Living Well Blog: Saratoga's Holistic Health Forum

June 2011 Archives

Dr. LoBisco's News:

1. Check out my latest blog on heart health. Learn about how the heart "thinks" and how it may contribute to fighting off cancer cells! The biochemistry behind the emotions and how to physically treat your cardiovascular is also explained.

2. What's your Naturopathic IQ? Do you know what Naturopathic Medicine is and the difference between seeing a Naturopathic Physician and a conventional Physician? Find out with my Naturopathic Quiz.

3. I hope to see you all at my Holistic Health Forum on June 27th. Invite your friends, it should be a lively group!

4. Who doesn't love Oz? Check out my latest answers to questions on Dr. Oz's Sharecare site.

It sounds like a scary movie, but it's true! Dr.Mercola spoke about these exploding watermelons in a recent article. Intrigued?

Check out my latest blog on Hormones, Pesticides, GMO's, OH MY!

It's not as dreary a topic as it may seem! In this blog, I give some basic action steps to take for anyone to improve their health, even if they are starting out with a cookie and soda diet.

Other updates:

1. I have just posted a recommended reading list for wellness. The books listed are in the areas of personal growth, financial success, and health.

I hope some of these authors will provide inspiration for you on your wellness journey, as they did for me.
(Comment below if you have any feedback with these books, I'd love to hear it!)

2. My integrative health forum is coming up on June 27th. Hope to see you there!

The connection between EMFs and Cancer has been disputed for years. However, the evidence is now piling up.

In my latest blog, I discuss this connection and give suggestions on how to still stay connected as you protect your brain!

Read more here. a related mind topic, what can protect our brain and keep our moods stable? Fish oil! According to a study done on addictive, bi-polar MICE (yes, I wrote that correctly):

The researchers also found correlations between mouse brain molecular changes and molecular markers in their blood, so called "biomarkers."

"There is now substantial evidence at the molecular level that omega-3 fatty acids work on the brain in ways similar to psychiatric drugs," said Dr. Niculescu. "With these biomarker findings, we can now move forward as a field and do more targeted clinical studies in humans."

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About Dr. Sarah Lobisco

Dr. LoBisco has been in holistic healthcare for over 10 years. She became interested in holistic medicine when she was able to heal two herniated discs through nutrition, yoga, supplementation, and chiropractic. She has mentored with holistic practices throughout New York, Vermont, and Connecticut. In addition to her Naturopathic and Functional Medical training, Dr. LoBisco has extensive training in a variety of healing modalities, including therapeutic essential oils, nutraceuticals, herbs, whole food supplements, nutritional medicine, and mind-body therapies. She is a graduate of the accredited, four year post-graduate program in Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. This program includes clinical rotations and a demanding scientific curriculum in integrating conventional and natural medicine. Dr. LoBisco holds her license from the state of Vermont.

Dr. LoBisco is a candidate for certification in Functional Medicine through the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM). Dr. LoBisco is also certified in Applied Kinesiology and holds a BA in psychology from SUNY Geneseo. She has contributed as an item writer for the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE)and has several articles that have been published in the Naturopathic Doctor News and Review Digest (NDNR) and the Townsend Letter, both physician- based journals. Dr. LoBisco is also a hired speaker on integrative medical topics for medical professionals.

Dr. LoBisco currently incorporates her training in holistic medical practices and conventional medicine through writing, researching, private practice, and through her independent contracting work for companies regarding supplements, nutraceuticals, essential oils, and medical foods. She has a small, private wellness consultation practice through telephone and Skype. Dr. LoBisco also enjoys continuing to educate and empower her readers through her blogs and social media. Her upcoming book, BreakFree Medicine, is set to release within the next year. Please inquire here for more specific information.