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112, 2016

Hit the holidays but skip the hangover: Expert how-to tips!

By | December 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The holiday season is synonymous with ample opportunities to indulge in all things delicious. For many folks, this equates to dragging themselves to the curb on a cold January 1st morning (it’s no wonder we have New Year’s resolutions!).  However, there is a different way and it does not mean you have to sacrifice your fun!   As a bartender-turned-Naturopathic [...]

1611, 2016

Fat Checker: an evidence based take on why we need to understand our fat cells better before we get rid of them

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: Fall|0 Comments

Obesity is a major health issue affecting huge numbers of Canadians, and it is a key factor in the development of numerous diseases, including Type 2 Diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and cancer (1, 2).  And unfortunately for many overweight people, the primary treatment recommendations are largely missing the mark (2). Let’s face it, if it were all about 'less calories [...]

1210, 2016

Hallowe’en: More ‘trick’ than ‘treat’ when it comes to your immune system

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: Fall, Seasonal Articles|0 Comments

Halloween is only days away and it’s the perfect opportunity to cut loose: dress up wildly, get your groove on mid-week and let yourself indulge a bit! Although this great and ghouly event is synonymous with a sack full of sugary treats, you may want to limit your sweet indulgence - especially once you learn what sugar really does to [...]

1609, 2016

Back at school & already tuckered? Boost your brain with Omega 3’s!

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: Fall, Seasonal Articles|0 Comments

With the return to school and work this fall we could all use a cognitive boost and omega 3 fatty acids are just the thing! We've all heard the terms 'omega 3's' and 'essential fatty acids' but what are they really?? Omega 3’s are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids - in other words, 'good fats'.   These healthy fats [...]

209, 2016

Allerg-EASE ~ how to prevent & treat seasonal allergies

By | September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Fall, Seasonal Articles|0 Comments

Making another midnight run to the allergy aisle of your local pharmacy? You’re not alone! Over 4 million Canadians suffer from seasonal allergies, and although a single symptom of a runny nose, or itchy eyes or sneezing may not be debilitating, the onslaught of them all together for weeks on end can be incapacitating both physically and emotionally. While the [...]