You have to pay attention to your body and notice what works and doesn’t work to be well

Naturopathy is based on a belief in a special energy called vital energy or vital force that guides the bodily processes. This vital energy is intelligent and is always seeking homeostasis or health. Naturopathy honors the body’s innate wisdom to heal. As a naturopath, my role is neither to diagnose or treat but to support this amazing innate healing process. I want you to understand that when you embark on a natural healing path you assume something I call “self responsibility.” You agree to pay attention to your own body, your mental and emotional state, and notice what moves you …
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The secret to sustaining weight loss is learning to balance these 3 important aspects of yourself

One of the fun things I have been playing with is the many voices that live inside us. In facing my recent health challenge, My coach asked me to name a few of my voices. Ha Ha. Let’s see, the naturopath voice believes food is medicine and the diet should be organic, alkaline, anti-inflammatory, etc. in order to allow the body to heal itself. Of course, the nurse and allopathic voice just wants the diagnosis and drugs that will solve the problem by suppressing the symptoms. The spiritual voice believes if we have enough faith and can get in the …
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Can Enzymes Lengthen Your Life?

The foods you eat can change the quality of your life. Have you noticed foods you cannot enjoy or tolerate like you did before? Do you ever suffer with heartburn, gas, constipation, bloating, allergies, or lack of energy? Are you catching colds and flu more often? Do you have a feeling of less stamina? Then you may be lacking in enzymes. No worries! You can fix that! Food provides us with necessary enzymes. The key is to remember that food enzymes are destroyed at temperatures above 118°F. This means that cooked and processed foods contain few, if any, enzymes. When …
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Choosing the Right Supplements for You

How often do you hear things like "Hey, listen, I heard CoQ10's good for you" or "I heard this will help your eyesight" or "This will make you live longer”? Remember all substances—whether they be prescriptive substances, herbal substances, vitamins, minerals, even food—are capable of having a good biological effect and are also capable of having a bad biological effect. Realize that you are unique. No two people have the same genes, the same history, the same beliefs, the same chemistry, the same diet, the same environment as anybody else. That being said, there is not a one size fits …
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