Is Vitamin D Really the Panacea We Claim?

By | December 27th, 2016|Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

            A two-part series I wrote on vitamin D was posted recently in Natural Path. It may cause a little controversy, but I feel strongly that I must advocate for personalized and individualized patient care, even in the midst of convincing evidence that "everyone" needs "something." I have always been [...]

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March 2015 Top Holistic Health Reads

By | March 26th, 2015|Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Top Reads of the Month|

It's finally here! The snow in the Northeast is finally coming to an end! Happy Spring to all my BreakFree friends! The end of March signals it's time for our monthly geek-out! I've compiled all of this month's top headlines in health, wellness, nutrition, nutrigenomics, functional and naturopathic medicine, and pharmacology for your reading or [...]

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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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How Health and Wellness is Simple…but maybe not that easy?

By | September 13th, 2012|Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

By Sarah A LoBisco, ND I will admit, sometimes the biochemistry of dis-ease can be complex with patients and I enjoy the challenge of digging into their individualized SNPs and genetic predispositions. Yet, even the most versed functional medical doctor whizzes will agree that to make these complex biochemical pathways optimally function, basic building blocks [...]

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Decoding the Body Cues for Wellness & What About High Dose Vitamin D?

By | August 23rd, 2012|Integrative Medicine Hints, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

By Sarah A LoBisco Last week, I discussed the four keys to achieving optimal wellness: attention, restoration, sequence, and time. Most people have a hard time ignoring step one. The body is pretty masterful at getting our attention and through any means necessary. It can signal in unwanted cues, such as pain, low energy, rashes, [...]

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June 2011 Top Reads

By | June 24th, 2011|Top Reads of the Month|

NUTRIGENOMICS   Study Shows that Cherry Juice Helps Joints (Medpage Today) "We did not see any serum uric acid lowering effect of cherry juice concentrate so we believe that the mechanism of action in protecting people against gout attacks has to do with the ability of the juice to reduce inflammation," said Schlesinger. In a [...]

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The latest, The Greatest, and The Sexiest Nutrients Around:

By | March 4th, 2011|Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

ODe to the Panacea Dance 2 By Sarah A LoBisco, ND   In last week’s blog, I discussed how our high speed society has become overly consumed with its pursuit for a “medical panacea”. It’s as though our fast-paced lifestyles do not allow any room to slow down, pause, or reflect, even if our bodies [...]

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The latest, The Greatest, and The Sexiest Nutrients Around: Ode to the Panacea Dance

By | February 26th, 2011|Naturopathic Medicine|

By Sarah A LoBisco, ND It comes down to human nature. It’s not good, it’s not bad. It just is. It’s a search to find the means to do whatever one wishes, regardless of the consequences. In medicine, I’m speaking of the never-ending, well-known, far and wide quest to discover “THE” cure, “THE” diet, “THE” [...]

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April 2010 Top Reads

By | April 2nd, 2010|Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

What's The Real Question We Should be Asking About Statins? Shocking Osteoporosis Statistics! (Better Bones) We at the Center for Better Bones have come to challenge this distinction between what scientists call “primary” and “secondary” osteoporosis. Our work leads us to suggest that all osteoporosis is indeed caused by something, and in this sense, all osteoporosis is [...]

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