Now Accepting OHP

I’m excited to announce I’m now accepting the Oregon Health Plan. OHP serves a large number of people in the Portland area, including many students and families, and it helped me immensely when I was in medical school. I believe everyone deserves high quality care, and I’m proud to play my part in bringing naturopathic…

Dark chocolate for the win

Dark Chocolate For The Win!

Good news for chocolate lovers (i.e. me)! We’ve known cacao has health benefits for a long time, but those studies are mostly from animals eating straight, bitter, cacao in amounts most people wouldn’t be excited about. This new study looked at actual humans eating normal amounts of actual dark chocolate. It found that dark chocolate has positive…

how to ditch sugar

How to Ditch Sugar

Consuming too much sugar has been tied to all kinds of chronic diseases, from heart disease and cancer to type 2 diabetes and dementia. The American Heart Association recommends keeping added sugars under 25 grams a day for women and kids, and under 36 grams a day for men. That’s less than the sugar in…