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    It’s Only Natural

    A blog by Dr Suzette Lanzarotta covering a wide variety of natural health topics. Dr L is a Homeopath, Naturopath and Chiropractor. She has been in family practice for over 25 years.

    1. What is Glycemic Index?

      by Dr L
        The holiday season is upon us again and as humans we struggle between the joy and comfort of eating our favorite holiday foods and maintaining that healthy diet we started this year, and to which our best intentions are- to maintaining. These 5 simple suggestions should set you up for success: Avoid...
    1. Is Your Brain Working?

      by Dr L
        Remember: Your brain cells are dying in the time it takes you to read this blog! November is National Alzheimer's Awareness month. Dementia is the 7th leading cause of death in the US. One in three people over the age of 65 will suffer from one form or another of dementia....
    1. 5 Health Screening Tests You Need!

      by Dr L
      “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of treatment” This famous saying has been used to justify taking care of everything in life from your automobile to your health. Because of the changes in health care over the past 20 years, and the constant demand for cost savings in...
    1. September is National Yoga Month

      by Dr L
      This centuries old practice provides a multitude of possible approaches to yoga. But before you you start a class you need to spend a few minutes on the following  important elements: Deciding what your goals are for beginning yoga is a great place to start. Next determining what your physical needs are...
    1. September is National Honey Month

      by Dr L
        National Honey Month is a celebratory and promotional event held annually during the month of September. Its purpose is to promote US beekeeping, the beekeeping industry and honey as a natural and beneficial sweetener. Honey has been used for centuries because of its medicinal/healing properties along with its food value. It...
    1. A First Aid Guide For Summer

      by Dr L
      Summer is in full swing and without a doubt there will be sunburns, bee stings, and poison oak. Many  summer time, back yard injuries do not require medical attention but are painful and limiting. Reaching into your homeopathic kit and pulling out a remedy while providing basic first aid techniques...
    1. Summer Rice Salad

      by Dr L
      Whether you are using your left over rice or starting from scratch, this simple rice salad is great the day of preparation or as a left over for later in the week. Salad Mixture 3 Cups cooked rice (a combination of brown and wild rice is delicious) 1 Cup diced carrots 1 cup diced...
    1. 5 Daily Supplements Men Should Take

      by Dr L
      Here is a news flash: Men Hate to take Vitamins! Well, maybe not.. While trying to minimize the handful of vitamins we take every day should be our goal, it is important to remember that as busy as our lives are, we generally do not eat as well as we either...
    1. Top 5 Health Risks For Men

      by Dr L
      The importance of taking your health into your own hands at an early age cannot be understated. Though the risk factor vary for men and women, the need to begin health preventive strategies early is equally as important to our long term quality of life.  Women are more likely to...
    1. Reducing inflammation Naturally

      by Dr L
      Understanding the physiology of inflammation gives us an insight into why inflammation is now the being linked to so many chronic disease process.: Inflammation is one of the first responses of the immune system to infection, irritation or injury. Inflammation is stimulated by chemical factors released by injured cells and serves...
    1. Healthy Bones For Life

      by Dr L
      Healthy Bones, Healthy Aging Naturally Healthy bone consciousness is a part of our childhood, but once we become adults we take our bone health for granted. Quality of life as we age can be influenced directly by our bone health. Research indicates that osteoporosis causes more than 1.5 million fractures annually, including...
    1. 5 Basic Rules For a Safe Cleanse

      by Dr L
      Safe Cleansing Increase your water consumption: The rule of thumb is, take your body weight divide it in ½ and convert it to ounces. This is the amount of water you should be consuming to maintain healthy hydration and flushing the system. Eliminate Foods: The top 5 are Sugar Alcohol Dairy, Wheat, Corn, Soy Meats, processed Packaged...

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