Dealing with the Holiday Blues & Food Cues

By | November 12th, 2011|Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

By Dr. Sarah LoBisco, ND “The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming!” -Well, maybe that’s not the exact Paul Revere quote?! It’s that time of year again; the manifestation of all those well known holiday triggers is upon us. As Bing Crosby’s melody of “I’ll be home for Christmas” echoes in the valleys, mixtures [...]

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More on the Mind-Mood-Food-Weight Control Connection & Using a Natural Medicine Kit

By | August 6th, 2011|Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

By Sarah A LoBisco, ND In the past few weeks, I was pleased (and intrigued) by the various articles I came across on how food can not only affect your body’s optimal functioning, but also your mind and resultant behavior. I wrote in a previous blog how the brain can become addicted to food, just [...]

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When “Health” Crosses the Line to Pathological: The Perils of Orthorexia

By | January 13th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

As a naturopathic doctor, I believe in the healing aspects of nutrition and movement. I subscribe to the power of food as medicine to optimize health, biochemical individuality, and a personalized approach to dietary suggestions. However, I have become very concerned with how “healthcare” has become overfocused on weight loss. This obsession has been fueled [...]

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Too Much of a Good Thing? The Dangers of Obsessing on Diet and Weight Loss

By | March 26th, 2019|Articles, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic|

Lifestyle practices are powerful tools used to support healing. Food and exercise are two of the most focused on and important factors for optimizing health, but there are many other aspects related to wellness that are equally, if not more, important. Although I still make tailored suggestions of nourishment and movement for my clients, [...]

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Keeping You Safe and Healthy on Independence Day– from the Insides to the Outside Grill … with Essential Oils

By | July 1st, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

            Whether CAFO-FREE or Chemicalized Cancer Meat, Neither is Risk-Free on National BBQ Day! This blog isn’t about the harm of processed, mystery meat…but it is a consideration. These terrifying BBQ outcomes can occur even with organic-pasture-raised-happy meat. You deserve to have a danger-free day with your grill. No worries, [...]

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Get Out of Town and Stay Healthy…with Essential Oils!

By | June 10th, 2017|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, latest news, Naturopathic|

It's Summertime, a Popular Travel Season. Don't Let Travel Derail Your Wellness Gains. Essential Oils Can Be a Helpful Tool to Stay On Track and Enjoy Your Trip in a Happier and Healthier Way!                   As seasons change, so do traveling trends! According to research by the [...]

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Can Essential Oils Help Change Unwanted Behavior and Balance the Brain? Part I

By | April 29th, 2017|Articles, Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

            “Addictions” and Essential Oils: Introduction and How Essential Oils Can Support Healthier Habits According to Psychology Today: Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance (e.g., alcohol, cocaine, nicotine) or engages in an activity (e.g., gambling, sex, shopping) that can be pleasurable but the continuation [...]

The Smell of Appetite- Can Aroma and Essential Oils Effect Hunger Cues?

By | August 23rd, 2016|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

Dose smell impact hunger, appetite, and weight? What's the evidence? During my morning ritual of reading through all the latest health and medical headlines and new research releases, one particular news brief from Science Daily caught my eye: “New device could help improve taste of foods low in fat, sugar and salt.”  The summary read: [...]

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Why BreakFree Medicine?

By | August 2nd, 2016|Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Top Reads of the Month|

Insights Into a New Medicine That Combines a Unique Blend of Naturopathic and Functional Medicine & Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads for July 2016             In the past few months, I have been lecturing on the concepts of my newly released book, BreakFree Medicine. My most recent presentation was [...]

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