Tag Archives: Nutrition


Top 10 Reasons to Come See a Naturopathic Doctor

Uncertain as to whether naturopathic medicine is right for you? For the maintenance of good health, a high quality of life, and the prevention of illness. You have a need for more natural approaches to your health concerns. Concern about the long term consequences of being on prescription drugs, or, Your medical doctor is advising you […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Call to Action Longevity Nutrition Supplementation Women's Health | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Organic – Top Five Reasons Why It’s the Way to Go!

Reduce Potential Health Risks Many chemicals sprayed on fruits and vegetables were EPA-approved before thorough research was conducted.  We now know that the EPA considers 60% of herbicides, 90% of fungicides, and 30% of insecticides as being potentially cancer-causing.  What is more, these chemicals act as estrogen disruptors in the body and wreak havoc on […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Environment Longevity Nutrition Organic | Tags: , , , , , , , : | Comment

Which Supplements to Take??

Another common scenario I see is over supplementation.  Heeding too much of the “take this, take that” advice can lead to one walking through my door with a bag overflowing with supplements.  Supplements are excellent to take when deficient or helping the body to regain balance, but ultimately we are creatures that were created with […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Supplementation | Tags: , , , , : | Comment

The Pediatric Disease with Geriatric Consequences: Osteoporosis

Close to a quarter of those who have a hip fracture due to brittle, porous bones (part of what defines osteoporosis) will die within a year.  It is generally thought to be a disease of the elderly, but can strike at any age, and, as we start losing bone in our mid-30’s, it is a […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Bone Health Longevity Nutrition Physical Activity Supplementation Women's Health | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Food Matters

“A New Way to See Food” is an interesting documentary that I’ve stumbled upon which illuminates the importance of eating well.  The full documentary can be viewed online at the above link. Find out: why at least 51% of your meal should be raw, not cooked how soil depletion has led to chronic malnourishment which […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Nutrition | Tags: , , , , , , : | Comment

My Top 10 List of Healthy To-Do’s

The following are my top non-negotiables when it comes to health.  In order to age well, maintain a healthy body, mind and spirit, check out the following pointers and see which areas of your life may need some restructuring:   Be proactive – don’t wait until you’re diagnosed with a disease to take action.  Realize […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Longevity | Tags: , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Cold & Flu Season

Cold and flu season is (unfortunately!) just around the corner if it hasn’t already launched itself at you in full force.  The immune system is a powerful player in our body – keeping it in tip-top shape takes a bit of work.  Many people aren’t aware, but the functionality of our immune cells are very […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Immunity & Inflammation | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Hypoglycemia

Both low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) are stepping stones toward diabetes.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that for those children born after 2000, 1 in 3 will become diabetic. Although frightening, hope comes with the fact that most cases of diabetes can be prevented through healthy diet and […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Blood Sugar | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Breast Cancer Nutrition

Breast cancer.  Just the thought can make us shudder.  As more women are becoming diagnosed with breast cancer it is imperative that we take matters into our own hands and seek out prevention as a means to avoid this disease. When it comes to your health, eating a nutritious diet and avoiding foods that promote […]

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