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Naturopathic News 64 Adaptogens

Spring into May with these Adaptogen Herbs

By Dr. Laurie Grisez, ND Spring is a great time to give your body a boost by adding adaptogen herbs to your daily health routine. ...
Naturopathic News 65 Uncategorized

Every year during the month of May, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health.

It is stated on the NAMI website that one out of five adults in the United States experience mental health struggles each year and less ...
Naturopathic News 66

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45+ years old ? Here are your Colon Cancer Screening Options

Colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly occurring cancers and causes of cancer death. It is recommended to initiate colon cancer screening at age ...
Naturopathic News 67 Allergies

Lasting solution for Seasonal Allergies = SLIT!!

Its that time of year here in Central Oregon. Seasonal allergies are caused by triggers that are difficult to avoid, like pollen, and medications ...
Naturopathic News 68 Nutrition

Chronic Low Grade Inflammation Can’t Be Seen

Chronic inflammation underlies many of the age associated illnesses including cancer and heart disease.
Naturopathic News 69 Tea

The Power of Tea

entral Oregon, we enjoy a world of varieties of tea for both flavor and health benefits.Tea grew wild in its native China until it was ...
Naturopathic News 70 Supplements

Vitamins B,C,D,E from Food, Not Supplements, Linked to Improved Brain Function

"A study of older adults in Oregon identified mixtures of nutrients [from foods] that seem to protect the brain, and other food ingredients that may ...
Naturopathic News 71 Supplements

Daily Aspirin Tied To Risk of Vision Loss

Seniors who take aspirin daily are twice as likely to have late stage macular degeneration than those who never take aspirin, according to a ...
Naturopathic News 72 Immune

PSA Test Does More Harm Than Good In Most Men

According the the Unites States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) PSA screening results in little to no  reduction in prostate cancer-specific death rates and is associated with ...
Naturopathic News 73 Nutrition

Cholesterol-Lowering Foods Beat Low Saturated Fat Diet

The Journal of the American Medical Association reports that eating certain nuts, fiber, plants and soy-- and getting advice on how to do so effectively -- can ...
Naturopathic News 74 Nutrition

Now there’s a fine kettle of fish…

Did you know that research suggests different types and strengths of fish oil supplementation depending on what you are trying to treat?
Naturopathic News 75 Nutrition

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

SIBO is a condition in which abnormally large numbers of normal bacteria are present in the small intestine, leading to impaired digestion and absorption of ...
Naturopathic News 76 Naturopathic Herbs

Feverfew+Ginger for Headaches

This recent research underscores what natural medicine experts have known for ages:  Feverfew and ginger are safe and effective in treating mild headaches, including migraine.  Its not very ...
Naturopathic News 77 Nutrition

Olive Oil May Protect Against Stroke

More support for the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet is coming from researchers in France who are studying over 7500 people 65+  years of ...
Naturopathic News 78 Allergies

Atopic dermatitis? Watch for food allergies

“Considering that 6 to 10 percent of children have atopic dermatitis and that up to one-third of those individuals may have documented food allergy, the ...
Naturopathic News 79 Nutrition

Nutritious foods boost kids IQ

A diet rich in vitamins and nutrients appears to boost kids IQ, while fatty processed foods lower it,  British researchers say. This is particularly true during the ...
Naturopathic News 80 Immune

Boost your immune system for cold-prevention

1.  Get adequate sleep 2.  Aim for 30 to 90 minutes of moderate exercise weekly 3.  Hot and cold contrasting shower daily 4.  Eat oysters from time ...
Naturopathic News 81 Nutrition

Eating omega-3-rich fish may keep vision loss at bay

Eating more seafood rich in omega-3 fatty acids  appears to slow advanced macular degeneration, a common cause of age-related blindness, according to new research published ...
Naturopathic News 82 Nutrition

How to build strong bones…

Osteoporosis is a major public health issue affecting more than 10 million Americans.  However, there are steps you can take now, regardless of your age, to ...
Naturopathic News 83 Nutrition

Ingredients in Red Yeast Rice Supplements Vary Widely

Is your supplement causing more harm than good?  It is definitely a “buyer beware” world out there when it comes to purchasing supplements.  Unfortunately this ...
Naturopathic News 84 Nutrition

Mediterranean Diet Halves Incidence of New-Onset Diabetes

October 15, 2010 (Reus, Spain) — Use of the Mediterranean diet among nondiabetics at high cardiovascular risk halved the incidence of new-onset diabetes over four years ...
Naturopathic News 85 Supplements

Vitamin B12 may curb risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

According to a new study published October 19th in the medical journal Neurology, higher levels of Vitamin B12, but not folate, reduced the risk of developing ...
Naturopathic News 86 Nutrition

Blueberries for Blood Pressure and Diabetes

Published in the October issue of The Journal of Nutrition, daily consumption of blueberries helped people with a high risk for Type 2 diabetes reduce that ...
Naturopathic News 87 Supplements

Calcium from synthetic supplements, but not from food, increase heart attacks

Synthetic calcium supplements are associated with an increased risk of heart attack, according to a meta-analysis of cardiovascular events in randomised trials of calcium supplements.  ...
Naturopathic News 88 Supplements

High doses of B vitamins can reduce brain shrinkage, memory loss.

High doses of B vitamins can reduce shrinkage of the brain that is frequently a precursor of Alzheimer’s disease. In the best circumstances, the supplements ...
Naturopathic News 89 Nutrition

Weight gain from common medications

Obesity in the United States has grown by 48% in the past 15 years.  Although not often considered in the list of risk factors for ...
Naturopathic News 90 Supplements

High dietary Vitamin E prevents dementia

Higher intake of foods rich in vitamin E may modestly reduce long-term risk of dementia and Alzheimers Disease.  A key point here is that vitamin ...
Naturopathic News 91 Naturopathic Herbs

Chickweed

Stellaria media Chickweed (Other common names include Little Star Lady and Starweed) Caryophyllaceae family This nutritive plant has a cooling action that is beneficial in ...
Naturopathic News 92 Naturopathic Herbs

Arnica

Arnica  Arnica montana Asteraceae family Arnica is an excellent herb to remember during the summer months.  Outdoor sports and activities are common this time of ...
Naturopathic News 93 Naturopathic Herbs

Failing the Acid Test

There were 113.4 million prescriptions written each year for Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Aciphex which are proton pump inhibitors that decrease stomach acid.  Most often ...
Naturopathic News 94 Nutrition

Nuts Good for Cholesterol

More research backing up the cholesteroland triglyceride-lowering benefits of eating nuts indicates that for most people, consuming two handfuls of nuts a day appears to ...
Naturopathic News 95 Nutrition

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

How much to take depends on both your health concerns and your age.  Moderate dosing is in the range of 200-600mg of combined EPA and DHA ...
Naturopathic News 96 Supplements

Can you trust your vitamin supplement?

February 8, 2010 — A dietary supplement containing toxic levels of selenium 200 times greater than the concentration listed on the label caused a widespread ...
Naturopathic News 97 Naturopathic Herbs

People with IBD may need different types of probiotic support…

A recent study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology showed that people with crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis have fewer of the so called beneficial ...