Author Archives: Central Coast Integrative Medicine

About Central Coast Integrative Medicine

Dr Dunbar is a Naturopathic doctor and massage therapist

Healthy Lifestyle = Lazy Lifestyle?

Being a (self-proclaimed) healthy bachelor and student, I believe I automatically have some of the accreditation associated with this article, originally titled “lifestyle for the lazy”. The basic idea for this article is that a great majority of lifestyle change advice I … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Shiatsu As part of a series of talks on healing by NCNM, I will be speaking at the Japanese gardens on Feb 28th, 2012 about “The Benefits of Shiatsu”.  I didn’t choose this title exactly, I had a hot moment … Continue reading

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My Weird Path To Food Freedom – And The Nutritional Bottom Line

This holiday season I notice myself saying no to anything I’m not hungry for, from the last piece of bacon slid under my nose by grama, to chips during and pie after lunch.  I’d eat these things if I were … Continue reading

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Fats and fat research–Part 3?

Here is: Part 2, Part 1, and the introductory mayonnaise post. My apologies for the overlap/redundancy between these articles. I’m sure someday I’ll become or hire a professional to awesome-ify all of this, until then, enjoy part 3-ish of my series … Continue reading

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What follows is my description of Naturopathic medicine including a short history, training/educational requirements, state of the research, and philosophy.  It is important to note that this is how I see and wish to present Naturopathic medicine, and for a … Continue reading

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Fats — The Research (Part 2)

we found that the people who ate the most cholesterol, ate the most saturated fat, ate the most calories, weighed the least, and were the most physically active. With a comment and a like, the fats article is rapidly becoming … Continue reading

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Fats (Part 1)

I’d like to share some of my views about healthy and unhealthy fats.  I do have some resources which I intend to add in later, or possibly in another article. Fats, and especially saturated fats, have been deemed unhealthy for … Continue reading

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