Category Archives: Integrative Medicine

Therapeutic Fasting and Chemo Side Effects

Supporting the whole person and managing the side effects of chemo is important in cancer care.

Listen as Dr Dave Allderdice, ND, FABNO, explores how nausea, fatigue, hair loss, neuropathy, vomiting and other chemo side effects can be reduced by utilizing therapeutic fasting along-side treatment.  Learn how naturopathic doctors support the whole person and provide healthy building blocks during cancer care.  Dr Alderdice also shares the importance of nourishing the body in-between chemo to undergo treatment in as healthy a manner as possible.

Naturopathic Integrative Cancer Care

Dr Tina Kaczor talks about how naturopathic physicians provide an integrative approach to cancer care. Their whole person approach addresses many concerns that conventional medicine cannot. Listen as Dr Kaczor talks about ways to lessen side effects of cancer treatment such as nausea. Hear more about the importance of gut health, immune support and simple lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of recurrence.

Turmeric: A Top Superfood

Cacao, goji berries, coconut oil, kale — it seems like everyone is talking about their favorite superfoods lately.

One of the most versatile superfoods may be turmeric. This bright yellow spice from India is a remarkable botanical that’s been shown in studies to support numerous areas of health.

With so many important benefits and so much research behind it, we should all be adding more of this colorful spice to our daily routine. Here are some of our favorite reasons why:

Supports Immunity– Studies have shown that saponins, compounds found in high concentrations in turmeric, help to support the immune system — making the popular spice an especially potent dietary addition for year-round health.* Continue reading