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What is Naturopathic Medicine?
Naturopathic medicine tries to find answers to the underlying causes of disease, not just focus on the symptoms. Yes, symptoms are important to address, but more important is asking why that symptom is there in the first place.

Why Vitabase?
Quality: Every day I have the privilege of helping people discover the wonderful benefits of natural medicine. Patients rely on me to guide them to better health using natural non-toxic substances that support their body’s own self healing processes.

Vitamin D
Recent research has shown that upwards of 60% of the population living in Northern climates have a Vitamin D deficiency. This unique vitamin has been implicated in protecting people from 17 varieties of cancer, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, depression, chronic pain, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, muscle weakness, muscle wasting, birth defects and periodontal disease.

The Rise and Fall of Naturopathic Medicine
Naturopathy is thought to have started in the mid-1850’s in Germany. A simple farmer by the name of Priessnitz started to use his natural genius for the art of healing to implement the beginning of nature cure.

Vitamin D- Coming to the Foreground of Research Again
In its latest appearance in the news, Vitamin D supplementation was correlated to some amazing results in cancer prevention. A small study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on June 8th showed that Vitamin D supplementation appeared to reduce the risk of certain types of cancer by 60-77%.T

Vitamin D: New Benefit Found
Winter weather drives us indoors and prevents us from trying to obtain our vitamin D from the sun. We’ve known since the 1930’s how important vitamin D is and the link between a deficiency and the skeletal disease called rickets which causes a softening of the bones and teeth.

Vitamin C: New Benefit Found
I remember many years ago that one day something as simple as vitamin C might provide the secret to curing cancer. That was probably way back in the late 80’s to early 90’s. Fast forward a few years to the early 2000’s.

Chlorophyll-Our Life’s Blood
     How many of us remember the cartoon “Popeye The Sailor Man”? I’m sure anyone over the age of 40 has some recollection of the character. Remember how when things got tough for Popeye, he would pull out his can of spinach and take a big bite of it and whammo.

Three Ways to Improve Your Health
Most of us are aware of the basic strategies touted for improving health. Increasing intake of healthy foods, exercising, smoking cessation and weight loss are some common examples, but there are some other health secrets on the cutting edge of research that you might not know about.