Constitutional hydrotherapy is healing warmth from the inside out Did you know hydrotherapy has been used therapeutically since the early 1700’s and continues to be used today because of its extreme, yet gentle, power? Hydrotherapy is “the application of water, in any form, either externally or internally, in the treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.” (Boyle & Saine)…

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Do you know how to use food as medicine for acute illnesses? The healing power of nature is one of naturopathic medicine’s guiding principles. This refers to not only your 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…

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It’s not only what you eat, but also how you eat. You won’t absorb energy or nutrients for your body unless you are digesting your food well. In order to maximize digestion and, therefore, absorption, it’s important to make sure you are in as relaxed a mood (with the parasympathetic nervous system dominant) as possible…

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Can we get all the nutrition we need from a plant-based diet? Here are few takeaways from WSHU’s “Join the Conversation” with T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., author of Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition (BenBella Books, 2014) He believes that protein is grossly overemphasized in our diets. When Dr. Campbell ran tests in his lab at…

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