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The personal and emotional connections people have to food are among the chief reasons why nutritional change is such a challenge, even in the face of medical necessity or chronic disease risk. We look at how naturopathic doctors lead patients to life-long prevention and wellness through individualized, whole-person-focused nutrition.
Dr. JoAnn Yanez, AANMC executive director, joins KCAA’s NBC LA affiliate “On the Brink” to discuss the power of positive psychology on health.
“I’ve always loved nutrition and biochemistry, and I found naturopathic medicine to be strong in those areas. The principles of holism and the idea of the intrinsic ability of the body to heal also really connected with my personal philosophy on health.”
“My training and education have provided a bridge between two divergent worldviews. As an ND, I am not placed in either of these worlds – Indigenous or conventional, which allows me to maintain perspective and consider all angles of a research question, a community problem, or even a patient case.”
Has anyone ever told you that laughter is the best medicine? Turns out there is truth in that statement!
“I have an insatiable hunger for learning, a passion to empower my patients on how to find optimal health, and a powerful drive to teach the best naturopathic doctors of the future. I love being part of a diverse and passionate community of naturopathic colleagues who are not only devoted to helping guide their patients, but also bettering this world as a whole.”
Naturopathic medical students from across North America came together in New Orleans in January as part of the Naturopathic Medical Student Association Winter Workshop to shape the future of the NMSA and create value and unity for naturopathic medical students.
“Becoming a naturopathic doctor isn’t just a career, it is a way of being. Throughout the program we grow as students and as people. We learn determination, resiliency, adversity, empathy, courage, compassion, patience, and so much more.”
Naturopathic residency opportunities are expanding for ND graduates. Learn what to consider when applying to be a naturopathic resident, and find out what current residents have to say about their residency experiences!
Naturopathic doctors set themselves apart with personality traits and qualities that help them excel in holistic, patient-centered care. Find out if naturopathic medicine is the right path for you by learning about the careers and habits of successful NDs in the field.
“After working with so many amazing practitioners in multiple disciplines of medicine, I felt there was a ‘gap’ in what I consider true primary care medicine. It wasn’t until I moved to the West Coast that I heard about naturopathic medicine, and once I did, I felt as though I had found true primary care medicine – medicine that works on a preventative, holistic, and integrative level.”
Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women worldwide. For women in particular, heart disease results in more deaths every year than all forms of cancer combined! In recognition of American Heart month, here are some naturopathic approaches to keep your heart healthy.