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May 16, 2016

Dr. Jeannie Achuff, ND This refreshing salad is a great salad for supporting the liver, which, in Chinese Medicine is associated with the season of spring. The liver is also associated with the taste of bitter. When we eat bitter foods, we stimulate the digestive process, which includes increasing the flow of bile, which is […]

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Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND Spring is a season of new growth, increasing daylight, enhanced levels of activity and as such is the perfect time to consider embracing a personalized cleanse program. Traditionally, twice a year cleansing in spring and fall is encouraged to assist your body in optimizing function. The normal systems of elimination in […]

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Dr. Julia Christensen ND As previously discussed, acne is multifactorial; therefore, a variety of modalities may be utilized to treat it. One of my favorite strategies is to use herbal medicine and specifically in this case, a custom herbal tincture so that multiple contributing factors can be addressed. Below I will provide a brief description […]

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Dig Deep + Treat the Root Causes to Create Clear Healthy Skin Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND Acne is one of the most common chronic skin disorders, with multiple underlying causes. As we present ourselves to the world in our skin, a visible skin disorder like acne, can impact us both physically and emotionally. People often […]

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April 15, 2016

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND HMF Neuro by Genestra is a unique probiotic preparation containing various strains and species of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria to specifically assist with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD). Research shows that autistic children have a significantly higher rate of gastrointestinal tract disorders. Chronic gut inflammation can increase […]

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Dr. Preet Khangura, ND Autism is being diagnosed at an alarming rate in the last 5 – 10 years. And unfortunately at this point in time, there is no official cause. This has led to countless debates and theories to arise, as the medical world tries to determine a therapeutic target for treatment. The good […]

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Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND In medicine there is a saying that “Genetics load the gun, and the environment pulls the trigger.” Essentially, having a genetic predisposition to a disease or condition does not guarantee that it will develop, nor does not having a gene act as insurance against the disease. For example, not all women […]

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Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND Having just past the spring equinox we start to enjoy longer days and say goodbye to the chill of winter. The tulips and crocuses are blooming, and with them comes a new crop of seasonal vegetables. As we leave the hearty soups behind, this recipe incorporates spring favourites that are lighter […]

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March 15, 2016

Dr. Deirdre O’Neill, ND Serves: 2-3 Prep time: 10min Cook Time: 7-10min Ingredients ~ Udi’s Gluten free white sandwich bread (this is the best brand of bread to use if you are wanting to get the look and taste of traditional french toast) ~ 3 Organic Eggs (you can substitute with duck eggs if desired, […]

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March 14, 2016

Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND Chaste tree fruit or Vitex agnus-castus (latin name) is one of the most popular and effective herbal medicines for the treatment of PMS and menstrual cycle irregularities. It has a long history of use for hormone balancing, dating back to 2000 years ago in ancient Greece. Today extracts of this herb […]

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