What is the Breakfast of Champions?

What is the Breakfast of Champions?

Written by Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie.  In the Standard American Diet (SAD), breakfast is typically composed of heavy-laden, highly refined carbohydrate foods such as cereal, waffles, pancakes, toast, muffins, Danishes, donuts, biscuits and orange juice.  These refined carbohydrates enter your blood stream as glucose, or sugar, providing quick energy.  Unrefined carbs, like a porridge made…

MTHFR, Adrenal Fatigue and Burnout

MTHFR, Adrenal Fatigue and Burnout

Dr. Doni Wilson, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how MTHFR mutations are related to adrenal burnout and chronic fatigue, as well as how to get your groove back. (Part 7 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health) The first six articles in this series describe genetic mutations (SNPs), how to…

Unplug, Reflect, Recharge: How Stress Is Killing You and What to Do About it

Unplug, Reflect, Recharge: How Stress Is Killing You and What to Do About it

Written by Dr. Robert Kachko.  When I mention “the silent killer”, where does your mind go first? Heart disease? Cancer? Stroke? Sure, all of these and many of the other chronic diseases plaguing our modern world take a tremendous toll on the human condition. As a Naturopathic Doctor, I can imagine a world where we…

13 Common but Hidden Symptoms of Food Sensitivities

13 Common but Hidden Symptoms of Food Sensitivities

Written by Dr. Millie Lytle.  A true food allergy generates life threatening histamine type 1 release, most understood by bronchial swelling and throat closing over, in the case of shrimp or peanut exposure. There are also lesser-known allergy signals in the intestines, called Histamine 2 receptors. Allergies from foods and ingredients such as gluten, known…

Member in the Spotlight:  Dr. Siobhan Hanlon

Member in the Spotlight: Dr. Siobhan Hanlon

 Healing Waters Dr. Siobhan Hanlon has spent a lot of time on the water.  Born in Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn, her childhood was spent on her father’s boats docked on the bay.  She spent countless hours on a ferry commuting to Bridgeport from her apartment in New York.  And when she can make time for…

Genetic Health Conditions: An Introduction

Genetic Health Conditions: An Introduction

Part 1 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Dr Doni Wilson explains how genetic mutations are often at the root of poor health and explains how the effects can be minimized, often with very simple treatment. Many people suffer with chronic health conditions such as fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and…

The Role of Meditation in Optimal Immune Function

The Role of Meditation in Optimal Immune Function

Written by Dr. Rob Kachko.  Supporting optimal immune function is always a central goal of mine as a Naturopathic Doctor. Here’s a summary of two research studies (1,2) linking the role of meditation (which has a myriad of other benefits) to optimal immune function and reduction of stress hormones. The role of mucosal immunity is…

Hormones and Sleep Disruption in Menopause and Peri-menopause

Hormones and Sleep Disruption in Menopause and Peri-menopause

Part 10 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Dr. Doni Wilson, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how changes in estrogen and progesterone levels can affect your sleep, and what you can do about it. We spend, on average, one third of our lives sleeping and during that time, hormones in our…

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