Category: Health Articles

Menopause- What is happening to Me?

Menopause (more accurately- perimenopause) is such a transitional time for women. Most women feel the shift in their hormones and ‘stop feeling like themself’. Many start to struggle with their ability to cope through their days, a task that was much simpler for them in the past. There are 2 main hormonal changes happening that […]

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Andropause (Male Menopause)

Just like women, men also experience hormonal fluctuations as they age. In women, age related hormonal fluctuations is known as menopause. Further, while it is not commonly known, men can undergo a menopause like experience. This experience, or phenomenon, is known as andropause, or “male menopause”. Generally, in older men, testosterone levels slowly start declining. […]

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Surviving The Holidays

I have to admit, stuffing is one of my all time favorite holiday foods and I won’t say no to jam cookies either, but if you follow some simple rules you won’t have to either! The holidays are a time of year that we all look forward to in terms of socializing with friends and […]

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Nutritious Lunch Box Recipes

The second half of summer is already here, and with it, the school year is fast approaching. Many of you may start looking for some nutritious lunch box ideas, so today, we are sharing two child-friendly recipes that will provide energy throughout the day, enhance concentration and strengthen their immune system. Younger kids love cut-up […]

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Back-to-School – Supplementing for Success

While summer typically involves tons of fun, spontaneity, and adventure, it can also mean a loss of routine, irregular eating, and lots of indulging. Oftentimes returning to school can be a good opportunity to reintroduce some health-supportive habits, or begin incorporating some efforts for the first time. When it comes to supplementation, being selective is […]

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Beating the Cold and Flu Season For Back To School

As the temperature begins to fall, many people find themselves feeling less than their best. Fall and Winter can be a challenging time of year with cold and flu season at its peak. Regardless of whether or not you decide to vaccinate against the flu, naturopathic medicine can help you ensure that your immune system […]

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Citrus Strawberry Sorbet

A great way to enjoy a serving of fruit and get 40 mg of vitamin C. Whip up before dinner, chill in serving cups and enjoy after dinner or make and serve immediately to enjoy as a soft serve sorbet. This is a great healthy alternative to ice cream! 2 medium oranges 1/4 cup honey […]

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Too Sweet Summer: Reduce Your Sugar Intake Today!

During the summer months (much like during the winter holiday season) we are all bombarded with a vast amount of sweet-summer treats. From ice-cream and popsicles to fancy drinks, sugar seems to be the theme of the summer. Have you ever stopped and wondered what the implications of consuming large quantities of sugar are on […]

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How a Naturopathic Doctor can help Support and Optimize your Fertility

Planning to grow your family can be a very exciting time. It is a perfect opportunity to focus more on your health and fertility. Being properly informed and supported by a Naturopathic Doctor about ways to improve your health and optimize your fertility can take the guess work and confusion out of looking for these […]

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IBS and the LOW FODMAP diet

IBS and the LOW FODMAP diet The low FODMAP diet refers to a diet that restricts foods that are high in fermentable sugars that can cause gastrointestinal distress. It was developed by researchers at Monash University, in Melbourne, Australia. The diet is often recommended for patients that have irritable bowel syndrome. FODMAPs stands for fermentable […]

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