Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition Strategies to Heal the Digestive Tract
It will come as no surprise that digestive disorders are among the most common issues I see in my practice. This is because successful treatment of health issues such as IBS, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and even constipation requires a holistic understanding of the GI tract. In this area, possibly more so than in any […]Read More
Gluten-Free Diet: Fad or Necessity?
Naturopathic medicine is all about treating the cause of disease. One of the fundamental determining factors as to what level of health or disease a person reaches is their daily nutrition choices. This is a fact that is almost completely ignored in conventional medicine and hence why the healthcare system has gotten so expensive and […]Read More
The Gut-Brain Connection
As I sit in my living room looking out at the winter wonderland around me, I am reflecting on how the winter can occasionally give me a case of the melancholies. Living in Seattle, land of angsty grunge music and seasonal depression, gave me healthy appetite for sunshine….and a bit of a winter phobia. Though […]Read More
Healthy Comfort Foods for the Winter Months
Its that time of year again when I start wanting to put cheese on everything I eat. In general, people crave richer, more-calorie dense foods when the thermometer starts to drop. During the long Maine winter, our instincts are not unlike those of a hibernating bear: we spend more time indoors staying warm, we need more sleep and we […]Read More