Category: Health Articles

10 facts you may not know about holistic nutritionists

By Marianna Duba, M.Sc., RHN In our modern society, more and more people realize that something is wrong with our nutrition and general lifestyle. The obesity rate has reached epidemic proportions. Statistics confirm that the occurrence of chronic degenerative diseases is on steady climb. How can this happen with the continuous progress and development in […]

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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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Be Allergy Free with Homeopathy: A Natural Treatment for Environmental Allergies

By Andrea Hauser We are rapidly approaching the dreaded season of sneezing, runny noses, itchy watery eyes, throat irritation and a general low feeling despite the end of winter. Canadians are much too familiar with these “summer cold-like” symptoms and consequently are far too familiar with the allergy section at the drug store. Living with […]

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What’s In Your Sunscreen…Is It Doing More Harm Than Good?

For years we have been told to apply sunscreen before going out in the sun and we have listened. And sunscreen manufacturers have been paying attention, coming up with all kinds of products ranging from waterproof, spray-on, greaseless and hypo-allergenic just to name a few. But are sunscreens really safe? Are they really better than […]

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Toxic Load

There are many ways that toxins invade our bodies. The air we breathe is full of pollution – byproducts from burning fossil fuels, aerosols, and metals – contributing to increased allergies, asthma, cardiovascular diseases, and other respiratory diseases1. The soil we walk on and plant our food in is laden with pesticides that have the […]

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FirstLine Therapy can help you regain your health this year!

FirstLine Therapy is a specialized therapeutic lifestyle change program unlike any other in that the FLT system targets the underlying causes of chronic illnesses by incorporating a sensible eating plan, exercise, nutritional supplementation, and stress management. In fact, the following key characteristics are unique to the FLT program: FLT is not just a weight loss […]

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Weight Loss – Does one size fit all?

We all know the facts about rising levels of obesity and the general populations’ unhealthy eating habits. So why is it that we aren’t changing our habits and shedding those unwanted pounds? Losing weight is a challenging and frustrating venture that often sets us up for failure. Losing weight isn’t just about cutting back on […]

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