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A Healthy Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching. I love Halloween; the costumes, decorations, enjoying the Autumn season, pumpkins, and bobbing for apples – does anyone still do this?! What I don’t like is dealing with the amount of candy my kids haul into the house. It is full of GMOs, dyes, preservatives, and food allergens. As we celebrate […]

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Back to School

To get you thinking about gearing up for the school year here are a few ideas…. Are your children playing sports this year? Sports physicals generally need to be updated every two years. Dr. Bonny is now offering sports physicals at the clinic. Most schools have a form that will need to be completed. Please […]

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Diet and the Gut Microbiome

by Dr. Haylee Nye Did you know that changing from an animal-based diet to a plant-based diet can alter your gut microbiome in at little as 24 hours? What we eat can greatly change the state of our health, starting with shifting the microbiome. Studies have shown that bacterial diversity, or lack thereof, can either […]

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Should I get the flu shot?

Most people who get the flu will have mild illness, will not need medical care or antiviral drugs, and will recover in less than two weeks. However, some individuals may experience flu complications, such as pneumonia, that can result in hospitalization and sometimes death. During recent flu seasons, between 80% and 90% of flu related […]

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Spring: The Season of New Beginnings and Allergy Warfare

It’s Spring! The days are getting longer and the weather is finally starting to warm up. The trees, grasses and flowers are blooming and everyone’s spirits are starting to lift after the long, dark and cold winter. Many people look forward to the change in seasons; however, for seasonal allergy sufferers this time of year […]

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Healthy and Quick Back-to-School Eating

School is back in swing, and at Today Integrative Health and Wellness, we know how crazy this time can be. It is tempting to reach to convenient packaged and processed foods for your kids, but these foods are often low in nutrients and high in sugar. Kids are rapidly growing and developing and therefore snacks […]

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Bug Bites

Summer brings out bugs in throngs – mosquitos, bees, and wasps are everywhere! Mosquitos are possibly the most pesky and abundant bug of the summer, and are especially prevalent in areas surrounding bodies of water with plenty of grass and other low-growing plant life. Dawn and dusk are their favorite times of day. While commercial […]

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Did you hear?

by Vanessa Lyon, ND As of March 1st, 2014 Oregon enacted a new law regarding vaccination.  This new law requires parents to receive education on the benefits and risks of common vaccinations if they want their child to be exempted from the vaccination requirement.  Under the new law, parents who want to exempt their child […]

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Do I have IBS or a Food Intolerance?

In my previous posting, “Do I Have IBS or Poor Digestive Function”, I discussed that the vast majority of my IBS patients do have something that we can identify and treat, leading to more control over digestive symptoms and better quality of life.  IBS is not something you need to simply “learn to live with.” […]

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Food Introduction and Celiac Disease

Should I introduce vegetable before fruit?  When can I give my child milk?  Should I avoid peanuts/egg/wheat/etc to avoid allergies?  I/someone in our family has Celiac disease, should I avoid giving my baby gluten?  These are some of the most common questions I am asked by parents in my practice.  The answer for many of […]

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