How You Can Support Your Body and Mental Health by Loving on Your Microbiome with Food, Movement, and Essential Oils & October 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Medicine Reads

By | November 7th, 2017|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Top Reads of the Month|

    Listen to the full blog in less than 10 minutes here. The research of the human microbiome (the population of microbes in and on humans and their genes) has led us to discover the major role it has on our wellness. These critters impact our physiology, biochemistry, and psychology in powerful ways. I [...]

Healthism vs. Health- Living to Avoid Death, or Striving for a Well-Lived Life Part II & September 2017 Health and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

By | October 10th, 2017|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Top Reads of the Month|

            In Part I, I recapped this month’s blogs on healthism and the dangers of preoccupation with health perfectionism. I also reviewed a recent study that assessed dietary quality measurements relating to an outcome, rather than focusing on weight loss or laboratory measurements. The authors found that those with higher [...]

Diet Crazed, Weight Obsessed, Health Fixated, and Food Wars? & August 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | September 12th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well, Top Reads of the Month|

Has the “Health and Wellness Industry” Contributed to the Obesity Epidemic? Part II               Why Diets and Weight Loss Don’t Cause Better Health In Part I, I explored how the societal pressure for the perfect diet, health, and body may be causing more harm than good. Furthermore, the very [...]

A Whole Lotta’ Hazards to Avoid for Heading into a Healthy School Year & A Glimpse at the July 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | August 8th, 2017|Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

            Keeping the Heat on Our Efforts to Simmer the Poisonous Sizzling of Our Planet Last week, we had a summer recap of steps to take for a safer and healthier world. Hopefully, you found the suggestions to optimize your family’s wellness helpful. Now that your skin is protected and [...]

Can You Have an “Allergy” to Essential Oils? If So, Why? Part II & Access to June 2017’s Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads!

By | July 11th, 2017|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Top Reads of the Month|

              A few months ago, I posted two articles that contained important information regarding safe use of essential oils and information about allergic responses that may occur. By being aware of these important topics, the desired benefits of essential oils can be optimized and unwanted responses prevented. Recently, Natural [...]

How to Change the Trajectory of Brain Disorders: The Power of Neuroplasticity! & a Link to May 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads!

By | June 13th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, latest news, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

Last week, I posted on my experience at The Institute for Functional Medicine’s 2017 Annual International Convention: The Dynamic Brain. The conference was focused around the concept of neuroplasticity, the brain’s capacity to recover from injury by “rewiring” its neural networks in response to environmental stimuli.               The annual [...]

Can Essential Oils Help Change Unwanted Behavior and Balance the Brain? Part III & Link to April 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | May 9th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, latest news, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings, Top Reads of the Month|

“Addictions” and Essential Oils: Dealing with the Underlying Factors           In part I of this series, I discussed the concept of biochemical individuality and the many factors involved in maximizing optimal brain health and assisting someone out of destructive patterns. I also provided an overview on how essential oils can be [...]

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March 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads: Climate Change Controversy, More News on the Microbiome, Cool New Science Studies, & Medication Safety Updates

By | April 4th, 2017|Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, latest news, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well, Top Reads of the Month|

After a long, cold winter, you can rest your weary bodies with some brain stimulation found in March 2017's Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads           For New York State and most of New England, the the old adage regarding the emergence of springtime was evident this year. March did, in [...]

Updates on Those Bugs We Love (The Latest News on the Microbiome) and February 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | March 7th, 2017|Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

Some Buggy Updates from Microbiome Research and Top Health News for February 2017 All Located Here                 It’s been awhile since I took some time out from my favorite topic of essential oils and focused on my other favorite topic…our trillion little tiny friends that line our insides [...]

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