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Healing Your Body

What’s in season? Kohlrabi in January

Kohlrabi – not be confused with Calamari – is a vegetable that belongs to the cabbage family together with broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts and, yes, you guessed it right, cabbage. It also goes by the name German turnip and it’s native to Europe. Kohlrabi is a cool season vegetable and prefers a tempered climate. Too much sun exposure will make it hard and woody. Kohlrabi is not a root …Read More

Celebrate the Healing Power of Nature in October

Washington, DC – October 7, 2016 – Washington, DC residents will have an unparalleled opportunity to realize the benefits of their health from naturopathic medicine during Naturopathic Medicine Week, October 10th – 16th. Naturopathic doctors partner with the District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation in “Funky Fitness First Fridays”, an event free to the public, at Wilson Pool 4552 Fort Dr. NW Washington, DC 20016 from 5-8:30pm. Participants …Read More

Why do I feel this way?

Do you want to get off depression/anxiety medicine? Did you know there are other factors involved besides brain chemistry? It’s so much more than how much serotonin and dopamine you have in your brain; that’s the end result. You need to think about how to make those neurotransmitters in the first place so they can do their job. It starts with genetics. Often you can see trends in family history …Read More

Why eat local and seasonal food?

Well, there are many benefits for you and for our planet to eat locally grown food. And by the way, when you eat local food you always eat “in season”. Let’s take a closer look at these benefits: More nutrients and flavor. Locally grown food can be harvested when it’s ripe compared to produce that has to endure long shipping and has to be harvested long before its prime time. …Read More