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The Detox and Your Liver, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND

Self Care and Self Worth, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
When we talk about taking care of ourselves, most of us say that we don’t have time. I would challenge you to take a deeper look at that response and ask if that is the whole truth

How to Dance Gracefully with Stress, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
Let’s face it: daily stress is inevitable for the vast majority of us. Buzzwords like “balance” and “stress management” float all around us, but do we know what that really means? Or better yet, why it’s important?

Spending Dollars that Support your Values, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
A consortium of organizations get together to host local Homegrown Retreat each year including Turtle Lake Refuge, Cooking Matters, Healthy Lifestyle La Plata, the Garden Project of SW Colorado, CSU Extension office, Fort Lewis Environmental Center, and Healthy Community Food Systems.

One Soda a Day and Diabetes Risk, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
A recent study coming out of Europe (which corroborates with North American research) demonstrates that drinking one can (12oz) of sugar-sweetened soda a day is enough to increase risk of type II Diabetes by 22%.

Health Benefits of Root Vegetable, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
Walking at the farmer’s market or in the produce section of the grocery store, you will see rows and rows of amazing root vegetables, all in season, delicious and affordable. Because these veggies are incredibly healthful, we wanted to introduce you to ones you may not be familiar with, or help you get acquainted with others in a more intimate way.

Practice Makes Perfect, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
It can be hard to motivate to make changes – they can often feel daunting and overwhelming. Oftentimes, we are best served by making small, daily changes rather than taking on a whole new lifestyle personality.

Lowering Blood Pressure by Adding Flax Seeds into Your Diet, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
A double-blind, placebo controlled study by Dr. Delfin Rodriguez just came out of LA that demonstrated the largest decrease in blood pressure (BP) (10 mm Hg systolic and 7mm Hg diastolic after six months) ever shown by any dietary intervention.

Joy of Stress
Adapted from presentation given by Nicola Dehlinger, ND and Melaney Sreenan, PhD on 12/3/12.

Staying Well Hydrated, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
Hydration is essential not only for optimal physical functioning, but for ideal mental-emotional health as well. Anytime of year this can be challenging, but during the summer it can be even more so. And for those of us living in drier climates, we may not realize how much fluid we are losing.

Homogenization and Pasteurization, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
I have a question about dairy: does the widespread sensitivity so many people experience digesting dairy impact those who drink raw milk from grass fed cows? It seems like sensitivities would come from homogenization and pasteurization processes which create larger (and less natural) molecules. This is something I’ve been curious about and I’d appreciate any thoughts you have on it.

Gratitude and it’s Impact on Your Health, by Nicola Dehlinger, ND
A growing body of research-driven evidence reveals physical and psychological improvements when people choose to engage more readily with what has been described as the most neglected emotion – gratitude.