Q&A with Naturopathic Dr. Holly Lucille

From time to time we hope to answer some of our reader’s burning questions about health, skin care, nutrition – you name it! We’ve got a bevy of experts at our fingertips, so ask away!  Send us your questions at hello@thechalkboardmag.com.  As questions come in, we’ll match them with the right experts and their professional advice!

We begin our Expert Q&A’s with Dr. Holly Lucille, a practicing naturopathic doctor and former president of California Naturopathic Doctors Association.  Dr. Holly was name one of Time Magazine’s “Top 100 Most Influential People” a couple of years ago and we understand why!  With her vivacious, yet down-to-earth personality and in-depth knowledge of natural medicine it’s impossible not to catch Dr. Holly’s passion for what natural medicine can do.


Q: I have heard of a diet that guides you to eat by your blood type. Does it work?
A: The Blood Type Diet was written and researched by Dr. Peter D’Adamo.  Although each person is different in his or her needs, I have used this as a modality in my practice with great clinical success.  In my opinion, it helps people identify food sensitivities and when followed, takes people through a slow detoxification process.”

Q: Which organic label should I trust?  There seems to be some variations.
A: “Manufacturers and growers of organic products bearing the USDA seal have to meet the strictest standards of any of the currently available organic labels.”

Q: I am a 48-year-old female and I seem to have been loosing more hair than usual as I grow older. Is this normal?
A: “It’s normal for woman to lose, on average, 50-100 strands of hair a day. If you notice any increase that persists more than a month, I would visit a qualified health care practitioner to help you understand and then treat the cause.”

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can be found at drhollylucille.com.

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