Are Your Meds Causing Nutrient Deficiencies?

The best example I can give for the use of Integrative Medicine comes from one of the most commonly prescribed medications, birth control pills. Overall, birth control pills are relatively safe, however there is an increased risk for forming blood clots while on the pill. This is well known and is Continue reading

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Female Superfoods!

Here is a nice one about Superfoods for Women..complete with pics! I agree with almost all of the listed foods, except the fat-free/low-fat pastuerized milk (not a super food in my opinion) and soy. If you are not sensitive to soy and you eat it in its whole foods forms- Continue reading

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Radiation Prevention!

After the tragedy in Japan, everyone is talking about radiation expsoure and what to do in case radiation makes its way to the US. While I am not ready  to comment on using Potassium Iodide- I don’t believe we have enough information at this point and there are potential side Continue reading

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The One “Diet” Everyone Needs..Even Kids!

I always say there is no one diet that works for everyone, but that may not be exactly true. Everyone needs to try this diet at least once in their lives– regardless of weight, health or age. The “diet” I am talking about is a hypoallergenic challenge/elimination diet.  This diet Continue reading

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Is Sugar Toxic?

Please read this article. It is a bit lengthy, but filled with great information. Here is the take home message- we have always thought of sugar as being an empty calorie..right? We have always assumed people gain weight on high sugar diets because they are getting extra calories. As the Continue reading

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Who Should Eat Nuts?

I love this! Okay..people say all the time..”Natural Medicine is not Research Based” and it is simply not true! I went to a research based University focused on Natural Medicine…trust me, there is plenty of research on the use of nutrition and natural medicine.. Here is a great example! Loma Continue reading

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Baby News!

  Welcome Ayla Brinton Jacobs “Baby Brinton” Born March 22nd 7 lbs. 4oz. “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you“ Continue reading

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