All posts by: Dr. Nicole Sundene

Natural Treatment for Seborrheic Dermatitis, Cradle Cap, Dandruff, and Itchy Scalp

by in Cradle Cap, Dandruff, Kitchen Sink, Reader Questions, Seborrheic Dermatitis December 5, 2010

An itchy dry, flaky scalp is typically “seborrheic dermatitis” commonly referred to as dandruff in adults and “cradle cap” in babies. Most standard anti-fungal shampoos, topical steroids, and topical treatments such as selenium sulfide and pyrithione zinc typically only provide temporary relief because they are not addressing the root cause of the problem. The fact […]

The 17 Grooviest Green Foods

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Best, Constipation, Dehydration, Detox, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Liver Support, Olive Oil, Raw Foods Diet, Superfoods, Weight Loss, Whole Foods Diet March 18, 2010

#1 Cabbage: Of course since we are celebrating St. Patties Day we MUST celebrate cabbage! Recently I went to an Irish Pub and ordered corned beef and cabbage, and was horrified to find out that the beef is “corned” because it is brined with corn sized pieces of salt! Hold the corned beef, but keep […]

Aunt Sally’s $10,000 Chicken Recipe Gets a Makeover

by in Kitchen Sink, Recipes, Weight Loss, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet, Whole Foods Makeover March 17, 2010

My Aunt Sally won $10,000 for this recipe, plus it is lowfat, simple, and delicious! This is my slightly healthier spin on it as I use olive oil instead of butter, brown rice instead of white, and lowfat sour cream rather than full fat. Preparation: Rinse and trim fat off four boneless skinless chicken breasts Marinate […]

Why You Should Lighten Your Purse and Lose Your Wallet

by in Back Pain, Holistic Tips, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Pain Management, Reader Questions March 10, 2010

The days of big fat leather wallets loaded with long roles of plastic sheathed photos of friends, family, and girlfriends are over, thanks to modern day technology. Large wallets were so 1987! The new wallet is the “money clip” one simple tip I always give men with low back pain, neck pain, hip/hamstring/knee problems, is […]

My Basic Vitamin Program

by in American Sickcare System, Antioxidants, Anxiety, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Cost Cutters, Kitchen Sink, Multivitamin, Pain Management, Preventative Medicine, Reader Questions, Smoking, Vitamins February 9, 2010

“What Vitamins Should I Take?” Is the most common question I get as a Naturopathic Physician. I typically believe the average person that doesn’t eat “perfectly” ie: Eats the “Basic American Diet” (BAD) of white refined, processed foods Doesn’t consume 5-9 servings of fruits and veggies daily Eats Fast Food several times a week

Trifecta of Red Wine, Tea, and Chocolate Shown to Improve Cognitive Function in the Elderly

by in American Sickcare System, Kitchen Sink, Research December 5, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene I was just reading the article, “Intake of Flavonoid-Rich Wine, Tea, and Chocolate by Elderly Men and Women Is Associated with Better Cognitive Test Performance,” and thought this may be the world’s BEST natural medicine news to ever report. Forget the elderly *wink wink*, this article is a great reminder about […]