Caregivers Need Self Care Too!

By Dr. Ann Nakajima, ND In my practice, I often hear my patients, many of them mothers, having to balance multiple roles and responsibilities as a caregiver to their children and/or elderly parents, career professional, home owner, and family member or friend to their loved ones. With the weight of such demands, it is no wonder that my patients can…

Could you be deficient in this important vitamin?

By Dr. Sarah Thomson, ND September is here, which means the cooler weather is coming (sorry to be the one to say it!). As we say goodbye to summer, we are also saying goodbye to a very important vitamin…vitamin D! Throughout the summer months, we are actually able to get some of the vitamin D our bodies need from sun…

Getting Your Sleep Back On Track for School

By Dr. Ann Nakajima, ND September is a busy time for families and teachers as they start a new school year and get back into a school routine. After a summer with longer days, a more relaxed pace, and likely later bedtimes, it can be a challenge re-establishing an earlier sleep schedule. Ensuring sufficient rest is important for both physical…

8 Ways to Support Your Gut Health (without changing your diet)

by Dr. Alison Danby ND What if I told you that your gut impacts your ENTIRE body? Having a healthy gut impacts your body in more ways than you probably know. In fact, a healthy gut is so important that many experts believe it is essential for optimal health and well-being. In other words: If your gut isn’t healthy, you…

School Lunches – If you hate making them, read on.

I can’t lie.  On year 10 of making school lunches I sometimes run out of steam.  I am just getting through a summer of lunch making for camps that followed a whole year of lunch making, and I am over it.  So. Over. It.  There are mornings that getting through lunch prep actually feels like climbing a mountain.  Those mornings…