Thyroid Awareness

Thyroid Awareness

January is Thyroid Awareness Month!  Here’s the low-down on this AMAZING, yet SO important butterfly shaped gland that sits below your Adam’s apple! Some quick facts: -It’s made up of 2 lobes (left and right) which are each the size of a plum cut in 1/2.  

Health Checkups In The New Year

Health Checkups In The New Year

I was just scrolling on Facebook and saw they have a “Preventative Health” recommendations from health organizations based on your age and gender so I thought I would share what it said.  When was the last time you had a tune-up?   American College of 

BIG News + BLACK FRIDAY SPECIALS!

BIG News + BLACK FRIDAY SPECIALS!

Starting January 2nd, 2020, I will be relocating to Gilbert! New Office Location:   3336 E Chandler Heights Road Suite 123 Gilbert, AZ 85298 NE Corner of Chandler Heights & Higley To kick start the new year and my new practice I’m offering some GREAT 

Are you a ND or a ND student?

Are you a ND or a ND student?

Are you a naturopathic doctor or a naturopathic student? NDcommunity is where you need to be! This community has helped me grow SO much as a business professional in the last 30 days that I have been a member and I’m so glad I found 

Are You Sick & Tired of Being Sick & Tired?

Are You Sick & Tired of Being Sick & Tired?

Let’s talk about a virus today.  It’s called Epstein-Barr Virus, or EBV for short.  It’s the virus that causes mono (mononucleosis), ya know, the so-called “kissing disease?”  This virus is usually self-limiting (you can rid yourself of the symptoms quickly or experience no symptoms at 

Food Dye 101

Food Dye 101

I spent a few weeks on social media posting about artificial food colorings and why you should avoid them. I’ve compiled the posts together for you here! First up is the big guy, RED 40 or RED 3. It goes by other names, but just 

Love Your Heart

Love Your Heart

February is Heart Awareness Month and Valentine’s Day was yesterday–so much LOVE and everything hearts!! If you’ve been following me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/doctor_erin_ellis/ or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DoctorErinEllisNMD/ you will notice I have been posting about heart health all week.  I’ll be posting a free document soon you 

9 Years Ago….

9 Years Ago….

Below is my first post in by blog at www.fightwinnowlive.com the day after I was diagnosed with NHL 9 years ago today. It’s surreal that that ever happened and look at how far I have come now…. February 5th, 2010: Hello there everyone! I have 

Want pasta but without the extra carbs?  I got you!

Want pasta but without the extra carbs? I got you!

Today is National Spaghetti Day and how doesn’t love a good ‘ol big bowl of noodles? It’s crazy though the amount of carbohydrates that are in ONE bowl of spaghetti. 2 OUNCES of spaghetti has 41 grams of carbs. That’s insane. Have you ever heard 

All About B Vitamins!

All About B Vitamins!

Ever wondered exactly what was in a B vitamin?  Well, here is your answer.  A typical B-complex will have the following: B1 (Thiamine): needed for metabolism of carbohydrates and plays a role in nerve transmission.  It’s depleted with alcohol consumption!   B2 (Riboflavin): needed for