Drugs versus Diet

Have you ever wondered why doctors prescribe pharmaceutical drugs instead of supplements and dietary changes? It’s because of their training. They receive little or no training in nutritional counselling.

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The story behind the anti-inflammatory diet

As a naturopath and someone who has always been interested in good health, I thought I was eating pretty healthy. I treat my body as my temple and try to look after it. As an ND, I also know that good

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You Feel What You Eat

Whenever I go to a networking meeting, I usually meet at least one person who has a family member or close friend with a mental illness. Usually, these people are barely eating anything and are self-medicating

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7 signs it’s time to do a cleanse

Do you experience any of these signs and symptoms?You have weight issues. You've been gaining weight, especially around your abdomen. You've tried dieting but this stubborn weight just won't come off.Your

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I’m sick. Now what?

You have tried all the preventive measures I wrote about in my last blog post but they didn’t work: You still got sick. Now what should you do? 1.REST! Chances are you got sick because you’ve

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Preventing Illness Naturally

Now that cooler weather is here, people get sick more often. You don’t have to be one of them. Here is a list of things you can do to strengthen your immune system to prevent yourself from getting

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What does it take to feel better?

In my practice, I work with many seniors. One of the observations I have made is that many of them experience aches and pains and other signs of poor health, such as cognitive decline, because they have

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Is orange juice really that good for you?

A Western breakfast typically starts off with a glass of orange juice. The orange juice commercials on TV have done a great job of convincing us that orange juice is very high in vitamin C and should

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Prescription Drugs and Nutrient Depletion

Are you taking prescription drugs? Did your doctor tell you that prescription drugs deplete nutrients? If you’re taking prescription drugs, you have probably experienced some of their unpleasant

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Breathing for Health

Having worked with many seniors, I’ve noticed that many of them have shallow breathing, i.e., small, short breaths, and they breathe through their mouths. I have also heard comments from other health

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