Category: Nutrients

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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Your GUT Microbiome

  Your gut microbiome consists of trillions of microorganisms that lie in the gastrointestinal tract. This includes thousands of species of bacteria, archaea, fungi and viruses. Together, these microorganisms weigh as much as 2-5 pounds and have a profound impact on your health. The microorganisms in your gut play a variety of roles, some of […]

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Nutrition – Eating for your Body’s Needs

  What is the single most important thing you can do to improve your energy and mental functioning, reduce pain and inflammation, reduce your risk for chronic disease and age gracefully? Improving your nutrition! Eating a healthy diet continues to be a challenge for many individuals because there are so many factors at play. The ability to break […]

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What is IV Therapy

IV Therapy Q & A   What is IV therapy? IV, or intravenous therapy is putting a solution directly into your blood, in this case vitamins and minerals. Who should take vitamins and minerals IV? The answer is simple: anyone. IV vitamins and minerals give your cells a boost to start working better instantly. People […]

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Immune Support Into the Fall

  Written by Dr. Heather Robinson, ND Fall is a notoriously tough season for the cold and flu. Kids are back to school, the more lenient summer lifestyle is catching up with our bodies and from a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, our bodies can have difficulty adjusting to the change of seasons. As the cooler […]

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Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergy Relief

Spring brings warmth, renewed growth, and unfortunately for many seasonal allergies.  About twenty to thirty percent of Canadians suffer from allergies with symptoms arising as early as March for those allergic to pollen. While most suffer from runny nose and sneezing, some of us may also experience itchy eyes, sore throat and even low energy.  […]

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A Series on Stress: It’s All in Your Head

  We have discussed several key factors that should be considered when addressing stress and trying to improve its management: diet and sleep are crucial, and supplementation with nutrients and botanicals can offer incredible support. The power of our mind, however, is perhaps the most paramount. There is a fine balance between stressing the importance […]

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A Series on Stress: Part 3 of 4: “Time to Up the Ante”

While our diet should always be the starting place for getting the vitamins and minerals we need for our bodily processes to function optimally, supplementation can offer therapeutic benefit above and beyond that which can be achieved with diet alone. Supplementation also serves an important purpose in instances of depletion or chronic stress as a […]

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Top 5 Ways a Naturopathic Doctor Can Help with Infertility

  Infertility can be a hard reality that many patients have to deal with. When we hear something is wrong with our health, our natural inclination in this day and age is to “Google it.” This ultimately can take you down a seriously confusing rabbit hole. There is so much information out there, including many […]

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