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The Prenuvo Body Scan

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | March 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what the inside of your body looks like? What if there is something that might be wrong with your organs, or what if they do not appear the way that they ideally should? What about finding out whether or not you have any tumors or lesions that might look cancerous, or … Read more

Why Naturopathic Medicine?

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | October 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Why NDs Are So Unique: Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) are trained to spend quality time with patients at each of their visits. In every new patient visit, we are diving deeply into every single aspect that makes you the unique individual that you are. We look at your diet, hydration, sleep, stress / stress management, energy … Read more

Falling Back in Love with Life

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | August 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

What 2020 Has Done to Us as Humans: It seems that everyone I talk to these days has just had enough of the year 2020. From the start of the year, with our planet’s worsening climate, to the COVID-19 pandemic, to the unprecedented unemployment rate, to the terrifying politics in the U.S., and the most … Read more

MRI machine

The Prenuvo Body Scan

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | March 23, 2021

Have you ever wondered what the inside of your body looks like? What if there is something that might be wrong with your organs, or what if they do not appear the way that they ideally should? What about finding out whether or not you have any tumors or lesions that might look cancerous, or … Read more

Sunrise through the trees

Why Naturopathic Medicine?

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | October 25, 2020

Why NDs Are So Unique: Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) are trained to spend quality time with patients at each of their visits. In every new patient visit, we are diving deeply into every single aspect that makes you the unique individual that you are. We look at your diet, hydration, sleep, stress / stress management, energy … Read more

Heart shape cut out in a wall of trees

Falling Back in Love with Life

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | August 23, 2020

What 2020 Has Done to Us as Humans: It seems that everyone I talk to these days has just had enough of the year 2020. From the start of the year, with our planet’s worsening climate, to the COVID-19 pandemic, to the unprecedented unemployment rate, to the terrifying politics in the U.S., and the most … Read more

Black Lives Matter protest

Why the BLM Movement Matters…To Me, At Least

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | June 15, 2020

Have you ever just been minding your own business, trying to fill your gas tank, or buying groceries, or trying on a pair of shoes, and suddenly, you feel a strange sensation that there are eyes on you? Have you ever walked past a group of people, while all of their heads turned to stare … Read more

Couple holding hands looking at sunset

The Equation for Empathy [Em=Au2]

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | May 13, 2020

If we had to choose an equation for empathy, what would it be? Perhaps it would be The Golden Rule, which is to do unto others as we would have others do unto us, right? A Lack of Empathy: One of the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for narcissistic personality disorder is a lack of having the … Read more

Woman laying face down on bed

How To Manage Your Pain During Quarantine

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | April 14, 2020

Raise a Hand if You’re in Pain: How many of you have been feeling an increased level of pain creeping up over the past 3-4 weeks? How many of you feel tightness in your chest, and have been experiencing difficulty breathing and getting a full lung’s worth of oxygen into your body? Does it feel … Read more

Open faced quesadillas

Open-Faced Quesadilla with Zaatar & Cheese

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | March 10, 2020

Try making an open-faced quesadilla using any type of flat bread. Sprinkle with your kiddo’s favorite cheese, or a combination of cheeses. Toast until the cheese has melted. Add a dusting of Zaatar (i.e. a common Middle Eastern spice that contains thyme and sumac, both of which are highly antimicrobial, as well as sesame seeds). Trust … Read more

Masto Khiar Persian yogurt and cucumber dish

“Masto-Musir” (AKA: Persian Yogurt & Shallot or Garlic)

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | March 10, 2020

Use a mortar and pestle, or the back of a large spoon, to thoroughly muddle / mash 1-2 cloves of fresh garlic. Mix with 1-1.5 cups of organic full-fat yogurt. Add 1-2 tsp of lemon juice, ¼ Tbsp of tahini, salt, and fresh or dried mint / oregano / thyme to taste. Voila! You have … Read more

Zereshk Polo Persian food dish

“Zereshk Polo” (AKA: Persian Barberry Rice)

By Hasti Fashandi, ND | March 10, 2020

How to Prepare: Soak ½-1 cup of berries in cold water for at least 20 minutes. Collect the berries from the top of the water; pour out old water, and change over the water until no residue remains at the bottom of the washing bowl. Repeat the cold-water rinsing process at least 6-8 times. This … Read more