Health Tips

MedGem calorimeterMonday, August 1, 2011
Losing weight may not require as much calorie-cutting as you think.Read more »
Woman walking down beach with small child.Monday, July 25, 2011
Sunny days in the Pacific Northwest should be cause for celebration, not worry about radiation. Read more »
female doctor speaking with female patientMonday, July 18, 2011
Have you been considering a visit to a naturopathic doctor but were unsure whether your basic women's health needs would be met?Read more »
glass of waterTuesday, July 5, 2011
Everywhere you look, there is a different “magic” number of glasses of water you should be drinking: Is it six glasses per day or is it eight? Read more »
Carrots, the superfood, on a blue tableMonday, June 27, 2011
This "Super Seven" go-to guide will help jump-start your creativity, allowing you to sample these raw, nutritious and low-calorie contributions with your favorite meals.Read more »
Picture of lettuceMonday, June 13, 2011
We've all heard the advice, "Eat more whole food." But what exactly is whole food? And is it affordable?Read more »
Picture of a kale leafMonday, June 6, 2011
When it comes to bone health, you may think of nutrients such as calcium and vitamin D or minerals including magnesium, boron and zinc, which can be beneficial for protecting bones from fracture. However, there is another nutrient that often flies under the radar although it is equally important in long-term bone health: vitamin K. Read more »
Picture of strawberries, kiwis, bananas, pineapples, and watermelonMonday, May 30, 2011
Superfoods claim to lower bad cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, help control weight and support a long life, all without any harmful side effects. Read more »
Chemicals in our environment are linked to myriad illnesses.Friday, May 27, 2011
As you go about your spring cleaning this year, consider these five sources of toxicity. “The most important thing you can do to prevent illness from chronic exposure to chemicals is to stop the exposure,” says John Hibbs, ND, who teaches environmental medicine and toxicology at Bastyr University.Read more »
Picture of chocolate piecesMonday, May 23, 2011
As someone who suffers from migraines on an annual basis, periods of high stress in my life have been punctuated with memories of intense headaches.Read more »