Health Conditions

Summer Citrus

If you do a Google search for citrus fruit you will find that there are hundreds of varieties around the world. While some are more popular,  common, and available than others, they all share many health benefits. Citrus fruit are probably best known for their Vitamin C content, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. […]

The Dangerous Duo

 With summer quickly approaching, many of us are planning for barbecues, camping trips, and days at the beach, on the lake, or out on the golf course.  Two essentials for an enjoyable summer outing are sunscreen and bug spray.  But wait!  Before you slather on the SPF 50 and spray yourself down with insect repellant […]

Nutritional Management of Arthritis

Nutritional Management of Arthritis

The role that diet plays on both RA and OA has been    studied for over 80 years.  Up to this point there is little consensus among researchers as to the role of nutrition and supplementation regarding both of these conditions.  In this article I will list some of the most recommended and      effective approaches.  In […]

Physical Managment of Arthritis

Physical Managment of Arthritis

Now that you know more about what arthritis is, we want to give you some information on what you can do to treat arthritis. First, let’s focus on what can be done physically to treat arthritis. You may think that if a joint is arthritic you should try to rest it as much as possible, […]

Arthritic Knees

Understanding Arthritis

Arthritis is often referred to as a single condition.  However, it can be a component in over 100 conditions that affect 46 million adults and 300,000 children in the U.S.,    reports the Arthritis Foundation.  It can range from mild to debilitating and affect more than just joints.  Systemic forms can affect virtually any organ in the […]

Grilled Artichokes : April Recipe of the Month

Grilled Artichokes : April Recipe of the Month

Prep & Ready Time: 50 minutes Yields: 4 Servings Ingredients: 2 lemons 4 large artichokes,                         (3-3 1/2 pounds total) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste Directions: 1.   To prepare artichokes: Fill a pan with water; add the juice of 1 lemon. Trim leaves from the top of an […]

Yeast Overgrowth Syndrome

Yeast Overgrowth Syndrome

Could yeast overgrowth be affecting your digestion and health?  If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, then the answer is yes. Signs and symptoms of Yeast Overgrowth include but are not limited to the following: constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome abdominal pain bloating, gas, and indigestion eczema, acne, hives toe or finger nail […]

Natural Treatment for Depression

Natural Treatment for Depression

A few weeks ago a colleague and I were discussing how often we see clients who are on antidepressants, and have been for years.  It seems obvious that if they have been on them for years that the treatment may not be working.  Every year 230 million prescriptions for antidepressants are filled, making them one […]

Warm Snow Pea & Chicken Salad

Warm Snow Pea & Chicken Salad

Recipe of the Month: Warm Snow Pea & Chicken Salad Prep & Ready Time: 40 minutes Yields: 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, trimmed 1 14-oz. can reduced-sodium chicken broth 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, divided 2 tablespoons tahini or cashew butter 1 […]

Body World Exhibit

Amazing Body

As we go about our lives from day to day and year to year, it can be easy to become complacent and bored with mundane activities.  This can be easy, in spite of all the incredible miracles going on around us.  So, I thought it would be nice to shed some light on one of […]