Natural Cold and Flu Remedy?

Natural Cold and Flu Remedy?

It is not often that you can find good research on ‘natural remedies,’ but a study published in 2001 focused on Black Elderberry extract, specifically the Sambucol brand of elderberry syrup, and it’s affect on viruses such as the flu. In the...
Looking at Causes of High Blood Pressure

Looking at Causes of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a common problem and I have many clients who are taking medication prescribed by their doctors to manage blood pressure. What I’ve noticed is that most doctors treat blood pressure as a condition and not a symptom. Most of the time the...
Functional Foods: Foods with a Purpose

Functional Foods: Foods with a Purpose

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics defines a functional food as ‘a food that provides additional health benefits that may reduce disease risk and/or promote good health.’ Oatmeal is one example of a functional food because it naturally contains soluble fiber that...

Have you gotten Ticked Off?

I’m not sure if it is due to the mild winter or what, but the ticks seem to be plentiful this year!  My dog, Phoebe, has had some already, and she has hardly ever gotten them before.  And I have been hearing from local clients that they and their children have been...