Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family


Signs of a Healthy Bowel Movement

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 17, 2012

As a naturopathic doctor, I am always asking patients about their bowel movements. Bowel movements are a window into the state of health of your whole body.  In fact, according to the International Institute of Nutrition Research, the health of your colon is a major… Read More

The Anti-Cancer Diet

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 15, 2012

The Anti- Cancer Diet by Dr. Sarah Axtell. ND Cancer is a disease that is commonly believed to be preventable. All cancers are a result of multiple mutations. These mutations are due to interaction with the environment. Genes, on the other hand, have… Read More

Inflammation Busters: Fish Oil vs. Flax Seeds

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 14, 2012

Naturopathic doctors have historically recognized inflammation as the root cause of most chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer. Today, doctors in the allopathic or conventional paradigm now also recognize inflammation as an underlying cause of cardiovascular disease. The therapeutic benefits of fish… Read More

Immune-Strengthening Soup

By Sarah Axtell, ND on December 26, 2011

After a lot of traveling and the usual hustle-and-bustle of the holidays, my family is feeling a bit under the weather. My 3-year-old daughter and husband have a cough and a cold, and I am feeling a tickle in my throat on the verge of… Read More

Natural Solutions to Enhance Fertility

By Sarah Axtell, ND on December 11, 2011

Difficulty conceiving is becoming increasingly more common. According to the CDC and Prevention 2002 data, approx. 12% of women between 15 and 44 have impaired fertility. And according to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, one in seven couples have difficulty conceiving. Infertility is defined… Read More

Coconut: a Super-food

By Sarah Axtell, ND on November 1, 2011

Coconut is a true super-food. It is not only delicious, but it also has many health benefits. Here are 5 reasons to indulge in the tropical fruit. 1. In the past, coconut has gotten a bad rap due to its saturated fat intake. Saturated fat… Read More

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