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in the context of your body, your story,

and your life.

I meet you where you’re at.

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Thorough, attentive, and personal root-cause care
that unlocks your natural ability to thrive.

Meet Dr. Ben

Naturopathic doctor. Nutrition geek.
Cook. Nature lover.


Empowering a whole, healthy you.
Healthy, thriving wholeness is within reach for everyone.

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The Modern Vital Blog

Two Foods We are Dying to Eat: Vegetable Oils and Sugar

If you asked me what two foods to remove from your diet immediately, my curt reply may surprise you: Vegetable oils and sugar. I recently finished science-aficionado Dr. Catherine Shanahan, M.D.'s, "Deep Nutrition (2017)," and now I'm listening to it for a second...

Insulin Resistance and The Case for Chromium

Now that the calorie and cholesterol hypotheses are dead, the great nutrient collapse is upon us and insulin resistance has taken center stage. Evidence abounds that chromium deficiency is a key factor in the insulin resistance epidemic, comprising conditions such as...