Practitioner Topics and Tidbits

Beautiful Brassicas

Brassicas are plants in the mustard family (Brassicaceae) and includes broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, chard, bok choi, tatsoi, and collards.

Spice up Your Winter with Flavors of the Mediterranean

More and more people are seeking whole foods based, authentic, flavorful ways of cooking. Looking to ethnic cuisines can help us spice up our own way of eating.

A Philosophy of Medicine

"Half of what we are going to teach you is wrong, and half of it is right. Our problem is that we don't know which half is which." - Charles Sidney Burwell--Dean of Harvard Medical School, 1935 - 1949.

Gifting Ourselves with a Success Cycle SMART vs. Should

Doing what it takes to be healthy and maintain a healthy weight can sometimes feel overwhelming.Intrinsic motivation is defined as the motivation that is driving us internally; it is not what the doctor or the dietitian told us that we should do and usually doesn't involve the word 'should' at all.

The Benefits of Water Exercise

There are numerous exercises that can be done in the water that can strengthen our much needed, but not often worked, muscles. Whether you get in the water just to float around and cool off or to exercise and build muscles strength stay safe and most importantly have fun.

Visceral manipulation

Visceral Manipulation is not just about treating conditions. It's about releasing fascial restrictions and re-establishing balanced visceral mobility and organ motility and health. Yet, there are some common conditions that respond well to VM.

Tincture of Time

The point here is that the doctor-patient relationship is tremendously important in healthcare. I believe that a lot of the art of medicine is based on the dynamics of that relationship, and on the mutual trust that emerges. In the modern version of primary care medicine we have seen the doctor-patient relationship deteriorate to a point where there is often very little trust developed.

Why Cleanse?

There are many different types of cleanses/blood sugar diets etc. available through various sources. Good ones will concentrate on sound nutritional principles of balance and moderation. In this article, Dr. Hastings talks about the benefits of cleansing and gives some insight into how one might incorporate cleansing into their journey to wellness.

Some carbs are good for you!

When people say "carb," we tend to think of pasta, bread, cereal, sugar, crackers, chips -- all of which we would be wise to limit or eliminate from our diets. But, vegetables and fruits are carbohydrates, too, and we would be hard-pressed to survive without them.

Season Change: Time to Cleanse

The season is moving from winter to spring and it is a perfect time to clean out the old and bring in the new for our bodies and spirit. Find out Kathy Daigle's recommendations.

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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is considered a diagnosis of exclusion, which means no specific cause can be found for the person...By Dr. Susanne Booth

Squat Your Way to a Healthier Back

Do you suffer from chronic, but not debilitating, low back pain? By Brett Avelin

Vitamin D

By Linda Haltinner, DC As the days are getting shorter, our sleeves are getting longer. Less sun exposure means less natural production of Vitamin D in our skin. Vitamin D is needed for healthy bones and teeth. It also functions...

2014 National Oncology Conference

Dr. Clif Steinberg is attending the 2014 National Oncology Conference in Phoenix, Arizona in February....

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