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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 times the amount of sugar as compared to 2oo years ago. In 1800, the average american consumed 18 pounds of sugar a year. The figure in 2009 was 180 [...]

Our Present Food Epidemic: High Glycemic Foods2010-10-12T18:22:50-07:00

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 varying from intense pain to general stiffness. Any number of things can cause this, including sitting at a desk all day or holding your head in a tilted position [...]

Neck Tension: Prevent with this Easy Stretch2010-09-19T20:40:01-07:00

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 it really for everyone? What are some ways to make it work for you? Grain Integrative Health's Dixie Young, LAc shares her knowledge of Chinese Medicine and her adventures [...]

From Our Table at Grain: Foods of Summer2010-07-14T12:35:47-07:00

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 for your body.  Fish oil, a good source of fatty acids, has been a hot topic in the news lately, advertized to cure everything from arthritis to heart disease.  [...]

Essential Fatty Acids: The Wonder Supplement?2010-07-14T12:31:15-07:00

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 and mini-consultations. Start Time: 11:00 Date: 2010-08-07 End Time: 18:30

Ecopalooza- Grain Integrative Health Takes Care2010-07-14T07:54:23-07:00

Grain in the News


Check out Ecopalooza at http://econw.org/ Naturopathic doctors Sara Kates-Chinoy and Lindsay Baum of Grain Integrative Health You know there will be music, a solar-powered stage, resources to help you learn more about sustainability and plenty of beer.  Now you know that if you need any help at Ecopalooza, we got you covered there too.  Doctors [...]

Grain in the News2010-07-14T00:37:05-07:00



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.


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 4246 SE Belmont St, Ste 5 (Behind Slappy Cakes) Portland, Oregon 97215 Description: Come meet Grain Integrative Health providers- Naturopathic Doctors, Acupuncturists, a Psychologist and Massage Therapists who focus [...]

Children’s Open House2010-04-19T22:58:46-07:00

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 the store. The bright colors are actually antioxidants, molecules that slow the oxidation of our cells. The oxidation of human tissues is known to cause many diseases. In biochemistry [...]

Blueberry, And Other Antioxidant Foods2010-02-09T22:10:56-08:00

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 me why her immune system is attacking her joints there is a brief pause before I answer.  I pause because I want Janice to feel inspired by the information [...]

Rheumatoid Arthritis2010-01-05T13:54:52-08:00
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