Category Archives: Nutrition

Apr 19

Keeping it clean – Avoiding pesticides in our food

Every year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes a list of the fruits and vegetables found to have the most and the least pesticide residues. These are called “The Dirty Dozen” and “The Clean Fifteen!” Why are these lists important to Dr. Patti and I? Because we feel too little is known about the impact […]

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  • 5 Foods in a Naturopathic Doctor’s Grocery Cart

    28 August 2015

    We all do it….as we stand in line waiting to check out at the grocery store, we glance to see what others are buying. Knowing what we know about foods and our health, it is

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  • Vitamin D and Your Health

    20 August 2015

    There is no doubt that Vitamin D is important for optimal health.  In addition to its well-known roles in improving the body’s immune function and preventing and treating oste

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  • Vitamin D in Pregnancy and Infancy

    05 August 2015

    Over the last weekend in June, the Naturopathic Doctors at Vive Integrative Health Group attended the biennial Health Fusion conference – an interesting and informative confere

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  • Getting Value from your Nutritional Supplements

    24 September 2014

    One would hope that Natural Health Products, especially common ones like multivitamins, provide health benefit to the consumer, and certainly not harm. A recent article by GreenM

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  • Eat To Defeat Cancer

    18 August 2014

    Of course our diet is exceptionally important to health. Recently we stumbled upon a very interesting TED lecture explaining some of the science as to HOW our diet is important t

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  • Eating Organic

    13 June 2014

    Recently the Environmental Working Group published its 2011 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. On behalf of Vive Integrative Health Group and environmental medicine

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