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Flu Update (2015)

December 15, 2015

by David Berger, MD, FAAP Note: This information is not intended to replace consultation between a patient and medical provider.  It is for general purposes only. Flu Update – December 15, 2015 [92.4 KB] Download Influenza is a virus that typically begins to appear in the Fall and then recedes as Spring progresses. While the […]

Our Healthy Holiday Series: Healthy Prioritizing

December 9, 2015

Dr. Catherine Nutting, Family Nurse Practitioner, Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine Each year many of us struggle to balance holiday events and commitments with quality family time and personal health goals. These are some of the keys we have discovered to a healthy, happy holiday season! Prioritize your time and values…           Create healthy traditions and […]

The Thankful Edition, Introducing Our Holiday Series

November 20, 2015

As we approach this year’s holiday season we are excited to present the inaugural edition of our Wholistic Planet newsletter. Our holiday series focuses on healthy holiday strategies, such as practicing gratitude, eating mindfully, and celebrating abundance. We have strived to be inclusive of various dietary needs by offering food allergy options, vegetarian & vegan […]

Blue the Monkey Who Was Allergic to Bananas

October 31, 2015

Having a child with food allergies can be quite a challenge. Explaining it to little ones, and conveying the seriousness of food allergies can be as well.  As a pediatrician who treats many patients with allergies, Dr. David was honored when the author of the new book, Blue the Monkey Who Was Allergic to Bananas, […]

The Roles of Antibiotics and Probiotics

October 9, 2015

Use of probiotics is a great way to maintain good bacterias. It is recommended to boost probiotics when antibiotics are taken in order to maintain healthy bacteria levels since antibiotics will kill good bacterias. Probiotics can ultimately help to prevent bad bacteria from developing thus lowering the need to use antibiotics.

What Can Be Done to Naturally Induce Delivery?

October 9, 2015

Through this video learn some natural ways to induce delivery.

What Are the Benefits to Breastfeeding?

September 9, 2015

There are many benefits to breastfeeding for both the nursing mother and the baby, including enhanced physical, mental, and immunity health.

When is a C-Section Appropriate and When Might it Be Avoided?

August 9, 2015

A C-section is a major operation that is sometimes advised during the pregnancy or birthing process. If you are considering the possibility of a C-section, it is best to know the risks involved and circumstances that may warrant making this choice.

How Do You Counter Toxic Metabolites Created by Killing Off Pathological Yeast & Bacteria in the G.I. Tract?

August 9, 2015

By using activated charcoal we can protect the body from taking on the toxins when killing off yeast and bacteria.

How to Choose Safe Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

July 9, 2015

Omega 3 fatty acids are critical to a healthy diet. Watch this video to learn how to ensure your sources are safe.

Why Should a Baby Be Nursed As Soon As Possible?

June 9, 2015

A baby should be nursed as soon as possible. Early nursing aids in the early production of breast milk which is an important factor in the development of a young baby.

Why Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids Important and How Do You Address Them During Pregnancy?

May 9, 2015

Omega 3 Fatty Acids are important during pregnancy as they are key to developing the brain. During pregnancy these needs are much higher as the body will use its stores of Omega 3’s for the development of the child if there is not enough.