• Exercise,  General,  Immune System,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management,  Vitamins,  Women's Health

    Get Your Immune System Fall-Ready

    Are you having a Surreal September? Our traditional season of going back to school and starting new work projects definitely has a few twists this year. We face many unknowns, but here’s what we do know: our immune system is always more vulnerable in fall. And the stress of the constant pivoting of the last several months has inevitably taken its toll.  September is the perfect time to get started supporting your immune army. Let’s take a look at why…

  • Blog,  Nutrition

    The Toss Up: An Orange and A Vitamin C Tablet, do they both land equally?

    This takes me back to 1st year botanical medicine within my Naturopathic medical education.  My professor was highlighting the concept of synergy among plants, and how together the pieces together are greater than the whole. Within botanical medicine, and through diet, parts of the plants (or constituents) can work together, and play off each other, augmenting an outcome that surpasses what would be expected with the individual parts on their own. This leads to the example that my professor provided. …