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…

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…

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…

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…