Could your child have an ear infection?

Posted April 28, 2015 | Immunity, kids

By: Lisa Yang, ND More than 80% of children in the United states have at least one episode of acute ear infection by 3 years of age. In 2000, there were 16 million visits to physicians for acute ear infections in children.  And it is among the most common diseases that lead to treatment with… read more

Inspiring Spring Produce

Posted April 21, 2015 | Nutrition & Health Tips, recipes, Uncategorized

Spring has finally arrived! The tulips are in bloom, the sun is starting to shine, and the wonderful smells of spring are filling the air. A new season means new seasonal produce options and the opening of farmers markets. Snap yourself out of the winter blues by changing up some of your meals to incorporate… read more

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Spring Angries? Allergies, Histamine and Behaviors

Posted March 25, 2015 | Allergies, Immunity, kids

One of the questions that I get asked quite a bit is, “ Why does my child seem to get so much worse during the Spring?” And, by worse, it is generally meant, an increase in aggression, hyperactivity, and general poor regulation. I have reflected quite a bit as to what some of the underlying… read more

Bacteria: Friends not Foes

Posted March 13, 2015 | Nutrition & Health Tips

We carry 100,000 trillion bacteria around with us everyday. There are more bacteria in our bodies than human cells! I know what you might be thinking, aren’t these organisms bad and make us sick? While certain species can make us sick some can be beneficial. These beneficial organisms are symbiotic bacteria that provide nutrients, aid… read more

Hydrotherapy and boosting the immune system

Posted January 18, 2015 | kids

By Lisa Yang, ND The winter season can be a hard time on our immune systems, especially when everyone in the family catches a cold.  Staying hydrated, eating nutrient and vitamin dense foods and taking supplements are all great ways to support the immune system.  But there are additional at home therapies that can be… read more

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