if your health and your health care are connected in such a way that it is not always obvious? The usual protocol to follow is that if something in your body does not feel right, the first step is to schedule tests, such as blood work, or to ask the […]

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