What is Naturopathic Medicine? - Better Nutrition

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

There has been a tremendous consumer driven demand for for medicine that is natural, non-toxic and non-invasive. If you are seeking an alternative to conventional medicine, here's what you need to know.
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Institute for Natural Medicine

When addressing a health problem, it’s important to get the root cause. Even when your health is ideal, knowing how to prevent illness is just as important. It is why naturopathic medicine is as important as ever. Licensed naturopathic doctors are specially trained to support the body’s innate capacity to heal by treating the whole person. Want to learn more? At the Institute for Natural Medicine, we have educational resources and a directory to find a naturopathic doctor near you. And, because of COVID-19, many naturopathic doctors are offering telemedicine services. It’s never been easier to see a naturopathic doctor. Find an ND here.   


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Free Webinar: Calming the Anxious Child

In this on-demand webinar, sponsored by the Institute for Natural Medicine, learn ways to help your child reduce anxiety and calm an anxious mind. This beneficial webinar teaches you the importance of creating a mindful and peaceful home by using the centuries-old practice of naturopathic medicine and natural healing.

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Recipes for Destressing

In times of anxiety and stress, the right foods can be your best friend. We have two soothing and healthy recipes from Leslie Korn, PhD, author of “The Good Mood Kitchen.” Learn how food is the best medicine for a healthy mind and mood.


“Wholistic” Care for Your Pets

You care for your whole body — mind, body, and soul — so why not your pet? This webinar from a leading veterinarian in “wholistic” health care for animals shares his tips for feeding your pet and ways to reduce the risk of illness using whole-pet care practices.


Thinking About Pregnancy?

Have you thought about preconception care to help with hormone balance and fertility? Brenda M. Guan, ND, owner of the fertility and women’s health practice, Balanced Natural Heal, shares a case study of a couple who sought out preconception care before trying to conceive.