Can You Reverse Type 2 Diabetes? | Alternative Medicine Kalamazoo MI

As a naturopathic doctor who is regularly involved in holistic and natural health interventions, I often find myself working with patients who have been told by other “health care providers” that they must be on medication forever, that there is no cure, or that there is “nothing else that can be done” for them.  The […]

Hormone Help Basics

There is a huge number of hormone/endocrine challenges in the United States today.  Hormone imbalances have several causes and can impact the entire body; however, they specifically impact the reproductive organs, thyroid, liver and brain.  These issues are causing trouble in the health of both men and women, young and old.  The implications are wide […]

You Ate It… But Did You Digest It?

Digestion and assimilation are some of the most important keys to health.  If you can’t digest your food, even if you eat the healthiest diet available, you will eventually suffer greatly due to the lack of nutrition that’s actually able to be used by the body. Also, did you know that for most people, about […]

Are You a Coffee Addict?

Coffee does have some beneficial properties but it’s important to look at the big picture.  The benefits from coffee can easily be gained in other healthier ways that don’t also have negative/harmful side effects. Read on… Coffee, like any food or drink, varies a great deal in its nutritional value based on the quality and […]

Can’t Lose Weight? There’s always a reason!

Having a hard time losing weight?  I know…it can be SO frustrating.  I have been there. But more importantly, I have had the privilege of helping TONS of people JUST LIKE YOU reach their ideal weight for good!  There are a few uncommon things to consider that may help you along the way:  Weight is […]

The Secrets of Cleansing and Fasting

Cleansing is an important part of any balanced health program.  Fasting is a GREAT way to cleanse.  For the purpose of this article, please allow me to redefine fasting simply as “abstaining from certain substances for a given period of time for the purpose of strengthening and cleansing the body.”  Given this definition, you could […]

Keto– What’s the Big Deal?

The “Keto” diet has taken the nation by storm and is the latest fad diet as it pertains to weight loss.  Let’s start out with a basic definition to ensure we are on the same page.  Keto is short for ketosis, which is the term used when the body uses fat for fuel as opposed […]

Your Symptoms are NOT Normal

I used to own a health food store and people would come in asking, “What do I take for XYZ?” There’s a tendency to look for a quick remedy that will get us out of pain, not realizing that there’s a REASON for the pain!  It’s understandable to want out of pain—  symptoms are no […]