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Naturopaths follow the Laws of Nature Recently a new medicine is really patient commented on a common sense how they like coming medicine built on a to the office just to strong foundation learn. of basic nutritional I was happy to hear knowledge that doesn’t this as what I have change. Sure there been trying to promote are many new herbs over the last 26 years being used and new is the role of knowledge “doctor” as regarding teacher. nutritional Doctor medicine comes from but there are the latin some basic word “docere” principles that which means stand the test Dr. Ingrid “to teach.” of time. This Pincott My overall is where I start Naturally Healthy goal is that any with every information patient. that I am able to share There are 40 with my patients will micronutrients plus be useful for them for protein, carbohydrates years to come. and fats that everybody My website is filled needs for optimal with articles and health. These include newsletters that I have 15 minerals, 15 been writing over the vitamins and essential last 20 years. fatty acids and amino Someone once acids. asked me if some of All of these are these articles are now inexpensive and outdated and I said deficient in refined ‘no’! foods. Naturopathic Sugary drinks are

the leading source of calories around 40 grams per serving. Premature aging can be due to a deficiency of these 40 micronutrients that lead to free radical formation and DNA damage. These micronutrients improve the immune system, raise the good cholesterol HDL, lower Homocysteine (protein in the blood associated with inflammation and diseases of aging) and improve mitochondrial functioning. Multivitamins do not have adequate dosages of calcium,

magnesium, potassium and omega 3 essential fats. To preserve itself in the face of these deficiencies, the body develops diseases of aging. The role of the gut health is integral to almost any health condition including the obesity epidemic. Following the Laws of Nature are inherent in any Naturopathic Medical practice. This includes: getting enough sleep, getting enough time outdoors in the sun, drinking enough good quality water, eating a Mediterranean type diet, proper


In an column titled Massage for chronic lower back pain that appeared in the July 20 edition of MidWeek we incorrectly identified the photo of Travis Creegan as Ben Chatterson. MidWeek apologizes for the error.

elimination of toxins from the body and time for peace and quiet. I see my role as physician to help people build a strong foundation for their health and address these deficiencies and to encourage them to build on this

foundation for life. If people maintain their health program the number of complaints greatly reduces at which time I add to the foundation that has already been created. This is where I add new remedies Cont. on Page 10

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