John Bordiuk, M.D.
Ginette LaFleur, ANP
Staci Montori, L.M.T.

65 Walnut Street, Suite 380
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
781.239.9900 • fax (781) 239-9953

Newsletter Archive

We put a lot of time and energy into our newsletter, Words on Wellness.  To make it easy for our patients to access the information in each issue, we’ve created this archive area.  We hope it will be a useful resource for you.

Magnificent Microgreens

image courtesy of http://wegrowmicrogreens.com

Microgreens are similar to sprouts. They are the tender, young seedlings of vegetables and herbs valued for their health benefits and provide up to 50% more nutritional value than their adult counterparts. In this issue we highlight a local urban grower, including information on how to find their products at nearby markets and restaurants.  Click here to view this issue.

New Allergy Treatement

Sublingual Drops

Inner Balance now offers an effective sublingual immunotherapy treatment for a variety of environmental allergies and other chronic conditions such as asthma, sinusitis and eczema. Sublingual Immunotherapy by Allergychoices helps build long-term tolerance to allergens via a liquid antigen taken under the tongue. Click here to view this issue.

Farm to Table

Vitamin Infusions

‘Farm to Table’ is a growing consumption trend and with good reason.  There is hardly a better way to obtain vital nutrients than via locally grown and freshly harvested food.  Joining a CSA is a great way to enjoy fresh, local produce but did you know that you can do the same thing with seafood? Click here to view this issue.

Tick Bite Precautions

Lovely Lilacs

Unfortunately, spring doesn’t only bring blooming lilacs, spring peepers and baseball games.  The ticks are also back! This edition is full of precautions you can take to guard against tick bites, including natural methods to repel and deter ticks, as well as steps to take if you or a family member is bitten. Click here to view this issue.

Slicing Carbohydrate & Wheat Intake

Paderno Veggie Slicer

One of the easiest ways we’ve found to reduce carbs and wheat in our diet is by using a vegetable slicer to make our own “veggie pasta.” The results are delicious, healthful and nutritious meals that the kids even love. This issue is full of resources to help you easily reduce your carb and wheat intake. Click here to view this issue.

All About Nurse Practitioners

Nurse practitioners (NP) bring a comprehensive perspective to health care making them the health partner of choice for millions of Americans.  Find out what you may not know about nurse practitioners and why they are an excellent choice as your primary care provider. Click here to view this issue.

The Power of Gratitude

Little Love Letters

In this issue you can read about the surprising ripple effect my 4-year old daughter’s homework assignment had on our entire family. It inspired Staci and me to feature our team member, Carrie Forman and the global gratitude project she co-founded, called the Little Love Letter Campaign®. Click here to view this issue.

Tools for Building Balance

balance

When Staci came across a study that revealed incorporating balance exercises into your daily routine could significantly reduced the risk of injury from a fall, we decided to share the findings along with ways to improve your balance.

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Perfect Summer Blends

Green smoothie

In this issue we discuss the benefits of raw vegan aspects into your diet, and highlight smoothies as a quick and easy way to do so.  One of John’s “Surprise” smoothie blend recipes is even included; it’s high in nutrition, low in calories, has a low glycemic index and tastes great! Click here to view this issue.

Spring Bounty

Five Elements Chart

This was our very first newsletter and features general information about 5 Element Acupuncture as well as specifics about the Wood Element and it’s correlation with Spring. Click here to view this newsletter.