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Are You Ready to Live a Longer and Healthier Life? A Call to Action

“Someday is not a day of the week.” ~Unknown As many of you have noticed in the news, the old, commonly accepted “wisdom” that low fat diets are healthy and that grains and starches are essential is taking a long overdue hit.  The reality that we have been told the wrong way to eat is … Read more Are You Ready to Live a Longer and Healthier Life? A Call to Action

Guest Blogger: Welcome Jennifer Steiner Expert on Healthy Home Products

I am happy to welcome Jennifer Steiner of Healthy Healing Wellness.  Jennifer is passionate about and an expert on eliminating toxins in our environment.  She is a holistic health coach and her mission is promoting a healthy, toxin-free lifestyle.  Her website is healthyhealingwellness.com. Welcome Jennifer!   UNDERSTANDING OBESOGENS – CHEMICALS THAT CAN MAKE US FAT By … Read more Guest Blogger: Welcome Jennifer Steiner Expert on Healthy Home Products

Time Mag Article on Whether Paleo Diet Keeps Appetite in Check

The latest issue of Time has an article which asks if the Paleo Diet helps you lose weight.   The skepticism derives from a study which took fecal samples (yes, that’s right) from humans and baboons and watched whether grass or potato (forbidden on paleo) produced more appetite suppressing hormones.  The potato won out, which proves…..what? … Read more Time Mag Article on Whether Paleo Diet Keeps Appetite in Check

Your Comments Wanted — Paleo Diet gets smacked down in Scientific American

This article in Scientific American makes a case that the Paleo and other “hunter/gatherer” diets are fundamentally flawed as 1) we are genetically NOT the same as out paleo ancestors, 2) those folks weren’t so healthy after all and 3) our environment today is different and we have to eat what’s here.       … Read more Your Comments Wanted — Paleo Diet gets smacked down in Scientific American

Bringing Connecticut into the 21st Century!

I love practicing as a naturopathic physician. I value my training and my relationship with my patients. I respect my colleagues in the profession. Here in Connecticut, we NDs are practicing under an antiquated law that prevents us from prescribing any medications or injecting any substances (vitamins or minerals), from performing minor surgery and prescribing … Read more Bringing Connecticut into the 21st Century!

New Services Offered: Home Sleep Testing, Indirect Calorimetry/Basal Metabolic Rate Testing, and Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Testing

As a naturopathic physician, I practice much as a primary care doc would, doing physicals, ordering screening bloodwork and other tests, and generally practicing preventive medicine.  My treatments may be different, but my diagnostic approach is fairly conventional, if more exhaustive! As part of this role, and to make my office more comprehensive in its … Read more New Services Offered: Home Sleep Testing, Indirect Calorimetry/Basal Metabolic Rate Testing, and Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Testing