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In the past week both New Mexico and Idaho have passed legislation to license Naturopathic Doctors in their respective states. The combined vote tally for these two bills to pass was 92 in favor, 3 opposed, and 1 absent. That’s some impressive support!...

5 Kid Focused Healthy Holiday Tips

Holiday season is a time for families to come together and celebrate. These celebrations typically include special gatherings, recipes, and foods. Almost every parent observes changes in their kids’ behavior resulting from eating holiday foods loaded with sugar,...

Ideas for Raising Children with Healthy Habits

Summer is right around the corner and for many kids this means freedom. We can’t protect children from everything, nor is it a good idea to – lessons from getting hurt or failing can be vital to character development. But if we want children to have the best chance of...

A Celebration of Naturopathic Medicine

On September 10, 2013, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution (Sen. Res. 221) designating October 7 – October 13 as Naturopathic Medicine Week. The resolution recognizes the value of naturopathic medicine in providing “safe, effective, and affordable...

Jump Start the New Year with a New You

The annual number one resolution of all time is to lose weight and get healthy. After indulging in festivities from November to January and enjoying all those sugary food and drinks, those pesky extra pounds have probably found your waistline. Participating in a...

Heartburn Q&A

1) What causes heartburn? “Heartburn” or acid reflux, occurs when pressure from your stomach triggers the opening of the lower part of your esophagus (called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES)) and lets acidic stomach contents back up and cause burning...

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Coconut Banana Pudding

Author: Dr. Sonja Fung Here’s my dilemma. I’m going to my friend’s house for thanksgiving dinner and their children are gluten-free and dairy-free and I’m bringing dessert! One of my favorite thanksgiving treats is southern-style banana pudding. So after scouring the...

Family Health Q&A

1. I’m having a difficult time deciding what to pack for my kid’s school lunches. What are some healthy, easy options? When packing lunches include a protein, veggie, fruit and carbohydrate. Proteins can come in more sources than just lunch meat. Peanut butter and...

Start your school year right with A+ answers.

In preparation for the school year and cold/flu season, what are the best immune building foods? Nutrition is the foundation of health. Make food your medicine, and medicine your food. Generally foods high in vitamin c and antioxidants are great immune boosters. Some...

The Importance of Adrenal Support

What are your adrenal glands and what do they do for you? Your adrenal glands sit on top of your kidneys like a little hat. Adrenal glands work with the brain to mediate stress, produce energy, maintain weight and metabolism, control blood pressure, and secrete...

Achieving Your New Year’s Resolutions

Author: Dr. Sonja Fung, ND The new year is coming once again and resolutions are stacking up; promises that sometimes never make it through the first month but manage to make the resolution list every single year. We always expect a better year than the last one, and...