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Erin Stokes, N.D.

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Erin’s personal mission is to empower people with the inspiration and tools to change their lives. She received her Naturopathic Doctor degree from Bastyr University in 2001. Shortly afterwards she began to pursue her passion for educating others by teaching Western Pathology and Psychology of Healing at Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, Colorado. Erin combines her experience as a Naturopathic Doctor with an extensive background in the natural retail industry. Most recently she worked as a Lead Practitioner at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy for 6.5 years. The focus of Erin’s Naturopathic practice in Boulder, Colorado is on healthy Moms. She believes, “When moms are healthy, the world can be healthy.”

 

 

 

 

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Nutrition Tips for Runners

by Erin Stokes, ND “Whatever the event, nutrition plays a major role in the achievement of various factors that will see a runner or walker take the starting line in the best possible form .”[1] In our holistic practices, we’ll invariably have the opportunity to work with runners, some of whom are high-level, competitive athletes, and […]

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“Big T” Transparency

by Erin Stokes, ND Transparency. You’ve likely been hearing this word more often lately, but what exactly does it mean? The Merriam-Webster dictionary definition that applies most directly is “characterized by visibility or accessibility of information especially concerning business practices.” Transparency has become a buzzword utilized by many companies these days, so it’s important to […]

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The Power of Beet Root

by Erin Stokes, ND Beetroot has a long history of use, and was first cultivated by the Romans. In Greek mythology, Aphrodite was said to eat beets to retain her beauty. It’s no wonder when you look at the gorgeous crimson color, due to the naturally occurring pigment betacyanin. The doctrine of signatures also points […]

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Company Culture at INNATE Response

by Erin Stokes, ND At INNATE Response, we take our company culture to heart. In fact, we created a set of core values to guide our company culture along the way. We realize that being a team made up of a diverse group of individuals, these core values foster a working environment where we can […]

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What is VPTO?

by Erin Stokes, ND If you want to feel better in your own life, one of the best things you can do is to volunteer to help others. Studies have repeatedly shown that volunteering our time for a cause that we believe in helps us feel more connected to other people and less isolated. Yet, it can be […]

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Digestive Health in the Holiday Season

By Erin Stokes, ND The holiday season is the time of year when many of our patients overindulge and eat a wide array of foods not normally part of their diet. As physicians, it’s important to realize that during this time of feasting and festivities, people will stray from their typical eating routines to a […]

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Low on Energy? Don’t Forget Iron.

By Erin Stokes, ND One of the most common complaints I hear about from women that I work with in my naturopathic practice is fatigue. There are so many different avenues to pursue as a practitioner when investigating low energy levels, which means it can be challenging to know where to start. In therapeutic order, […]

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Ancient Ally : Ashwagandha

By Erin Stokes, ND Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an ancient ally that has been utilized and revered in India for thousands of years. In the traditional Indian system of medicine, Ayurveda, this humble looking plant is considered a rasayana, a restorative tonic that increases health and longevity.[1] Ayurveda, a Sanskrit word, literally means the “science […]

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Why Detox?

By Erin Stokes, ND The spring and early summer seasons are filled with new life and new energy. It’s an excellent time to embark on a detoxification plan, and support detoxification in our patients. The term “detox” also can cause a lot of confusion for our patients. They hear about detoxification and think it may benefit […]

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