Author Archive | ladyhawknut

You usually get what you pay for

As a Traditional Naturopath there all kinds of different people who ask my advice. There are many people who have relatively serious health conditions, and for these people I usually suggest that they make an appointment to sit down with me for enough time to figure out the likely causes of their condition(s) and suggest […]

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What happens at an herb class?

Whew! What a weekend! June 16-17, this past weekend, Mr. Darryl Patton came up to lovely Saugatuck, Michigan to teach a two-day herbal class. He’s been doing this particular class since 2007 and every year we learn more, exciting, and amazing things about our wonderful world of herbs. Since many people can’t even imagine what […]

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Paleo Exercise

So you probably know about the paleo diet, right? It’s the common sense diet that states that we all should eat like our ancestors did hundreds of years ago, with nothing but fresh, organic, seasonal, whole, unprocessed foods and drinks. You might’ve heard that I recently wrote a book about it 😉 I was wondering […]

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What is a Naturopath?

“But what do you do?” That’s a question I get a lot, so I thought I’d let you know just what I do in case you’re wondering too. I’m a Naturopath, or nature doctor. ND’s like me never prescribe; we teach. We try to find the cause of a disease or health concern then teach […]

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Beating The Winter Blues

“The Winter Blues” are real, clinically called SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is especially prevalent here in West Michigan where we are covered with lake effect clouds from mid-December through March or later. Since there is a lot of clinical proof that a lack of vitamin D can cause mild depression in many people, […]

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A Very Paleo Holiday

The Paleo Diet, in short, is when we eat like our ancestors ate hundreds of years ago. So this diet is high in whole roasted meats and seafood, lots of vegetables, fruits in season, and a few whole grains. Everything is made from scratch using fresh ingredients, and little is wasted. Wait… do you know […]

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Better With Age

I am 50 years old. I am a woman and proud to be 50 years old. Driving in my car this morning I realized that I am more beautiful today than I was when I was half this age. I am happier than I was when I was 25. I am more confident, healthier, eat […]

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