India, Homeland of Turmeric

You have probably heard about turmeric by now, especially if you are here reading this- being a follower of a natural medicine blog. I have been using turmeric for many years with patients, since I was a student in medical school and working part time at a local organic health food store. Turmeric originates from

Forget Flu Season…It’s Elderberry Season!

It’s that time of year again. The shorter colder days of winter bring with them an increased incidence of cold & flu through the entire population. As any teacher or parent can tell you, school children and other individuals who spend their days in close contact with a significant number of other people have an

Nutrition For Breastfeeding Mothers - from the blog of Dr. Lauren Gouin, ND

Nutrition for Breastfeeding Mothers

Good nutrition is one of the best gifts a parent can give their children. Expecting mothers often are mindful their nutrition in anticipation of their little one, but in the sleepless first months, nutrition can be a challenge. As baby’s needs are the center of attention, mom’s nutrition may be neglected. Countless studies have established

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