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Brio Gives Back 2019

  As the busy holiday season approaches us, it is a nice time to think about giving back to our community.  As an outreach for the holiday season we will be collecting donations of non-perishable food items and cash. This year, you will also be able to donate directly through our website to the Richmond Food [...]

Brio Gives Back 20192019-12-08T00:18:42+00:00

What’s a Normal Period and Is There Really A Connection with the Moon?

*Note: hormonal forms of birth control (contraception) such as pills, certain IUDs, implants, injections, vaginal rings, and skin patches can change your cycles: timing, length, and flow.   A woman’s period, especially a natural menstrual cycle*, can give a lot of information about her overall health. Some ancient cultures believed that female hormones mimic the waxing [...]

What’s a Normal Period and Is There Really A Connection with the Moon?2019-12-05T06:55:02+00:00

The Vagus Nerve: Find Out It’s Link of Emotions to Symptoms

In the recent years, the concept of the Gut being our second brain has become more accepted as mainstream thinking.  This is a fundamental teaching of Naturopathic Physicians, which is why many treatments for a variety of symptoms, will include treatment of the digestive tract.  As a fetus is developing in utero, the development of [...]

The Vagus Nerve: Find Out It’s Link of Emotions to Symptoms2019-11-18T03:04:11+00:00

Eating Out with Dr. Carin: A Guide to Healthy (and Delicious!) Food in Seattle – PART TWO

Just in case you haven't seen it already, click here to check out PART ONE of the series. Kamonegi (in the artsy Freemont neighborhood of Seattle, north of downtown) When you think of Japanese cuisine, the first thing that comes to mind is probably sushi, immediately followed by ramen. Kamonegi goes its own way and [...]

Eating Out with Dr. Carin: A Guide to Healthy (and Delicious!) Food in Seattle – PART TWO2019-11-09T02:44:53+00:00

Eating Out with Dr. Carin: A Guide to Healthy (and Delicious!) Food in Seattle – PART ONE

I love learning about food: learning about how nutrients work together; how we build relationships with ourselves and others around food; how digestion works with microbes and our circadian rhythms. I’m always looking for ways to put what I learn into practice in my own life. In my experience preparing most meals at home is [...]

Eating Out with Dr. Carin: A Guide to Healthy (and Delicious!) Food in Seattle – PART ONE2019-11-01T05:43:06+00:00

What Course is Dr. Lee Taking Next?  

Dr. Lee is currently taking a Master's-level training in Functional Neurology through the Carrick Institute. He has spent the past two years learning in greater depth about the brain, nervous system and gut (a.k.a. the "second brain"). His goal is to combine his new studies with his years of Chinese Medicine experience to create a [...]

What Course is Dr. Lee Taking Next?  2019-10-07T06:39:27+00:00