Put down that cage-free egg! Your health depends on it!

When you’re at the grocery store, do you stare at the labels on everything from the egg cartons to the fish counter? I do! Sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which products are

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The Three Main Reasons Wheat is Bad For You

When talking about wheat, we usually hear that gluten, one of its components, is the problem. Gluten is a protein in wheat and related grains, such as rye and barley. It is the substance that makes dough

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Is soy good or bad for you?

Soy is a controversial food. Some consider it a superfood whereas others consider it to be a hormone disruptor. Should you include soy in your diet? That depends on how much you eat and whether you have

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How to Go Gluten Free

If wheat-based products are so bad for you, what are you supposed to eat? Many naturopathic doctors recommend that you eliminate gluten from your diet to improve your general health. Even though eliminating

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Detox: Yes or no?

Have you ever thought about doing a cleanse or a detox but weren’t sure of the benefits or didn’t know how? Read below to find out. Why detox? A detox is beneficial for general health because it gives

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Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a very common mental illness, with up to 8% of the population affected. It can last for many years if left untreated. It affects women more than man and typically starts

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Top Three Prescription Drugs and Their Natural Alternatives Part 2

As discussed in Part 1 of this blog post, the top three pharmaceutical drugs prescribed in North America are hydrocodone for pain, statins for lowering cholesterol, and amlodipine for lowering blood pressure. In

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Managing Menopausal Symptoms Naturally

Do you get frequent hot flashes and night sweats? Do you also have vaginal dryness and trouble sleeping? If so, then you’re experiencing the most common symptoms of perimenopause. Other common symptoms

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Top Three Prescription Drugs and Their Natural Alternatives

In North America, we are used to the idea of taking prescription or over-the-counter drugs to treat common ailments, especially pain. The focus of naturopathic medicine is prevention, and so in my practice,

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Essential Tremor: Naturopathic Solutions

What is essential tremor? Anyone affected by essential tremor (ET) knows that it can be difficult to perform simple tasks of daily living, such as writing or drinking, which can be frustrating as well

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