Author: Dr. Paloma Defuentes, ND

March 23, 2018 Dr. Paloma Defuentes, ND No comments exist

What does this mean? I often get people in my office with a list of complains about their bodies not working well. Which one do I address first? As a naturopathic physician, I am used to looking at symptoms on a hierarchical level. They are organs that are, by the function, priority organs. Parts of…

May 31, 2017 Dr. Paloma Defuentes, ND No comments exist

What do you need: Castor oil, two sheets of plastic (garbage bags okay), 1 yard cotton or wool flannel, heating pad (if indicated), large old bath towel, 3 safety pins. Directions: Fold flannel into three thicknesses to fit over your whole abdomen. Cut a piece of plastic 1-2 inches larger than flannel. Drizzle flannel with…

May 12, 2016 Dr. Paloma Defuentes, ND No comments exist

    by Dr. Paloma Defuentes, N.D.   So many people think that eating healthy is difficult, and I’m going to show you that it’s easier than you think. It does require a change of mind, for sure. But it is joyful, fun, and certainly worth it. Let me give you a few hints. Food…

April 20, 2016 Dr. Paloma Defuentes, ND No comments exist

Suggestions to help you achieve your greatest potential for Spring, 2016: Go outdoors. Practice deep breathing. Sweating is important. Do exercises that heat up your body. Use hot and cold showers. Practice a lot of singing. Put your body upside down. Your body needs less sleep. Eat warm food. Use warmer colors; greens, light yellows,…