'Flu is not a season' is likely one of the best things I have seen on social media as of late. Influenza is acquired not because it's 'the season' but due to factors like low vitamin D, inadequate hydration, inactivity, and poor nutrition (too much refined...January 2016
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
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
There has been a recent surge of interest and media coverage on the human papillomavirus (HPV) – a virus that can lead to the development of cervical cancer.
Naturopathic medicine seeks to find the underlying cause of disease, and to focus a person's at...January 2008
Low bone density is not a calcium deficiency.
Are your bones being built-up or broken-down? Actually, both should be happening all of the time... but it is the balance of these processes which is important to establish and maintain. Osteoclasts are cells that continually reabsorb bone while osteoblasts are...November 2006
Summer is the season for fun in the sun! While we love to play and relax in the summer sunshine it is becoming more and more important to protect ourselves from the potentially harmful rays from the sun. Moderate sun exposure and a gentle tan can actually...July 2006