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Taking You to the “Natural Path” for Surviving in This World of Toxic Soup

By |December 9th, 2014|Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

  I was recently asked to be a contributing expert to a new website, NaturalPath. NaturalPath is a leading resource on clinical information in naturopathic & alternative treatments intended for patients in North America. I had to say “yes” to this opportunity! I’m glad I did. My recent article, Living In a Chemical Soup World- [...]

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November 2014 Top Holistic Health Reads

By |December 3rd, 2014|Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings, Top Reads of the Month|

It's Time for the Latest & Greatest Wellness News Summary For November 2014! We are now officially in the holiday season! It’s my favorite time of year. Still, with all the extra gatherings, gift giving, and food prep, I know for some it can create more stress than holiday cheer! For this reason, last week [...]

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Yet Another Blog of Holiday Tips for Staying Healthy

By |November 27th, 2014|Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

Why Another Blog on the Same Darn Tips Said In a Different Way? Is your inbox also exploding with newsletters providing dietary tips and holiday do’s and don’ts? If you are subscriber of BreakFree Medicine, I’m one guilty party! In fact, this Sunday I wrote a blog which highlighted 4 simple tips on how to [...]

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The Chemical Connection to Autoimmunity

By |November 19th, 2014|Holistic, Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

Plastics, Pesticides, Triclosan, Flame Retardants, Oh My… Poor Immune System!! The Complex Connection For the past few weeks, I’ve been listening and taking notes from presentations in the Digestion Sessions and Autoimmune Summit. Along with the role that the microbiome and various critters play in immune disorders, many of the speakers also discussed the complex [...]

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How Gut Bugs (Our Microbiome) May Be the Link to Optimal Digestion & Balancing the Immune Response

By |November 11th, 2014|Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

Could These Critters Be a Key Factor in the Merging of Integrative, Naturopathic, Holistic, Functional, and Mainstream Medicine?! In a few days, I’ll back in my heated office, cozy and safe from the elements. This will be a bit of an adjustment after being in air conditioning and sunny Miami for my functional medicine training [...]

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October 2014 Top Holistic Health Reads

By |November 5th, 2014|Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings, Top Reads of the Month|

  In a few days I’ll be in Miami for functional medicine training on the gastrointestinal tract. I’ll be learning from the elite-of-elite functional and integrative medical trainers; it will be a true Zen-Information Haven for medicine geeks. No doubt, I will be using all my tools for brain support to take advance of all [...]

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Questioning the Role of Vitamin D, Updates On How Gluten & Dairy Effect Our Genes (Not Jeans), & How Babies’ Genetics Mess with Mom’s Health!

By |October 29th, 2014|Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings|

NERD ALERT! Ah, man! I did it again. Nerd, geek, crazy research-reviewer, that’s me! It was time for me to sit and write my monthly “Top Holistic Health Reads” for this month, and I realized something. I got a little (a lot) crazy. Good thing I had my sacred frankincense on hand for the discomfort [...]

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Jet Lag and Obesity- A Link to Gut Bugs (Again)

By |October 21st, 2014|Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

  I have to say, the past few weeks, I’ve been a bit of a bookworm. (What else is new?) Next month, I’ll be heading off for more training with the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) to learn even more about the intricate details of the gut microbiome and gastrointestinal health! Sounds fun, right? Between [...]

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The Ebola Virus- The Spreading of Fear & a Report of Facts

By |October 14th, 2014|Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

  Since August 8, 2014, I’ve been following the updates on Medscape closely regarding the outbreak of Ebola. This was the date when the U.S. Centers of Disease and Prevention raised the level of emergency alertness to a “Level 1” for the third time in nine years. According to a video from Time magazine, this [...]

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