Several media outlets latched on to some new research published last year about omega-3 fatty acids that may have caused some patients to question whether or not fish oil supplements are even necessary. One of the papers that received a lot of attention was published in JAMA Cardiology. It was a meta-analysis of ten clinical […]
Lavandula angustifolia (formerly known as L. officinalis) is the most common species of lavender used to support health. Lavender is a staple in aromatherapy and is also available orally as a standardized lavender oil extract (SLO). Lavender is known for its relaxing fragrance and has been used historically to support sleep, stress management, and mood. […]
By Lisa Murray RDN, LD Medical Educator, Emerson Ecologics Iodine deficiency has not been considered a national public health concern since implementation of the iodized salt program of the 1920’s. We readily accept the information provided by national nutrition surveys, as well as available data about the iodine content in foods as convincing evidence that […]
Radiant and vibrant looking skin has long been associated with glowing overall health as well. But while most patients focus on improving the health of their skin from the outside, the real key is nourishment from within. There is a long list of key nutrients that have been shown to support healthy looking skin including: […]
Provided by MyChelle Dermaceuticals There are so many sunscreen options available that it can be hard to choose which one is best for you, your family, and your patients. You check the labels on the food you buy, so the same should go for your sun care products! What goes on your skin can get […]
Lisa Murray, RDN, LD Concepts of both external and internal cleansing and purification are thousands of years old and have remained fundamental to naturopathic medicine even today. Good thing, because the number of man-made chemicals and toxic compounds we are exposed to has steadily increased, along with an ever growing body of research identifying how […]
Lisa Murray RDN, LD What is Easter for a little one without the joy that comes from getting an Easter basket? But, between food allergies and trying to keep kids healthy throughout these time-honored traditions, some parents may be interested in cutting back on the amount of sugar, dairy, gluten and artificial colors found in […]
Packed with antioxidants and healthy fats, this low-carb smoothie is a tasty breakfast (or anytime) treat – and is diabetic friendly! Ingredients 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1 cup spinach/baby kale mix 1½ scoops vanilla protein powder (with stevia) 1 tbsp. almond butter Optional: top with additional chia […]
Ingredients: 1 cup raw seeds, clusters or a seed blend 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 5 ounces vanilla protein powder 1/3 cup maple syrup 2 teaspoon water (optional) Directions: Grease an 8” square baking pan with cooking spray Add ¾ cup of seeds (reserving remaining ¼ cup for […]
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