My Urgent Appeal to You: Support Naturopathic Medicine! Where We Stand Last year the State Legislature passed and the governor signed a Naturopathic practice law with updated language, replacing an archaic document from the 1920s. While an improvement, this step represents only the beginning of a much-needed and long-overdue adjustment of Connecticut’s practice law for … Read more Your Help is Needed — Support CT NDs as we Seek to Update Our Practice Law
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Glutamine, often sold as L-Glutamine (same thing), is an amino acid which I have prescribed a lot over the years for several uses. Glutamine is an important fuel for rapidly dividing cells in the intestine and nervous system. For this reason, I recommend it for people getting radiation or chemotherapy, and for people with compromised … Read more Supplement Spotlight: Glutamine
To help everyone get a jump on meeting their goals in 2015, I am offering a 20% discount, effective immediately and good through the end of January, on all products available in my office dispensary and through my Designs for Health store. You will need to set up your account with the online store, … Read more January Sale: Helping You Start 2015 Right
This was shared with me and I wanted to pass this on via the blog. Emotional eating affects us all, and is more debilitating for some of us. Recognizing our triggers and developing ways to change our habits can be incredibly liberating. Let me know what you think of this article.
Are Artificial Sweeteners Making us Fat? A recent study published in the journal Nature has revealed that even artificial sweeteners such as Splenda and Nutrasweet can cause glucose intolerance. Glucose intolerance? Isn’t that what happens when we eat too much sugar and the body stops being able to handle it? Yes. Except the … Read more Are Artificial Sweeteners Making us Fat?
It’s time for strategies: Wash Hands – soap works really well. Avoid drying products like Purell if you can. Use moisturizer to avoid cracked hands. Sleep: get as much sleep as you can. Our natural clocks are set for more sleep in the darker months, anyway. If you’re having trouble sleeping, we have products that … Read more Tips for Preventing Cold and Flu
Orange Nose Day is an annual event dedicated to promoting health in the towns and cities observing it. Kids wear something orange or paint their noses orange. Events in schools and libraries are held to promote healthy lifestyle, including diet, exercise and disease prevention. I was asked to participate by speaking separately to kids and … Read more Orange Nose Day 2014
Please welcome Georgianna Sloate, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as a guest blogger. I have known Georgianna for many years and her compassion, insight and genuine concern inspire me and her clients. She can be contacted at 860-205-3672. Have you tried every diet in the book? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Are … Read more Guest Blogger: Georgianna Sloate, MS, LMFT, on Managing Eating Disorders
Today’s NY TImes has a front page article in the Science Times section entitled “A Call for a Low-Carb Diet” . The link to the article is here, The author cites a recent National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study that shows better cholesterol and weight outcomes for people eating a low-carbohydrate vs low-fat diet. An … Read more New York Times: “A Call for a Low-Carb Diet” Covers a Major New Study
Please consider contributing to Jake’s Van Modification. As the linked to page makes clear, Jake is a local 6 year old boy with an incurable degenerative condition. His mother Danielle is seeking to raise $30,000 to convert her van so that she can transport Jake in his wheelchair. So far an astounding $15,000 plus has … Read more An Appeal to My Community