Medicinal Mushroom Blend

For thousands of years, practitioners of Eastern Medicine, Native Americans and indigenous cultures have used specific Read More

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Organic Wild Mushroom Risotto

Traditionally an Autumn favorite, wild mushroom risotto can be enjoyed year-round. It’s an excellent meal on Read More

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The Nutritional Benefits of Mushrooms

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“Bee” Healthy with Royal Jelly

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Figs: A Mythological Fruit

One of the “Seven Spices of Israel” and referenced in many religious texts as a sacred Read More

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Minerals Essential to a Healthy Body

  From the hair on your head to the bones that support you and the blood Read More

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Stinging Nettle

A European culinary favorite… Stinging Nettle’s spinach-like greens are remarkably nutritious. One cup of Nettle is Read More

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Chia Seeds Powerhouse

Chia seeds were prized by ancient cultures as a source of sustainable energy. In fact, “chia” Read More

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Good-for-you collard greens + recipe

Collard greens are a traditional Southern embellishment to soups, stews, and entrées. This leafy green vegetable Read More

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Juicing for good health

Juicing is an ideal way to nourish your body with the important nutrients found in nature’s Read More

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Avocado Info + a Recipe!

It seems like everyone we know loves California avocados. A culinary superfood, avocados provide up to Read More

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Supplement Tips for Children

Many of our patients ask about the benefit of a nutritional supplement for their children. Ideally, Read More

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Dates – Nature’s Easter Egg?

The Easter egg hunts are on, and all of the candy that comes with the hunt. Read More

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Cinnamon – The blood sugar friend

Those concerned about blood sugar levels, here’s a tip for you. Cinnamon revives our senses with Read More

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Watch Out for Added Sugar

Do you drink ‘no added sugar’ soda? Do you think low-sugar, high protein ‘nutrition bars’ are Read More

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Using Rose Hips for Wellness

There’s nothing like a rose to stimulate feelings of wellbeing. And nothing quite like rose hip Read More

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Awesome Avocado

There are so many reasons – and so many ways – to love avocado. A culinary Read More

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Facts About Flaxseed

While research results are mixed around flaxseed and its ability to reduce menopausal symptoms, there are Read More

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The Benefits of Cayenne

A popular ingredient for giving a kick to salsa and other dishes, Cayenne has numerous health Read More

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Chili Peppers and Weight Loss?

Bite into a hot pepper, or chilis, and you’ll instantly feel the ‘flame effect.’ But can Read More

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Your Heart Loves Garlic

It may not smell like a lily, but Garlic (Allium sativum) is an edible bulb from Read More

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Detoxing Tea for Liver Support

Sipping detox tea may help nourish your liver and support the body’s natural process; eliminating toxins Read More

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Go Wild with Dandelions

You might not want dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) dappled across your lawn, but you definitely want to Read More

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The Endless Uses of Hawthorn

Hawthorn, also known as Maybush, is a thorny shrub found on hillsides and in sunlit woodsey Read More

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The Healing Powers of Pomegranates

Inside a lumpy, thick-skinned pomegranate you’ll find a treasure of jewel-like arils-ruby seeds surrounded by sacks Read More

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Diet Resolutions for 2017

Too many of us have become Eco-Zombies… careless about the relationship between the health of the Read More

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Save Money & Reduce Footprint

Each day, Americans toss out enough food to fill the Rose Bowl stadium! As much as Read More

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Building a Healthy Immune System

It is important to have a healthy immune system in order for your body to deal with Read More

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Why Eggplant’s So Good For You

Eggplant is a favorite in vegan and omnivore cuisine because it can be baked, roasted, grilled, used Read More

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Motherwort’s Effects on Stress

Motherwort is a plant in the mint family. It gets its name from its ancient use: Read More

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Food Connection to Mind & Body

What we eat and the amount of food has a direct impact on our physical health. Read More

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Health Benefits of Green Tea

When it gets below 60 degrees in Bakersfield, it’s cold. Going for a hot green tea Read More

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Why Your Body Likes Brocolli

Broccoli is the superhero of vegetables, containing a powerhouse of nutrients beneficial for digestion, heart health, Read More

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The Skinny on Pumpkin

Everywhere we go we see pumpkin-this and pumpkin-spice that. It’s no wonder! Pumpkin is delicious. And Read More

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The Power of Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato is a powerhouse of nutrition. This vibrant orange tuber is rich in vitamins, antioxidants, Read More

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Happy Halloween!

My son went trick or treating with his preschool this morning.  By 10:30am he’d accumulated his body weight Read More

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Help Out Your Ghosts & Goblins

Halloween is just days away.  I am probably too late in my posting to sway you Read More

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The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen

Every year the Environmental Working Group puts out a list of the top twelve fruits and Read More

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Medicinal Mushroom Blend

For thousands of years, practitioners of Eastern Medicine, Native Americans and indigenous cultures have used specific Read More

Healthy Food
Organic Wild Mushroom Risotto

Traditionally an Autumn favorite, wild mushroom risotto can be enjoyed year-round. It’s an excellent meal on Read More

Healthy Food
The Nutritional Benefits of Mushrooms

Last week we discussed some Holistic ways to boost immunity, listing one way as including mushrooms in Read More

Healthy Food
Overfed and Undernourished

You may have heard it said that Americans are “Overfed and Undernourished” (apparently there is a Read More

Healthy Food
Holistic Ways to Boost Immunity

The Great Defender: That’s our immune system, uniquely designed to keep us healthy and defend against Read More

Feeling Better Healthy Food
“Bee” Healthy with Royal Jelly

For centuries, traditional healers have used Royal Jelly to address a wide range of concerns – Read More

Healthy Food
Figs: A Mythological Fruit

One of the “Seven Spices of Israel” and referenced in many religious texts as a sacred Read More

Healthy Food
Minerals Essential to a Healthy Body

  From the hair on your head to the bones that support you and the blood Read More

Healthy Food
Stinging Nettle

A European culinary favorite… Stinging Nettle’s spinach-like greens are remarkably nutritious. One cup of Nettle is Read More

Healthy Food
Chia Seeds Powerhouse

Chia seeds were prized by ancient cultures as a source of sustainable energy. In fact, “chia” Read More

Healthy Food
Good-for-you collard greens + recipe

Collard greens are a traditional Southern embellishment to soups, stews, and entrées. This leafy green vegetable Read More

Healthy Food recipes
Juicing for good health

Juicing is an ideal way to nourish your body with the important nutrients found in nature’s Read More

Healthy Food
Avocado Info + a Recipe!

It seems like everyone we know loves California avocados. A culinary superfood, avocados provide up to Read More

Healthy Food recipes
Supplement Tips for Children

Many of our patients ask about the benefit of a nutritional supplement for their children. Ideally, Read More

Family Healthy Food Supplements
Dates – Nature’s Easter Egg?

The Easter egg hunts are on, and all of the candy that comes with the hunt. Read More

Healthy Food
Cinnamon – The blood sugar friend

Those concerned about blood sugar levels, here’s a tip for you. Cinnamon revives our senses with Read More

Healthy Food Supplements
Watch Out for Added Sugar

Do you drink ‘no added sugar’ soda? Do you think low-sugar, high protein ‘nutrition bars’ are Read More

Healthy Food
Using Rose Hips for Wellness

There’s nothing like a rose to stimulate feelings of wellbeing. And nothing quite like rose hip Read More

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Awesome Avocado

There are so many reasons – and so many ways – to love avocado. A culinary Read More

Healthy Food
Facts About Flaxseed

While research results are mixed around flaxseed and its ability to reduce menopausal symptoms, there are Read More

Healthy Food
The Benefits of Cayenne

A popular ingredient for giving a kick to salsa and other dishes, Cayenne has numerous health Read More

Healthy Food
Chili Peppers and Weight Loss?

Bite into a hot pepper, or chilis, and you’ll instantly feel the ‘flame effect.’ But can Read More

Healthy Food
Your Heart Loves Garlic

It may not smell like a lily, but Garlic (Allium sativum) is an edible bulb from Read More

Healthy Food
Detoxing Tea for Liver Support

Sipping detox tea may help nourish your liver and support the body’s natural process; eliminating toxins Read More

Healthy Food
Go Wild with Dandelions

You might not want dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) dappled across your lawn, but you definitely want to Read More

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The Endless Uses of Hawthorn

Hawthorn, also known as Maybush, is a thorny shrub found on hillsides and in sunlit woodsey Read More

Healthy Food
The Healing Powers of Pomegranates

Inside a lumpy, thick-skinned pomegranate you’ll find a treasure of jewel-like arils-ruby seeds surrounded by sacks Read More

Healthy Food
Diet Resolutions for 2017

Too many of us have become Eco-Zombies… careless about the relationship between the health of the Read More

Healthy Food Holiday Eating
Save Money & Reduce Footprint

Each day, Americans toss out enough food to fill the Rose Bowl stadium! As much as Read More

Healthy Food
Building a Healthy Immune System

It is important to have a healthy immune system in order for your body to deal with Read More

Feeling Better Healthy Food Holiday Eating
Why Eggplant’s So Good For You

Eggplant is a favorite in vegan and omnivore cuisine because it can be baked, roasted, grilled, used Read More

Healthy Food Holiday Eating
Motherwort’s Effects on Stress

Motherwort is a plant in the mint family. It gets its name from its ancient use: Read More

Feeling Better Healthy Food
Food Connection to Mind & Body

What we eat and the amount of food has a direct impact on our physical health. Read More

Food Allergies Healthy Food Holiday Eating
Health Benefits of Green Tea

When it gets below 60 degrees in Bakersfield, it’s cold. Going for a hot green tea Read More

Healthy Food
Why Your Body Likes Brocolli

Broccoli is the superhero of vegetables, containing a powerhouse of nutrients beneficial for digestion, heart health, Read More

Healthy Food
The Skinny on Pumpkin

Everywhere we go we see pumpkin-this and pumpkin-spice that. It’s no wonder! Pumpkin is delicious. And Read More

Healthy Food Holiday Eating
The Power of Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato is a powerhouse of nutrition. This vibrant orange tuber is rich in vitamins, antioxidants, Read More

Healthy Food
Happy Halloween!

My son went trick or treating with his preschool this morning.  By 10:30am he’d accumulated his body weight Read More

Feeling Better GMOs Healthy Food
Help Out Your Ghosts & Goblins

Halloween is just days away.  I am probably too late in my posting to sway you Read More

Healthy Food
The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen

Every year the Environmental Working Group puts out a list of the top twelve fruits and Read More

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