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How to Use Food as Medicine Download

How to Use Food as Medicine

Do you know how to use food as medicine for acute illnesses?

Onion Honey - An Acute Care Remedy

The healing power of nature is one of naturopathic medicine’s guiding principles. This refers to not only the body’s ability to heal itself, but also the earth’s ability to provide resources to guide that healing. Dr. White discusses some every day, easily-accessible, healing foods for stimulating recovery from acute illness.

The sage Greek philosopher and ancient healthcare practitioner Hippocrates wisely said “Let food be thy medicine, thy medicine shall be food.”

Everything you need to weather the cold and flu season is in your cupboard: onion, ginger, honey, cayenne, sage, carrot, apple, clove, oatmeal, potato, olive and coconut oil, tea, cucumber, baking soda, vinegar, lemon, rosemary, and mint.

Download the presentation of the natural home remedies that will support your immune system as your body strives to maintain balance through this winter season.

When Will Thomas Edison’s Prediction Come True?

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his [her] patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.”
– Thomas Edison

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Dr. Wendy Leigh White, Naturopath

Dr. Wendy Leigh White, MS, Naturopath

Dr. White became a naturopathic doctor because she truly believes in the body’s ability to heal itself and to keep itself in balance.In her original career as a Product Development Scientist for an international food company, she realized that she was more interested in educating people about their bodies than she was in making processed food.

She received her naturopathic doctorate from the University of Bridgeport, College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Wendy Leigh H. White, ND, was the founder of Natural Family Health, LLC. Specializing in natural family health care, assisting and supporting families with everyday health issues, Dr. White provides guidance to men, women, and children in allowing their bodies to heal themselves, as they are designed to do. Her practice is located Portland Natural Medicine, 512 SE Morrison St.,Portland OR 97214 and can be reached at 503.239.1022.