Over the course of the years here on the NFP site, you have seen many words and articles related to proper foods and portions for health as well as how the role of herbs plays a big role in the maintaining of essential Vital Life Force. Equally as important though, is the way we move … More Exercise as Medicine.
Taking care of the physical brain-in relation to the overall outlook on health and nutrition is perhaps one of the most overlooked aspects of medicine today. Even in Naturopathic circles, at times, the discussion on brain health may be spoken of as a side conversation in relation to another illness or a latent outcome that … More Maintaining Proper Brain Health.
Often times, many of us only experience severe coughing in while in the midst of going through a severe cold or illness, but are able to recover and rebound after the cold or illness has run its course. But for those continuing to experience regular and persistent coughing long after a cold and throughout the … More Dealing With A Persistent Cough.
*(Photo Credit: Conscious Reminder). At this stage in our develop as a Human Race, there should be no question as to if our thoughts and perceptions about the world, happiness and health; can directly impact our actual physical state. But it still seems that this connection in the medical field is slowly emerging in terms … More Making The Mind-Body Connection.
At some time or another in our upbringing we learned early of the foods that we like, the ones we love and the ones that we would rather not eat, or better yet, flat out avoid. As we age, often times our tastes change as we get exposed to different cultures, experience illness or vast … More Understanding Food Aversions for Today’s World.
There has been a lot of interest lately in herbs and spices that are originating out of the continent of India and the surrounding regions; Ashwagandha is one of those herbs that people can’t seem to stop talking about. In this time when more people are looking to heal themselves naturally, Ashwagandha is one … More Ashwagandha-An Important Herb for Our Time.
While Hippocrates most certainly was not the inventor of the concept of Do No Harm (It’s actual teaching roots trace back to African healing), this principle as it stands is a honorable one; and one that some health care practitioners treat with respect and some who choose not to do so. The Hippocratic Oath, … More Do No Harm.
There are a number of diseases that have increased in volume; ailments that are now much more common it seems or would appear that many people have come to accept them as a normal part of living these days. In this time more recently, this nation has seen a super increase in the amount of … More The Holistic Position on Type 2 Diabetes.
The sources of the stress that we experience in our lives are sometimes not always obvious, but the effects in how it plays out in our life are often times very obvious. Stress can affect the body on so many different levels ranging from improper digestion, to poor assimilation of nutrients as well as even … More Best Foods and Holistic Pathways to Combating Stress.
Now that the New Year has begun in full swing and many of you are on your new exercise regimen at the gym or at home, it serves to be proactive to stop a weight loss plateau before it even happens. It very well may be possible that you already had experienced a weight loss … More Dealing with Weight-Loss Plateaus from the Beginning: Strength Training.