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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Dr. Doni Wilson talks about naturopathic medicine and its many benefits, including how it works together with conventional medicine. Your body is an amazing thing. It has all sorts of built-in protections, including the ability to heal itself. Naturopathic medicine supports your body in the healing process. Just like conventional medicine, it uses science and…

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Surprising Everyday Health Obstacles

Written by Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie.   The absolute best way to start a journey to good health is with detox. When I tell my patients this, a lot of them say to me, “I eat healthy! I don’t eat donuts or fried foods. Why would I have to detox?” What they don’t realize is…

Dr. Jillian Finker’s Path to Wellness

Written by Patricia Pimentel Selassie, ND, CNS Dr. Jillian Finker is a Naturopathic Doctor from Long Island, New York. Her career path has been a lifelong journey, with a few landmark steps that led her to where she is today. Growing up on Long Island, Dr. Finker developed allergy-induced asthma at the age of eight.…

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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…

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Naturopathic Medicine for Autistic Spectrum Disorder

WRITTEN BY Sean Heerey, ND. WOW – 1 in 68.  According to the CDC, the rate of Autism in the US is 1/68. This number is staggering! In New Jersey the number is 1 in 45. This disorder affects thousands of children and their families in a number of ways. Children who have Autism Spectrum…

Functional Forum: Accelerating the Evolution of Medicine

The Functional Forum is a monthly education and networking event for health professionals who are passionate about the evolution of medicine. Set in the fabulous Helen Mills theater in the heart of Manhattan, this new concept in practitioner education brings together the latest health news, functional medicine research, practice development and health technology in an…