Ferritin and Iron

Written by Lesley Herrmann, MSc. CNC Feeling groggy lately? Or, is it taking weeks to overcome a cold? Maybe it’s time to check your iron levels.  Iron is an essential micronutrient required for energy production and immune function, so it’s important to check iron levels on a routine basis. About 70 percent of the body’s  [Read More…]

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    The Cancer Terrain: Key to Organizing an Integrative Cancer Treatment Plan

    Written By:  Todd Robinson, N.D. Every day I consult with and advise clients on how they can integrate natural medicine into their cancer treatment plans.  In doing this work, I’ve seen firsthand how little the average medical oncologist discusses topics like diet, nutritional supplements, and botanical medicines with their patients.  In fact, the research suggests  [Read More…]

  • 7 Top Reasons to See a Physical Therapist First to Fix Your Lower Back Pain

    Written By Troy Marsh You hurt your back.  Now what? Should you see a doctor?  Do you need an MRI to know what is wrong?  When will I be back to normal? These questions are common and there are some things you should know before you see your doctor who will most likely prescribe medicine,  [Read More…]

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    Food and Fertility

    Written by Nikki Burnett MS CNTP MNT Many of us grow up with the expectation of having a family. When the time comes, and pregnancy becomes difficult, there are a million things that may go through one’s head. With the vast amount of information in the world regarding all facets of health and wellness, understanding fertility  [Read More…]

  • Healthy Food

    Medicinal Effects of Foods – Part 1

    Written by Kia Sanford As one of my dear friends and colleagues Jonathan Treasure says, the same substances can be food, medicine, or poison depending on amounts. This is a very important point that I try to make with my clients (and family and friends!). Just because something is “natural” doesn’t mean there aren’t potentially life-threatening  [Read More…]

  • Reflexology

    Written by Linda Ott, ND, CNHP, BCHHP Reflexology is a safe and natural therapy that promotes well being and general good health. It involves massaging or applying pressure to the feet and/or hands with the goal of encouraging a beneficial effect on other parts of the body, and to improve general health. Reflexology is based  [Read More…]

  • BBT


    Basel Body Temperature (BBT) can provide us with a lot of useful information about our hormone levels as well as when we are ovulating. It can even tell us how our body is processing hormones and if we are stressed. They are very helpful in determining the state of our fertility and reproductive health. In  [Read More…]

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    Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin

    Written by Lesley Herrmann, MSc., CNC If you’re starting to feel a little gloomy it may be time to check your vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin because our bodies can synthesize it through a reaction that occurs when UVB rays interact with our skin. When sunlight strikes the skin,  [Read More…]

  • How To Know Optimal Levels From Your Blood Test Results

    Written By J. E. Williams, OMD, FAAIM Get tested annually to prevent disease. To improve your health and live longer, aim for optimal levels of key blood tests. Do you know your optimal levels? You just received your blood test results from a comprehensive metabolic panel. Do you need a doctor to interpret them for  [Read More…]

  • How Do I Get Healthy?

    Written By April Blake “How do I get healthy Dr Blake?” is what I’m asked on a daily basis. How do you know where to start? There are so many things to talk about when shooting for optimum health and wellness and I have narrowed it down to 5 here: 1) Whole food – Eating  [Read More…]