Category Archives: Nutrition

Suffering with Acid Reflux, GERD or Heartburn?

What your doctor didn’t tell you and your pharmacist didn’t have time to tell you about your medication. The Truth About PPI’s (Proton-Pump Inhibitors) By Robert Jones PharmD So, you’ve been suffering from heartburn. Every few nights, you experience a tight pain and burning sensation in your chest.  You know it isn’t a heart condition; […]

Fat Burning 101


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath We’ve talked many times in the past about weight loss. These discussions have centered around many different factors as listed below. Some of these discussions have centered around food choices and the standard American diet or the SAD diet, high in sugar and processed carbs. We have also shared the […]

Beat the Summertime Blues


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath It’s summer time, so you know what that means. Ton’s of parties, travel, fun and lots of food and drink available. You may be falling into the summertime blues. So many of you have spent the first six months of the year getting your body in shape for the summer […]

Living with chronic aches & PAIN?


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath I have seen thousands of clients over the years that have been living with chronic aches and pains on a regular basis and you may be living with this yourself right now. Now some of these people are diagnosed with deeper challenges such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue or inflammatory disorders, […]

Got Food Sensitivities? Eat ALL the Veggies for a Happier Gut


by Lynda Buitrago, Holistic Health & Thyroid Specialist Leaky gut and other health factors will cause people to react differently to the same foods. One of the important factors in food sensitivities is the health and diversity of your gut flora. I recently attended a fantastic seminar about food allergies and sensitivities, and the most […]

Red Meat is BAD for your Heart?


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath We all know that eating red meat is bad for you heart right? Red meat itself is not bad for you or your heart but this depends on the quality of the meat. Red meat is actually one of the most nutritious foods you can eat. It is loaded with […]

Holiday Survival Tips


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath What you may not be thinking about right now is how often you find yourself fatigued, stress out and dealing with weight gain during the holidays. With all the levels of stress the holidays can bring, is this a surprise to most of us? This is the year you do […]

The Thanksgiving Snooze, it’s NOT the Turkey


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath I know, we hear it all the time, it’s the tryptophan in the turkey that has you looking for a nap on the couch after your Thanksgiving meal. When we look at how we most often assume truth, we are told something, we experience this as explained, so it must […]

Wired, Tired and Stressed Out?

Wired Tired and Stressed Out

By Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath So what do I mean by wired, tired and stress out? Well, the wired is being wired and stimulated by sugar and its affect on blood glucose levels. Tired is the response of the wired, as we look at how elevated blood sugar impacts sleep. Lastly the stressed out is […]

How Much Sugar is OK?!?


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Sugar is not the evil monster we have been lead to believe, the real issue is the refined sources of our sugar and the quantity of sugar we consume. I will provide a healthy quantity later in this article for you. Before we dive into how much sugar is OK, […]