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 …

Tea-Making Ritual: Why It’s Worth Getting Yourself a French Press

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  How to make tea with a French press The ritual of brewing tea is part of its “medicine.” You measure the herbs, add the boiling water, steep, pour the cup, inhale its goodness and wait for it to cool… before even taking the first sip. You can feel the liquid’s gentle warmth and energy. The ritual and sensory experience …

4 Must-Have Tea Blends For Cold & Flu Season

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  Fall & winter are a natural time to get back into a comforting practice of drinking tea. Make the most of your cup with these go-to blends for cold & flu season.  Drinking tea is a comforting experience… and it can also be a humbling one: After all, you are literally drinking in the life force of a plant …

6 Simple Strategies for Winter Cold & Flu Season

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  From natural urgent care to herbs to bone broth… DIY care made simple Weather in the Portland metro area this past summer reached the levels of toxicity similar to the worst pollution in Beijing – resulting in obvious respiratory issues, including congestion, coughing and irritation, as well as invisible damage from foreign particular matter absorbed into the system like …

Healthy Lung 9-1-1

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Detoxify from summer smog & wildfires and the dry, dusty fall… and fortify yourself for Fall Cold & Flu Season.     This summer’s air quality was on par with Beijing. Whether you’ve had a dry cough rattling around, distress from fall allergies, or even fatigue… These can all be symptoms of respiratory distress. The rains may have come, the …