Karen Zuidema, ND, PhD, LAc
Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist
Dr. Zuidema has been practicing Holistic Medicine for more than 25 years. Dr. Zuidema is Board-Certified in Acupuncture and Holistic Nutritionist Certified in FirstLine® Therapy, a powerful state-of-the-art nutrition program recognized by the NIH (National Institute of Health).
Dr. Zuidema received her degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the College of Natural Medicine in 1991. She earned a Ph.D. with honors in Nutrition from the American College of Natural Medicine in 2000. Dr. Zuidema received her master’s degree in acupuncture from the Eastern School of Acupuncture and a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine specializing in Reproductive Health from the College of Alternative Medicine in 2012.
Dr. Zuidema is the author of the book, The Healthy Lunchbox.
Dr. Karen Zuidema offers an integrative and functional approach that helps patients with various health issues from pain, infertility, weight loss, menopause, hypertension, high cholesterol, stress and digestive disorders to autoimmune related issues, as well as, offering support during chemotherapy and radiation. During your one hour comprehensive evaluation, Dr. Zuidema will gain insight into your health and customize a nutrition plan based upon scientific and clinical observations. Your individualized nutrition plan is the foundational pillar that supports your body and its path to healing. It will pinpoint exactly what foods and supplements are right for your body, as well as which to avoid.