April Flowers Bring Medicinal Powers

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 30 seconds It’s hard to ignore the sight of the first spring flowers in April. After a long, barren, grey winter, the appearance of colorful flowers dotting the landscape can bring a smile and a sense of relief that winter is over. Historically, spring flowers were a sign to […]

From Prebiotic to Probiotic: 4 Steps to a Healthy Microbiome


Average Reading Time: 6 minutes and 42 seconds With the discovery of the microbiome, a new frontier in science and health care was born. While still in its infancy, there is compelling evidence suggesting numerous health benefits of taking probiotics. While the benefits of probiotics were once thought to be restricted to gut and digestive […]

Know Thy Blood Sugar, Know Thyself

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 1 second The Pre-Diabetes Epidemic A recent CDC report stated that nearly 1/3 of the American public (79 million) are pre-diabetic and over 90% of them (73 million) are not aware that they are pre-diabetic. (1, 2) New research is suggesting that fasting blood sugar levels still within the […]

Episode 20: Getting Back Into The Kitchen with Emma Frisch and John Douillard


Date: Monday, May 11th Time: 5:30pm MT (4:30pm Pacific, 6:30pm Central, 7:30 Eastern) Register here to watch the airing of the video podcast on May 11th! Join us for the airing of a lively and inspiring video podcast between Emma Frisch, Food Network Star, and Dr. John. Emma asks Dr. John questions she has as […]

Take Action This Earth Day

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 40 seconds Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22nd this year… what can you do to show your love for our planet? Aren’t we lucky to be on a beautiful planet with seasons that are perfectly designed to support all life? This Earth Day, let’s show some appreciation for this […]

The Science of Tongue Scraping with Copper


Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 39 seconds As the function of the microbiota of the mouth becomes more understood, ancient techniques to support oral hygiene are becoming more popular. One practice backed by numerous studies is called tongue scraping (Jihwa Prakshalana). Tongue scraping is the simple practice of scraping your tongue before brushing your […]

Why You Can’t Sleep: The Dark Side of Blue Light

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 16 seconds Over the past 50 years, there has been a decline in the average duration and quality of sleep that has been linked to a variety of health concerns. (1) In a recent study, 1508 subjects were surveyed for reading off electronic devices before bed. They found that […]

Hiring: Staff Accountant

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Looking for an outstanding Staff Accountant who will intelligently, efficiently and compassionately apply the principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties. Responsible for handling the fundamental aspects for our financial recordkeeping, including recording transactions, managing accounts payable and receivable, reconciling bank statements, and completing monthly and/or […]

To Graze Or Not To Graze? It’s Not Really A Question.

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 29 seconds According to ancient Ayurveda, eating is best done during daylight hours. Interestingly, science is now suggesting that the most common eating pattern in modern society – 3 meals plus snacks every day – is abnormal from an evolutionary standpoint. (2) There is an old saying that goes, “When […]

3 Ways to Boost Brain Function


Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 58 seconds Insidiously, adult Americans may be losing up to .4% of their brain volume due to brain atrophy (brain shrinkage) each year. (1) While these levels of brain shrinkage are a major concern, researchers believe that this trend can be slowed or possibly stopped. (4) Researchers have linked […]