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Mycotoxin Testing

Mycotoxin Testing

Mycotoxins (aka mold) is a particularly poignant topic for all of us who live in the rainy Pacific Northwest. Mold is of particular concern in regards to health because it is often an underlying piece of the puzzle, one that we can’t quite put our finger on until we...

Reset with Prolon 5-day Fasting Mimicking Diet

Reset with Prolon 5-day Fasting Mimicking Diet

Are you ready for your January Reset? If you have been contemplating a new year cleanse and /or reset, you still have time before the end of January! Actually, you can do so anytime of the year! We want you to know that by joining Amber Wellness Group, you are...

Digestive Support for the Post-Holiday Bloat

Digestive Support for the Post-Holiday Bloat

After the busyness and indulgences many of us undertake during the holiday season, it is no wonder that digestion can go awry and become a big health focus for our patients to get back on track in the new year. Here are 3 simple techniques you can incorporate into...

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Thanksgiving Meal

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Thanksgiving Meal

Delicious holiday meals are often full of all the foods we try to avoid during the year because even though they may taste good, we know they don't make us feel good. What if this year, you could make a holiday meal delicious as well as anti-inflammatory, using...

Gratitude Food: Healthy and Delicious Holiday Feast

Gratitude Food: Healthy and Delicious Holiday Feast

Are you starting to plan your holiday feasts? All of our team has contributed to sharing our favorite holiday recipes with you. We have also highlighted some upcoming specials and promotions. So, kick back with a cup of apple cider and enjoy! 🙂 We are still hosting...

Back to School Lunches: Set Your Kids up for Success

Back to School Lunches: Set Your Kids up for Success

One life hack from Dr. Lisa is setting your kids up to pack their own lunches. Depending on their age, you can do weekly prep for some items or they can start to do it themselves. Teach them to grab one item from each category below. To make it fun, have a treat...

Healthy Dairy Alternatives

Healthy Dairy Alternatives

The week of August 1st, is World Breastfeeding Week. The goal is to create awareness, support, and engage action on breastfeeding and related issues. While this can be a bigger topic, we wanted to use this as an opportunity to highlight milk in general. The concept of...

Medicine Making Series: #2 St. John’s Wort Tincture

Medicine Making Series: #2 St. John’s Wort Tincture

This is the perfect time of year to harvest St. John's wort as it typically blooms right after the summer solstice. These are the beautiful yellow flowers you can spot all over Portland, usually along the sidewalks and edges of yards. The best way to harvest them is...

UV Safety Month

UV Safety Month

July is UV Safety Month, which seems quite appropriate. We wanted to share some of our favorite resources with you on how we keep protected from burns without coating ourselves in toxins. One great resource is put out by the environmental working group (EWG). They...

Outdoor Adventuring First Aid

Outdoor Adventuring First Aid

One of the many wonderful things to enjoy about living in the Pacific NW is the access to so many choices for outdoor adventuring. In the summer, this means camping and hiking for many of us. So we have created this first aid kit checklist of what you'll need to keep...

Medicine Making Series:  #1 Calendula Oil

Medicine Making Series: #1 Calendula Oil

The first step is to find some calendula. This plant can be found throughout Portland. You can also purchase calendula flowers at various herb shops. The Herb Shoppe has always been a trusty place to source ingredients for medicine making. Click here for the link to...

Family Health & Fitness Day June 12th

Family Health & Fitness Day June 12th

One of our favorite healthy lifestyle treatment suggestions we are passionate about is health through fitness and movement! Even better if you are able to include your whole family. This month on Sunday June 12th, is Family Health and Fitness Day. Dr. Meghan and Dr....

National Cancer Survivors Day

National Cancer Survivors Day

At Amber Wellness Group, we honor and support all in our community who have personally faced or who know someone who is a cancer survivor. The challenging journey from diagnosis of cancer, to treatment, to survivorship can impact every aspect of your life. We don't...

Naturopathic Mental Health Support

Naturopathic Mental Health Support

Mental Health Matters!! Many people experience anxiety, depression, or other mental health related concerns at some point in their lives. Sadly, this has become a more common experience after all the stressors of the last two years. The global pandemic potentiated...

Healthy Fat Dense Dishes

Healthy Fat Dense Dishes

You know how joyful it is when everyone in your household enjoys the same meal. This salmon curry is one that all my picky eaters enjoy and it's packed with all those good healthy fats we are focusing on this month. I alter the recipe slightly by using full fat...

Uplift and Renew Herbal Blend

Uplift and Renew Herbal Blend

We love herbs! Using an herbal tincture is a great way to support your body and has the convenience of sitting on your bedside table, being tossed in your bag, and you don't have to have a glass of water to swallow most of them. Tinctures are also a wonderful way to...