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New Mitochondria, New Me!

NEW MITOCHONDRIA, NEW ME! The phrase “New Year, New Me” is a great reminder to implement healthier habits. Despite good intentions, the resolution “to lose 20 pounds” or “to stop eating sugar” often falls short, resulting in old habits. Rather than a short term resolution, it may be wiser to take a life extending approach […]

Benefits of Fasting: Flourishing Without!

BENEFITS OF FASTING: FLOURISHING WITHOUT! Patrick Healey, N.D. Fasting is a timeless and ancient practice used both for religious reasons and health benefits. It is one of the only therapies that is accessible to everyone and actually saves you money when you do it! One thing to note is that fasting is NOT starving. Fasting is […]

Keto Around the Holidays! 🎁

KETO AROUND THE HOLIDAYS Laura Mouriño, N.D. The holidays are upon us and that means it is time for joy, cheer, and FOOD! Yes, food is in abundant supply including those that can have quite an impact on your blood sugar. Yes, the pies, cookies, and desserts, but also many that are deceptive in their […]

Keto and Its Benefits

KETO AND ITS BENEFITS Patrick Healey, N.D. Metabolism refers to how efficiently and effectively the body creates energy using carbs, fats, protein, and nutrients to fuel the body’s cellular functions. The majority of the population are in a less than optimal state of health known as “metabolic inflexibility.” Metabolic inflexibility and dysfunction means that individuals […]

Macronutrients and Metabolism in the Modern Era

MACRONUTRIENTS & METABOLISM IN THE MODERN ERA Laura Mouriño, N.D. As we have mentioned many times before, not all food is created equal and by that same token not all food is digested equally. What’s the difference in our digestion of an apple, grilled chicken, or coconut?  It’s a little something called macronutrients, a fancy […]

Food Quality: Why It Matters

FOOD QUALITY: WHY IT MATTERS Patrick Healey, N.D. All food is not created equal. Some should not even be considered food, because of how processed, chemically laden, and manipulated it is! Sticking with whole, minimally processed, foods is a great way to start changing your nutrition and improving your health. A good general idea to […]

Trauma & Gratitude Around the Holidays

TRAUMA & GRATITUDE AROUND THE HOLIDAYS Laura Mouriño, N.D. Thanksgiving for many of us is right around the corner, which is traditionally considered a time for celebrating with family over a meal and to express gratitude for the people and things we have in our lives. On the contrary, for many folks this time of […]

Physician Heal Thyself: Lessons in Healing Reactions

PHYSICIAN HEAL THYSELF: LESSONS IN HEALING REACTIONS Erin Holston Singh, N.D. Just in time for a blog post on acute healing, I had a synchronous healing reaction of my own. Nature Cure docs, such as myself, talk about such healing reactions incessantly, but what exactly are they? A healing reaction is the dynamic calibration any […]

Acute Physical Illness

ACUTE PHYSICAL ILLNESS Patrick Healey, N.D. “Illnesses do not come upon us out of the blue. They are developed from small daily sins against Nature. When enough sins have accumulated, illnesses will suddenly appear.” -Hippocrates As naturopathic doctors, our philosophy is different when it comes to our view on what it means to have an […]

What Is Homeopathy?

WHAT IS HOMEOPATHY? Dr. Patrick Healey, N.D. Homeopathy is a 200 year-old system of medical science pioneered by Samuel Hahnemann (German Physician) that actively and powerfully stimulates the body to heal itself. It utilizes the principles of the fundamental Laws of Nature. Homeopathic remedies are created from plant, animal, or mineral substances (and sometimes other […]