Chocolate Love: 5 Nutritious Reasons to Indulge

"My personal health philosophy is to eat joyfully, no matter what it is that you’re eating. " Nutritionist Lindsay Kluge When I ask people if there are any foods that they crave regularly, at least 80% of people pause for a moment, lower their heads and respond bashfully, “Chocolate!”. And then I get excited to reassure them that chocolate is,…

The Chinese 5 Elements Help Us Make Changes

Clarifying your heart’s desire while navigating life’s changes isn't always easy, but it's worth it. The Chinese Five Elements philosophy can be a helpful guide. I have spent the past year following what is in my heart. Or so I thought... When I left my full-time job and a career of 39 years, I had a beautiful plan that I imagined…

5 Healthy Back To School Tips

Naturopathic Doctor and mother, Dr. Micah Allen shares healthy tips to help you and your kids ease back into school after a long summer break. Going back to school after a long and adventurous summer can be a frightening and exciting time for both parents and kids. Whether it is beginning at a brand new school after a move across…

We’re Moving to Provide a More Healing Environment

Richmond Natural Medicine will be relocating to the Book Bindery Building at 2201 West Broad Street in August As many of you may have heard, our current location at the Hill Davis Building on Kensington Avenue has been slated for demolition this Fall to make way for a new apartment complex to be completed in 2016. Thus we have been…

Tips for Exercising during Winter

Exercising during winter when the days are short and chilly can be a challenge for most.  However, this is the precise time of year when we need to keep active and moving. Change Idling Into Motion: Waiting for a dish to warm in the microwave? - Do some countertop push-ups while you wait, demonstrated by Dr. Robert Mirandola here. Placed on…