Fasting to cleanse? Here’s how.

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By: Root Acupuncurist, Casey McCullough Fasting for purification can be a great way to kickstart a healthier you by enhancing your health, attitude and getting you on track after holidays or vacations where we tend to overindulge.  When I talk about “detoxing” or “cleansing”, I’m not talking about it in the literal sense of purging all of the toxins or waste from the …

What is Whole Body Health?

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Whole Body Health is a 360-degree view of one’s health, acknowledging the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual factors in a person’s ability to thrive, not merely survive. At Root, we support the journey to total health & wellness by focusing on what we refer to as the Four Pillars of Whole Body Health. FOOD as MedicineHealth starts here. What we …

Fire Cider DIY, Your New Go-to-Tonic & Power-Packed Elixir

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Fire Cider (Adapted from Mountain Rose Herbs) Sometimes the best medicine is the kind you can make at home. Root Community, meet FIRE CIDER, your new go-to-tonic and flavor booster for cold and flu season. Fire cider is, as the name implies, a pungent, power-packed elixir used to prevent or shorten colds and the flu. In traditional Chinese medicine, many …

One Digestive Trick You Need to Know Before Holiday Feasting

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‘Tis the season of overindulgence (for many of us at least). Before and after your next holiday feast, think about adding digestive bitters into the mix. As the name implies, digestive bitters are a mixture of bitter herbs used to promote healthy digestive function and disperse accumulation of food, “dampness,” and “heat” in the body. These accumulations can cause us to feel heavy, …

Preparation Tips for International & Holiday Travel

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Whether you’re traveling across the country or just across town this holiday season, these tips from our Naturopath, Dr. Nicole Killian, will ensure the time you spend with your loved ones is happy & healthy. Keep reading for immunity support, digestion, natural first-aid, and more Please consult with a healthcare provider about your specific allergies, constitution, and conditions before starting …

Keep your family healthy this season

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    With Summer coming to an end and Fall quickly approaching, we are all getting back into our groove of scheduled life and activities. Students are back in school, flu season is creeping around the corner, seasonal sports are starting up, etc. With all the daily hustle and bustle, it is easy to forget about our overall health and …

Tastes of the Season at Root Cafe

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Tastes of the Season at Root Cafe At Root, one of our four key pillars of health is food. It’s no secret that food is medicine– what you feed your body has a huge impact on your overall health and happiness. Our NW cafe offers an array of dishes can be prepared vegan, gluten-free or you can add a protein such …

Root Providers Now Taking Health Insurance

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Dr. Katherine Walker, ND Naturopathic Primary Care Physician Blue Cross Blue Shield American Specialty Health Network Providence Health Plans Aetna  HealthNet  Moda Health  Cigna  United Healthcare Optum Health Dr. Seth Means, DC Chiropractic Physician Blue Cross Blue Shield (coming soon) American Specialty Health Network (coming soon) Providence Health Plans (coming soon) Aetna (coming soon) HealthNet (coming soon) Jon Conant, LAC …

Find your alignment with Dr. Seth Means

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We are proud to introduce our newest physician to the Root Whole Body family, Dr Seth Means! He is now available for booking and is contracted with many insurance plans as well. Call to find out if you can apply your coverage to your appointment! NW Slabtown 503.292.7668 | NE Irvington 503.288.7668 Dr. Seth Means is a board certified Chiropractic …

The Power of Consistency: Yoga as a Lifestyle

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“Yoga in America is becoming what it needs to be. We cannot step backward from those ways of doing things [in India], because we never had them to begin with.” – Nina Moliver The practice of yoga, which began about 5000 years ago in India, has become a booming $27 Billion industry in the U.S., with more than 15 million …