Chocolate Love: 5 Nutritious Reasons to Indulge

My personal health philosophy is to eat joyfully, no matter what it is that you’re eating. 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, indeed, an excellent food…

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…

Simplifying Your Morning Smoothie

By Lindsay Kluge, M. Sc., CNS, LDN Morning smoothies are so versatile. I love making smoothies in the morning to really pack in lots of veggies and fruits and proteins in a way that is simple and easy, and can be adjusted to fit into even the most hurried morning routines. One of the most common reasons people skip breakfast…

5 Healthy Back To School Tips

5 Healthy Back To School Tips-By Dr. Micah Allen, ND, LAc 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 the country or meeting new friends, the process can be quite the undertaking.  Take…

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…