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Naturopathic Medicine: Gentle, Science-based Medicine
Naturopathic Medicine: Gentle, Science-based Medicine

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People who consume lots of fiber are less likely to suffer from hypertension, diabetes, dementia, depression, and functional disability - so why aren't American's eating enough?

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/01/just-eat-more-fiber/550082/

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"BPA is commonly found in packaging used for snack foods and drinks, canned foods, and plastic water bottles. The chemical is absorbed by the body through direct contact or by ingestion. Concern was raised by the medical community and the public health sector after research seemed to indicate that BPA increases the risk of many health issues including diabetes, heart disease, and obesity." #glass #plastic #BPA

https://www.healthcentral.com/article/is-it-time-to-choose-glass-obesity-plastic-link

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Just as in other creatures, human metabolism and hormone levels are affected by lunar phases, so consuming seeds in a cyclical way throughout the month is a natural way to support hormone production and balance for men and women. A few tips:

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Known as “the second brain” of the body, the GI system lining houses hundreds of millions of neurons (the enteric nervous system) which manage the digestive process from swallowing to nutrient absorption to elimination. Learn more:

http://www.benchmarkclinic.com/how-do-naturopathic-doctors-diagnose-treat-digestive-complaints/

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NDs’ understanding of food as medicine, passion for nutrition, and rigorous #nutrition training enables them to go beyond offering patients dietary guidelines. Learn more:

http://www.benchmarkclinic.com/what-advanced-nutrition-training-do-naturopathic-doctors-receive/
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