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3 Ways to use Water to Fight off Colds and Flus for the Whole Family

In a previous blog post we discussed tips to put into practice in your everyday to help prevent the cold or flu. Now perhaps you didn’t get all your ducks in a line or maybe despite your best efforts you may still come down with a bug. Well don’t fret, there are ways you can […]

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Eggs and Heart Health: Friend or Foe? A Look at the Science

I still have patients that frequently come into my office and proudly talk about the healthy food choices they make and very often will highlight the fact that they eat egg whites and avoid yolks “because they are high in cholesterol.” This is a completely understandable response because for years the media has engrained the […]

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5 Ways to Boost your Immune System Naturally

Well it is that time of year, COLD and FLU season. So, why not try to prevent it?! Drink your water. Keeping hydrated keeps your mucous membranes (one of your protective barriers) healthy and prevents bacteria and viruses from entering your body. Eat a whole foods diet, avoid sugar, and maximize on these immune boosting […]

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The Guiding Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Doctors adhere strongly to six guiding principles that outline the fundamental naturopathic approach to health and healing. These principles separate naturopathic medicine from other forms of health care: First Do No Harm Naturopathic Doctors treat using safe and effective therapies and medicines. They emphasize gentle approaches to care in order to minimize side effects, […]

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My Road to Naturopathic Medicine

I have been where you are. Well…maybe not exactly, but there was a time when I too felt unwell and overwhelmed by that feeling that I did not have control over my own health. When I was a University student – studying to be a nurse – there was a point when I was taking […]

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