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Passionflower 101: The Naturopathic Kitchen

Passionflower 101: The Naturopathic Kitchen

Passionflower has a rich history of use dating back to pre-historic times. Seeds that are thousands of years old have been discovered in Virginia, where the Algonquian Indians thrived. It is considered a weed despite the wealth of health benefits passiflora affords, and can thrive in disturbed land and poor soil. By and large, passionflower’s health effects come from its profound, yet gentle calming effects. Let’s take a closer look at how it can be used to aid your health.

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Licorice Root 101: The Naturopathic Kitchen

Licorice Root 101: The Naturopathic Kitchen

Licorice root has a long history of use as a medicinal and flavor enhancing plant that has stood the test of time and rigors of modern scientific inquiry. Throughout history it has been appreciated for its sweet flavor which comes from the glycyrrhiza—a compound fifty times sweeter than sugar! Find out how licorice can benefit your health!

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Dr. JoAnn Yanez on KCAA 10/10/18

Dr. JoAnn Yanez on KCAA 10/10/18

Dr. JoAnn Yanez, AANMC executive director, joins KCAA’s NBC LA affiliate “On the Brink” to discuss fertility, pregnancy, infant loss and how naturopathic medicine can help you through each step of the pregnancy journey.

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Naturopathic Approaches to Bullying Prevention

Naturopathic Approaches to Bullying Prevention

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Learn how naturopathic approaches to nutrition and exercise can regulate mood and mental health to reduce aggressive tendencies and prevent children from developing bullying behavior.

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Black Cherry 101: The Naturopathic Kitchen

Black Cherry 101: The Naturopathic Kitchen

Black cherries are among the sweeter varieties of cherries and despite the name, they can range in color from black to a deep red. While much research attention has been given to tart cherries, black cherries are very closely related and have much of the same benefits.

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Healthy Halloween Treats

Healthy Halloween Treats

Trick or Treat! Beware and prepare – Halloween will soon be upon us! Here are some healthy alternatives to sugar-filled sweets that will impress parents and children alike !

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Dr. Raynette Ilg – NUHS

Dr. Raynette Ilg – NUHS

Dr. Raynette Ilg’s career started in office work, but her family roots in botanical medicine led her to pursue a career in naturopathic medicine. Dr. “Ray” fondly recalls picking healing herbs from her grandmother’s garden, a practice that foreshadowed her professional calling as a naturopathic doctor.

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NUHS Continues to Engage Students and Grow Opportunities

NUHS Continues to Engage Students and Grow Opportunities

Throughout 2018, students and faculty in National University’s naturopathic program have been actively engaged in various events promoting the field. NUHS students recently participated in the Naturopathic Medical Student Association conference in San Diego. In March, NUHS hosted the first of its kind conference focused on the latest research in nutrition. With new scholarship opportunities available, NUHS is also expanding its commitment to easing the financial burden of a naturopathic education. For the second year, NUHS will host the Healthy Kids Open House at its Lombard campus.

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