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  • Posted By:

    Kirsten West

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    Integrative Cancer Support

The importance of dietary intake cannot be underestimated when it comes to preventing and managing cancer. Research continues to elucidate the link between low sugar/high protein/healthy fat diets and cancer prevention/chemoprevention. Understanding just how to stabalize blood sugar and retrict dietary intake of sugar is of high importance in our society. Below is one of several abstracts linking the type of dietary intake (limited...
  • Posted By:

    Kirsten West

  • Category:

    Integrative Cancer Support

Another case for assuring correct supplement/herbal use with your Naturopathic Doctor. from Science Now (8.9.2013): Common Herbal Supplement Linked to Cancer Carsten Niehaus/Creative Commons Vicious vine. Leafy, flowery vines called Aristolochia are used in an herbal supplement that may cause cancer. SHANGHAI, CHINA—Many people turn to herbal supplements to improve their health. In China, belief in traditional medicine is so strong that pharmac...
Bisphosphonates are used in the treatment of low calcium states, such as Osteopenia/osteoporosis. Bisphosponates such as Fosamax, Boniva, Actonel are examples of this class of drugs. Years ago studies began to show that these drugs actually caused bisphosphonate osteonecrosis of the jaw. Osteonecrosis is a fancy word for cellular death of bone tissue. Studies have shown that this happens because these medications so commonly prescribed for women ...
Today is day 1 of the 4 week Dietbet program! Many times today I heard a voice in my head say, "Its only day 1, a few crackers is not going to make a difference", or another voice saying, "Its only the first day, I dont have to exercise today, I will start tomorrow." These messages are so defeating! I had to coach myself away from the crackers with peanutbutter and then make myself go for a run this morning. It was going to be so easy to just sit...
  • Posted By:

    Steve Parcell

Naturopathy: Underground medicine no more By Steve Parcell POSTED:   08/10/2013 01:00:00 AM MDT In June our governor signed HB 13-1111 concerning the regulation of naturopathic doctors, allowing them to run tests, diagnose and treat patients legally. The Colorado Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CoAND) had been working towards regulation of naturopathic doctors since submitting its first sunrise application in 1992. These regulation...