The Prevention Series: Daily Steps to Good Health

This will be the first post in a series of posts about how to live a long, healthy life.  These basic guidelines are applicable for all of the decades.  Later on in this series, we will explore the common health concerns of the decades and discuss prevention strategies through diet, lifestyle, supplements and preventive exams.Continue reading “The Prevention Series: Daily Steps to Good Health”

New Workshops Coming Up!

Book now as space is limited!  Dr. Ward-Selinger and Dr. Herman are teaming up to present on these exciting topics.  Please reserve your space at http://www.sellwoodyoga.com April Workshop: Intro to Cleansing, $10 to reserve your space In this workshop we will discuss the benefits of cleanses and and outline different protocols, as well as howContinue reading “New Workshops Coming Up!”

“Obamacare” from My Perspective

This post is more of an editorial than usual, so bear with me. There aren’t many other topics lately that spark such a heated debate as the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  People love it and hate it, some think it’s socialist and some think it’s long overdue.  Some think it’s completely overboard and others thinkContinue reading ““Obamacare” from My Perspective”

How to get better sleep

Sleep is the arguably the most important part of the day, and it is also a huge struggle for so many people.  It has been shown that during sleep our bodies take time to repair damaged tissues and combat inflammation, as well as have a much needed break from digesting new food.  Without proper sleep,Continue reading “How to get better sleep”

5 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

1.   Keep to a healthy diet, but don’t obsess -Don’t go to parties hungry! This will result in way too many appetizers and overfilling of the plate.  Have a healthy snack or smoothie before you go. -Every meal should consist of half a plate of vegetables. This will keep your digestion moving and lowerContinue reading “5 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays”

Diabetes and Blood Glucose Stabilization

Diabetes is a prevalent condition throughout the world, but is becoming much more so in the United States and other western countries.  The increase is partially attributed to better diagnostic methods, but unfortunately the “western lifestyle” is also to blame.  The CDC reports that 8.3% of the US population has diabetes, and almost 2 millionContinue reading “Diabetes and Blood Glucose Stabilization”