Do I Need to Take Supplements FOREVER?

Do I need to take supplements forever?  This is a common question that I get when I speak at events and from clients.  It’s a fair question and one that I enjoy talking through. The quick answer is: Yes, most likely.  But this post will discuss the why around this topic as well as some […]

The Best Hummus Ever

Beans are for sure an overlooked superfood.  They are loaded with fiber, protein and lots of vitamins, minerals and other healing plant chemicals.  They’re inexpensive and can be a great base for a healthy and easy meal. In this post, I want to give you one of my favorite ways to eat beans…hummus!  I used […]

Nutritional Wisdom: Integrating Holistic Approaches With a Naturopath in Kalamazoo, MI

Herbs and spices on a table with a mortar and pestle, ready for a Naturopathic Doctor.

Holistic medicine has been gaining popularity in recent years, as more people seek the help of an alternative doctor who can provide natural options that differ from conventional healthcare. If you are looking for a holistic doctor in Kalamazoo, MI or an alternative medicine doctor near MI, consider New Hope Health. Unleashing the Power of […]

Medication or Meditation?

Medication or Meditation?

Most of the people who come to me for help, are doing so because they are motivated to heal themselves in some way and prefer to do it naturally as opposed to using medications, surgeries and other invasive procedures.  I love this about what I do and about the clients I work with! But even […]

Am I Sick or Do I Just Need to Detox?

Am I Sick or Do I Just Need to Detox?

Believe it or not, I get this question often from friends, family and clients.  Detoxing has become a popular and exciting topic that many people want to get in on.  There are of course so many gimmicks, quick-fix supplements and all kinds of money to be made around this topic.  It can be hard to […]

Getting More Protein on a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet

Getting More Protein on a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet

Protein is important, especially for tissue repair…you need protein to repair broken down muscle fibers after working out as well as for repairing the immune system after a fight with a given pathogen.  It’s also really important for helping reduce body fat.  Needless to say, it’s a key macronutrient.  If you want more info on […]

Pour on the Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a much-loved warming spice that has many uses.  A warming spice means that it tends to warm the body (sort of like hot peppers) from the inside.  This is why it can be great to add to smoothies in the winter.  Your smoothie is usually cold, but the cinnamon’s heat can help counter […]

Upgraded Coconut Yogurt…It’s What’s for Dinner!

Sometimes you need food that is quick, but you still want it to taste amazing and also not leave you with a food hangover in the night or the next morning. If you love thick creamy yogurt but are avoiding sugar and dairy, look no further…   I have found this lovely yogurt from GT’s […]

Wild Mocktails and Creamy Milk Shakes

Between the parties and the cold weather, the drink game changes this time of year!   Especially if your schedule includes tons of social gatherings, there can be a lot of temptation to drink what everyone else is drinking just because everyone else is drinking it. You don’t have to wreck your health, feed addictions, […]

Weight Loss Doctor in Portage, MI: Kickstarting Your Health Transformation

Weight Loss Doctor in Portage, MI: Kickstarting Your Health Transformation

When it comes to shedding pounds and embracing a healthier lifestyle, finding the right weight loss doctor in Portage, MI, can make all the difference. It’s not just about losing weight—it’s about transforming your health from the inside out and restoring your radiance. Why Choose a Weight Loss Doctor? Weight loss is a personal and […]

New Year’s Resolutions- Time to Trade the Hustle for Some Self Care?

This is a hot topic in January…but let’s get a jump on it now, before the New Year hits.  Although there so much to be said on this, I want to highlight a few things that may prove helpful in thinking through what changes you actually want to commit to. I’m not in love with […]

The Benefits of Alternative Medicine in Kalamazoo, MI

When traditional medicine falls short, alternative medicine in Kalamazoo, MI, presents a refreshing path to wellness. This approach is gaining traction for its ability to balance the whole person—mind, body, and spirit. The Power of Naturopathic/holistic Healing Alternative medicine takes a comprehensive view of health. Unlike conventional methods focusing solely on symptoms, this approach seeks […]