movement & mindset
Blue Zones are regions of the world where people commonly live active lives past the age of 100 years. Recently learning about these communities my attention was caught by two of the nine habits that contribute to their health & longevity. You may anticipate...January 2019
Men, your prostate is a walnut-sized gland that allows urine to flow freely through its core and produces a fluid that constitutes ~30% of semen. Consequently, keeping it healthy is important for both urinary function and fertility.
You may have heard recently...January 2015
It's that time of year again when the smooth-sailing days of sunshine, soft breezes and simple clothing shift toward darker days, cold winds and more preparation before heading out of doors. Like this transition from tranquil to stormy, women's hormones go...October 2014
8 reasons you may not be sleeping well
Would you like to feel more rested and refreshed when you wake in the morning?While statistics indicate that upward of 58% of adults experience bouts of insomnia at least 3 times each week, I find that only seldom do people tell me they are happy with...October 2013
This provides a great substitute for egg in your general baking recipes.
Whether you are not eating eggs, or simply don’t have one in your fridge when you need it, this recipe will
help create the binding effect that the egg provides.
1 tablespoon...July 2013
It takes more than just ‘being in the sun’ to get this important nutrient
Ah, summer. The season for less clothing, more sunscreen, and shelving the daily vitamin D supplement; after all, you are getting this important nutrient from the sun now, yes?
You may be surprised to know that simply being outside is not necessarily enough...June 2012
Does this sound like your child?
Are you concerned about your child’s behaviour? Has their school / daycare expressed concerns about hyperactivity, aggression, or defiance? Solutions may be more simple, and natural, than you think.Naturopathic doctors are finding that these beh...October 2011
Summertime is synonymous with shorter sleeves and pants. Accompanying this shorter clothing we see more eczema peeking-out from previously covered surfaces.
Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is a dry, inflammatory skin condition most often found in...June 2011
Your joint pain may not be what you think it is.
“Osteoarthritis, sometimes called degenerative joint disease or osteoarthrosis, is the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when cartilage in your joints wears down over time.” – Mayo Clinic
Joint pain, which is caused by inflammation, may be the...April 2011
Naturopathic medicine is science- and evidence-based medicine that can help you achieve a high level of health and vitality.
The goal of naturopathic medicine is to find and treat the cause of your health issues/concerns. We recognize that your health history...November 2010
Every 12 seconds a woman dies of breast cancer.
- S.D. Kaur
... let’s work together to keep this statistic from touching your life.
What you can do to support your breast health:
develop assertiveness and release anger & deep resentment consume a diet...October 2010