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Dr. Laurie Marzell N.D., N.C.M.P.

 Naturopathic physician
Certified Menopause Practitioner

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Welcome to our online journal and home to all of our published content. Chalk full of resources to enhance your mental and physical health, we provide natural solutions and practical applications so you can live your best life! 

  There are two main functions for coenzyme Q10; one is in energy production and the other is to provide strong anti-oxidant properties. Let’s examine the first. All cells in the body need coenzyme Q10 to produce energy. The tissues that work the hardest need the most. Malfunctions can occur without an adequate supply of […]

Coenzyme Q10: What is So Special About It?

  For those of you who will be tempted to fall off the wagon into the sugar plum fantasies of the holiday season, here are some suggestions which may help you minimize the “damage”. Take supplements that increase your response to insulin.  This helps keep your blood sugar levels even.  If they drop a million […]

Controlling Blood Sugar This Holiday Season with Chromium

  Mushrooms have incredible effects on supporting the immune system.  One of the best ones to help you fight all the bugs and flu is the shiitake mushroom.  I must share my favorite soup recipe that was presented on a Dr. Oz segment by Mao Shing Ni, L.Ac., DOM, Ph.D.  It is delicious, and every […]

Eat Your Mushrooms

  If you are starting to notice stiffness in your muscles and joints, especially in middle age, you could be developing osteoarthritis.  This is the wear and tear type of arthritis which means the cartilage in your joints is wearing out, and you may be noting some discomfort and stiffness from this.  Usually it is […]

The Miracle Osteoarthritis Treatment

  Would you like to lose weight, but have difficulty avoiding sugary snacks and deserts?  Are you moody and difficult to get along with?  Is your energy minimal at best?  Do you feel like falling asleep after a meal?  All these problems can be connected to problems with blood sugar.  A good point has been […]

Inside Scoop on Sugar

How can you possibly be allergic to a food?  It is a nourishing substance that benefits your body, right?  Unfortunately, food allergies are quite common, and can be responsible for many health problems, particularly the ones that don’t seem to have clear diagnosis..  Factors that raise the level of suspicion for the presence of a […]

Food Allergies: An Old Concept that Won’t Go Away

  If you are concerned about weight gain, think green tea!!!  An Italian study published in 2009 in Alternative Medicine Review, investigated the effect green tea extract has on weight loss. In this study, 50 participants were assigned a low calorie diet (Group A) and 50 were assigned the same low calorie diet plus 150 […]

Benefits of Green Tea for Weight Loss

  The Flu Season Has Cometh!   Whether or not you have been vaccinated for the flu, you still may be susceptible to the viruses currently in circulation.  You have probably noticed people coughing around you, who are fighting the latest.  Regarding vaccinations, it is a little late to have one, hoping for protection at […]

Supplement Bomb for Influenza

  Depression is a common problem.  Medications are available, but natural therapies are also available.  Let’s take a look at both. Most medications for depression inhibit the breakdown of serotonin.  This drives up higher amounts in the blood.  Why is serotonin good for people who are depressed? Serotonin is a neurotransmitter, meaning it stimulates the […]

DEPRESSION:  Beating the Blues Naturally

  4 shocking Facts About Spinach That Will Make You Want to Eat It The path to good health has probably been heard by most as children when a parent encouraged you to “Eat your vegetables!” The potpourri of chemicals in plants is staggering. Their actions in the human body confirm the importance of that […]

4 Facts You Never Knew about Spinach

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