Easy Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry syrup is one of the most popular herbal medicines, especially during cold and flu season. Not only does this sweet little berry have antiviral and antimicrobial properties, it also upregulates your own immune response to increase your body’s defense system. You’ll find it in many stores – health-focused and more mainstream. The liquid, orContinue reading “Easy Homemade Elderberry Syrup”

Grill Season!

Hello, burgers fresh from the grill with toasted buns and crisp toppings…summertime is nearly here. In the midst of barbecue, burgers and beachy bliss, it’s easy to add some health into your grilling routine, along with some flavor too! Here’s the things (disclaimer: don’t read this if you don’t want to know how your grilledContinue reading “Grill Season!”

“Should I take a multivitamin?”

“Should I take a multivitamin?” This is one of the most common questions I get asked. While multi’s are generally a nice all-around boost, it’s great to go a little deeper and discuss what’s best for each person. Did you know: naturopathic physicians use advanced testing to measure your individual levels of essential micronutrients andContinue reading ““Should I take a multivitamin?””

Happy Heart Health Month!

February is Heart Health Month, so cheers to your heart that literally never stops beating!! Wondering how naturopathic doctors may support your cardiovascular health? Aligned with our naturopathic philosophy, we take an in-depth look at you as an individual: your risk factors, lifestyle and nutrition, basic and advanced testing and more, all in the contextContinue reading “Happy Heart Health Month!”

How to Deal with Cold+Flu Season, from a Naturopath

It’s that season…every sniffle, cough and sneeze brings a new wariness. Instead of holding your hand sanitizer as tight as pepper spray in a dark alley, take a deep breath and read on for some natural remedies. Hydration. You already know this one, but it stands the test of time. The winter months tend toContinue reading “How to Deal with Cold+Flu Season, from a Naturopath”

Naturopathic Principles, Empowerment + Choosing Health

As naturopathic doctors, one of our foundational principles is “docere,” which translates as “doctor as teacher.” We believe in educating each person to know what is happening with their health and why we make the recommendations we make. Knowledge is power, and we seek to empower our patients to reach their health goals. Here’s aContinue reading “Naturopathic Principles, Empowerment + Choosing Health”