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 [...]

Diet Crazed, Weight Obsessed, Health Fixated, and Food Wars?

By | August 29th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

Has the “Health and Wellness Industry” Contributed to the Obesity Epidemic? Part I           Introduction- The Controversial “D” Word   Here goes…. Religion, Politics, Vaccines, and… Diet….   Stop there.   What do these four things have in common? If you want family dinner to remain peaceful, you don’t bring up [...]

Food for Medicine, Food Turned to Poison…How You Can Pick

By | August 9th, 2016|Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

Food Can Heal and Food Can Harm, How to Choose What Your Body Needs Note: Please see the updates on healthism here. Flexibility, social connection, enjoyment of health, and not obsessing on perfection of diet is what makes health a means, not an end. Last week, on my new Saratoga.com blog, I dug (pun intended) [...]

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Some Overlooked Drivers of Appetite and Food Cravings

By | December 8th, 2015|Latest Articles, latest news, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings|

How Our Food Obsession Makes Us Fatter, Hungrier, and Unhappy...and Leads to Food Cravings As I was scrolling down some of the topics of November’s Top Holistic Health Reads, a few headlines focused on weight and appetite caught my attention. I’ve discussed the topic of cravings, diet (wars), and food addiction in the past, and [...]

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What’s Making Americans and Little Ones So “At Large?” The Obesity Epidemic, It’s Not Just a “Food and Exercise” Thing

By | November 18th, 2015|Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

          Note: Please see the updates on healthism here. Flexibility, social connection, enjoyment of health, and not obsessing on perfection of diet is what makes health a means, not an end. Why Are Americans So Obese? On May 4, 2014, a nationwide movement was ignited, sparked by the movie, Fed Up. [...]

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Why We Are Addicted to Food- Part II

By | June 5th, 2015|Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

Note: Please see the updates on healthism here. Flexibility, social connection, enjoyment of health, and not obsessing on perfection of diet is what makes health a means, not an end. A few weeks ago, I promised I would review more on the biochemistry that links food to addiction. I left you hanging an extra week [...]

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How Toxic Exposures, Toxic Mold, and Unhealthy Food Choices Affects Your Health, Immunity, Hormones, and Healing

By | July 24th, 2014|Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

Last week, I discussed the interplay between our genes and environment. Specifically, I focused on how we have the power to modulate how our genes express themselves through wellness or disease manifestations. It’s empowering to know that we have a choice in how to manipulate our cellular environment through lifestyle and diet. Even more exciting [...]

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What’s Up with Organic Foods?

By | October 12th, 2012|Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Naturopathic Medicine|

Individualized Nutrition for the Complex Person By Sarah A LoBisco, ND There’s been a lot of attack recently on “health foods”, even regarding the “pure stuff”. In fact, a study discounting organic food benefits recently went viral over the internet. As expected, this caused quite a controversy. The study reported that their findings demonstrated the [...]

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Drop the Cannoli, Grab a Whole Food!

By | March 15th, 2012|Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

By Sarah A LoBisco, ND It's a tough, rocky road on this journey to health (pun intended). Truly. We are set up with roadblocks from when we first wake up in the morning to when we hit the pillow at night. I've discussed in the past how our society makes it hard to make healthy [...]

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