November 27, 2016

Former Standout Athlete Practices Naturopathic Medicine To Increase Sports Performance and Recovery

Portland, OR: Winter high school sports are in full swing now as thousands of young men and women all around the US are on the playing […]
November 23, 2016

Northwest Portland Primary Care Clinic Tells Patients to Eat Organ Meats for Health

The doctors at Grain Integrative Health want their patients to eat organs if they are going to eat meat. In a recent roundtable discussion on medical […]
November 20, 2016

Seasonal Eating For Cold and Flu Season

Grain Integrative Health, a northwest primary care clinic in Portland, OR has developed a seasonal eating program to address the rising number of flu infections in […]
January 10, 2016

Northwest Primary Care Clinic Launches Effective Weight Loss and Fountain of Youth Lifestyle-Based Health Care Programs in 2016

Portland, OR: In 2016, Grain Integrative Health will offer new lifestyle-based health programs in Portland, OR. Science now backs the pursuit of ageless life through the […]
January 10, 2016

Northwest Primary Care Clinic Rolls Out Lifestyle Health Programs That Parallel Growth In The Blue Ribbon Oregon Food Industry

In a December 21st news article in the Washington post, the blue ribbon went to Portland, Oregon stealing national headlines for an essential food-heaven. As health […]
January 10, 2016

One In Five Children Deficient in Healthy Fats, Leading to High Cholesterol, Effectively Addressed by Northwest Primary Care Clinic Grain Integrative Health

In response to recent articles written about a clinical research study performed by pediatric cardiologists in Texas, studying over 12,700 children, it was found that one […]
January 10, 2016

Northwest Primary Care Clinic Launches a 2016 Back to Basics Health Renewal Program

New Year’s resolutions can bring self-deprecation and self-denial, often seeming to be barely manageable without support. Dr. Oltman at Grain Integrative Health notes “Resolutions commonly revolve […]
January 10, 2016

Northwest Primary Care Clinic Provides Comfortable Access to HIV Prevention Medication, PrEP, to Help Prevent The Spread of HIV in Middle Aged Women

Portland, OR: Northwest primary care clinic Grain Integrative Health now offers PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) in the safe environment of the southeast Portland, Oregon clinic. The medication […]
May 5, 2015

Year of the Sheep – Gently Embracing Service

By Christopher Miller, LAc Last year, did you gallop away with the Yang Wood Horse and ride into the potential of accomplishing big goals and expansive ideas? Or […]
May 23, 2012

New Research on the Importance of Choline in Pregnancy

Written by Jeff Grimm, NP-C Choline is a vitamin critical for cell membrane and neurological health.  Recent studies have shown that mothers who consumed choline during pregnancy conferred multiple […]
September 30, 2011

The Difference Between the V’s

There is a lot of overlap (and confusion!) between three similar female conditions: Vaginismus, Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome, and Vulvodynia. This understandable confusion comes from more than […]
July 31, 2011

Natural Radiation Protection

After the recent nuclear accident in Japan, many people began searching for clear guidelines about how to protect ourselves from radiation. The risk of airborne radiation […]
July 25, 2011

Sleep – The Body’s Natural Weight Loss Program

Americans are chronically sleep deprived, and our population has a serious weight problem. Want to know the connection? If we do not fast at night for 12 hours, then […]
March 28, 2011

Top 5 List for Stroke and Heart Disease Prevention

Written by Jeff Grimm, NP-C Number 1. Quit smoking. Smoking increases oxidative stress on the vascular membranes, contributes to high blood pressure, causes decreased arterial flexibility […]
December 23, 2010

Winter Depression & Motivation

By Alissa Bagan, M.S. With the onset of short days, less sunlight, and the anticipation of a long time until summer, many people find themselves feeling […]
December 20, 2010

Oncology Massage Part 1

By Natalie Weintraub, LMT Let’s start with the obvious question: Why is massage different for cancer patients and survivors? A simple question, but a tricky answer. […]
November 30, 2010

Ladies, are you up to date? Get Checked Out!

By Dr. Alisun Bonville Most women know that visiting your doctor yearly is crucial for early detection of female-related illnesses.    The annual exam can help identify […]
November 10, 2010

Are Your Hormones Hurting Your Business?

Please Join Dr. Alisun Bonville for a Practical Wisdom Webinar, November 16th at 11:30am. How to identify the signs and bring back balance and energy to […]
November 9, 2010

Implicit Memory

By Alissa Bagan, MS Our brains are truly remarkable! The adult human brain has about 100 billion neurons that create about 2 million miles of neural […]
November 1, 2010

The Need for a Better Pillow

The Need for a Better Pillow By Natalie Weintraub, LMT Step one: Establish a need for a better pillow Now that I don’t spend the majority […]
November 1, 2010

Reclaim Your Vibrancy!

Reclaim Your Vibrancy! Restoring Female Hormone Balance At your annual checkup, after a quick examination, your doctor confirms that you are healthy. Despite the excellent diagnosis, […]
October 12, 2010

Our Present Food Epidemic: High Glycemic Foods

Our Present Food Epidemic: High Glycemic Foods By Jeff Grimm, NP We now know that foods high in sugar age us faster. Our diet has many […]
September 19, 2010

Neck Tension: Prevent with this Easy Stretch

Neck Tension: Prevent with this Easy Stretch By Natalie Weintraub, LMT A lot of people come to me with problems in their neck and shoulders; anything […]
July 14, 2010

From Our Table at Grain: Foods of Summer

From Our Table at Grain – By Dixie Young, LAc While raw food seems to be the buzz word in the health conscious Portlander’s diet, is […]
July 14, 2010

Essential Fatty Acids: The Wonder Supplement?

Essential Fatty Acids – The Wonder Supplement?    Part 1 By Dr. Alisun Bonville No doubt you have heard that omega 3 fatty acids are good […]
July 14, 2010

Ecopalooza- Grain Integrative Health Takes Care

Title: Ecopalooza- Grain Integrative Health Takes Care Location: Ecopalooza- Fern Hill Park Link out: Click here Description: Grain Integrative Health, LLC will be offering acute care […]
July 14, 2010

Grain in the News

Check out Ecopalooza at Naturopathic doctors Sara Kates-Chinoy and Lindsay Baum of Grain Integrative Health You know there will be music, a solar-powered stage, resources […]
May 20, 2010


Fiddleheads are delicious! Their flavor falls somewhere between fresh spinach and asparagus. From a Chinese nutritional standpoint, fiddleheads are a perfect spring vegetable. They can help your liver “decongest” from a long winter of eating rich, heavy foods.
April 19, 2010

Children’s Open House

Title: Children’s Open House Location: Grain Integrative Health Link out: Click here Description: Sunday, May 02, 2010 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Grain Integrative Health, LLC […]
February 9, 2010

Blueberry, And Other Antioxidant Foods

The human eye is attracted foods that are colorful. Our eyes pick up on the smallest blemishes and color variations when we pick our vegetables in […]
January 5, 2010

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease.  In the case of autoimmune arthritis the body’s immune system attacks its own joints.  When my new patient Janice asks […]
October 23, 2009

The Facts about H1N1 (Swine) Flu

Posted by Dr. Baum and Dr. Kates-Chinoy What is H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu)? The H1N1 flu was originally called ‘swine flu’ because the flu virus looked […]
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