Tara Skye Goldin,N.D.
January 2014 
 Dr. Tara Skye Goldin's Newsletter, The Winter Survival Issue!
 Natural Medicine That Gets Results!
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January is here in Colorado and it certainly is the "dead of winter" here. While I survive the long sometimes cold and dreary season by getting up into the mountains and skiing and snowshoeing, many of my readers do not enjoy winter sports, or live in an area that does not have these activities as readily available as we do here. This can be a gloomy time of year indeed! The holidays are over and it can just seem like a very. long. month.

This issue will be dedicated to providing information on not just getting through the dead of winter but actually thriving during this time of year! And remember, the days are slowly but surely getting longer!

I will be once again attending the Naturopathic Oncology Conference in Phoenix next month. I plan to learn, among other things, more details about how the ketogenic diet can stem the tide of tumor growth by suppressing glycolysis (sugar metabolism which promotes tumor growth). And more instruction on prescribing the ketogenic diet. Exciting!

 Depression and anxiety: Exercise eases symptoms
 Depression symptoms often improve with exercise. Here are some realistic tips to help you get started and stay motivated.

When you have anxiety or depression, exercise often seems like the last thing you want to do. But once you get motivated, exercise can make a big difference

Exercise helps prevent and improve a number of health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis. Research on anxiety, depression and exercise shows that the psychological and physical benefits of exercise can also help reduce anxiety and improve mood. From the Mayo Clinic

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 Seasonal Affective Disorder
 Say "no" to carbs, "yes" to protein and veggies!

A lack of sunlight means our brains produce less serotonin, a neurotransmitter that affects our mood, says William Weggel, a psychiatrist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wis. Conversely, Weggel and other experts believe that the added hours of darkness may also contribute by cueing the production of melatonin, a sleep-related hormone. From US News and World Report

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 Winter Greens Recipes

One way to maintain great nutrition during the winter months is to indulge in some winter greens! They are full of bioavailable Vit C, Vit A and L-5 methylfolate, the best kind of folic acid! Here are 15 recipes to try! Enjoy! From The Kitchn

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Thank you for supporting almost 21 years of naturopathic medical practice in the Boulder area! I am always striving to provide the most excellent care to my patients!