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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...

Brain Health Tips

Brain Health Tips

If you have been feeling forgetful or experiencing brain fog you are not alone. Many of our patients come to us under high degrees of stress and worry about the state of their mental clarity but are unsure of what to do. These days it is easier said than done to...

Mental Clarity Support and Brain Food

Mental Clarity Support and Brain Food

We can finally and fully welcome spring! Watching the cherry blossoms bloom is always a highlight of mine this time of year, as well as leaving work in the daytime and enjoying an evening walk. Spending more time outside feels like a very welcome change in life this...

Cancer Related Fatigue, It’s Real!

Cancer Related Fatigue, It’s Real!

Cancer related fatigue is defined as an ongoing lack of energy that is not improved by sleep and is not a result of overdoing it. This cancer related fatigue is chronic, it feels different to a tiredness you might feel at the end of a long day. Cancer related fatigue...

Mycotoxins: When, Where, What, Why?

Mycotoxins: When, Where, What, Why?

There are so many things to LOVE about the climate that we live in and the beauty of the nature around us here in the Pacific Northwest. We definitely have the rain and moisture to thank for all this amazing greenery we so appreciate every day. Unfortunately, there is...

American Heart Month

American Heart Month

There are many things we can include into our routines to support heart health and longevity. Here are a few of our favorite suggestions that you can easily incorporate into your daily home practices. Cardiovascular exercise to support heart health, such as long...