The Basics of Diabetes

Most people think that diabetes is simply having too much blood sugar remain the blood after eating a sugar rich meal. This is not true! Diabetes is a name given to describe a list of metabolic disorders, of which one of the main recognizable features is high blood sugar. This detail is important because if you ever want to reverse a disease, you have to understand what is going on in order to make the necessary corrections. Medication cannot cure diabetes. In most circumstances though, you can completely reverse diabetes by making the right changes.

Exploring A Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet

A Whole Foods, Plant-based Diet is a diet that consists of unrefined and unprocessed plant-based food. The main food groups of a whole foods plant-based diet are: Vegetables (including roots), Fruits, Legumes, Grains, Nuts/Seeds, Spices and Superfoods. Click to learn more about implementing a better diet!

The Mind-Body Connection and How To Make It Better

The brain is not the mind – Whether this is a new concept for you, or whether you already knew this, it is something that is important to reflect upon when talking about the impact that mental health has on physical health, and the other way around.

The Importance of Vitamin-R (Recreation)

When people think about health, most people tend to think about physical intactness. No broken bones? No abnormal swelling? No abnormal lab values? Well then, that is a healthy person, right? Well, did you know that the world “HEALTH” comes from the word WHOLE?

The Value of Water

Where there is life, there is water Adages like these are made popular not only because we repeat them over time, but because they contain profound wisdom that often withstands the test of time.

Question and Answers On The Philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine

Health is our natural and innate state because we are self-healing creatures that have adapted and selected traits to thrive in our environments. A fish is biologically designed to not only live in the ocean, but it is designed to thrive in the ocean.

Diving Deeper Into Naturopathic Medicine

For most of your life, you probably have visited a doctor and thought your doctor practices medicine the same as other doctors. While this is true for the most part, physicians have different philosophies that they follow. These philosophies determine how they approach health.

The Basics of 5-HTP

5-hydroxy-tryptophan (5-HTP) is a supplement that can be purchased in most stores that sell vitamins and nutrients, but the question is should you use it? 5-HTP is a precursor to the formation of Serotonin. It is derived from the break down of an amino acid called Tryptophan. This may sound like boring biochemistry, but knowing this will help better understand why 5-HTP may be an option for you.