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June 20, 2017

Dr. Preet Khangura, ND If you suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), commonly termed as ‘heartburn’, it is in your best interest to have a naturopathic physician determine the root cause of the disorder.  But until that time comes, or while you are still in the middle of treatment, knowing which foods to eat and […]

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Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND I have heard estimates that 50% of digestion begins before the food hits the stomach. Factors such as where you are eating, how stressed or relaxed you feel, how attentive you are to your meal versus your computer or iPhone and how frequently you chew each bite altogether play a huge […]

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Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND There are many supplements you can take to quell heartburn. However, a big step to a healthy digestive system is you. Using these tips you can become a mindful eater and get your digestive system on the right path to prevent heartburn. Take a pause before you dig in. Smell the […]

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June 15, 2017

Dr. Julie Moore, ND Summertime is finally upon us! It’s time to break out the BBQ and head to the beach for a picnic or to the cottage or camping with friends and family. The only bad part…heartburn from all the overindulgence! Heartburn happens to be one of the most frequent complaints; a burning sensation […]

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May 29, 2017

For those following a restrictive SIBO diet to alleviate symptoms, the sibocenter.com offers many recipe options. This is one of our favorites – delicious carrot muffins to enjoy for breakfast or anytime! 1 cup almond flour ¼ cup coconut flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 3 eggs ¼ cup honey […]

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Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND SIBO or Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is a clinical syndrome that is gaining broader acceptance as the true underlying factor in most, if not all, cases of IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. What does SIBO look like and how do you get it? Before explaining these things, let us have a […]

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Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition in the gut where the bacterial population in the small intestine greatly exceeds the amount normally found there causing gas, bloating, diarrhea and/or constipation. It is now generally accepted that IBS is not caused by stress, but by bacterial dysbiosis and more specifically, […]

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April 20, 2017

From one of our favourite cookbooks “Nourishing Meals”, this salad is full of detoxification and antioxidant compounds while bursting with flavour. All tossed in a slightly spicy and gingery, creamy almond butter dressing. Enjoy! Salad: 1 bunch black kale, thinly sliced ½ small head red cabbage, thinly sliced ½ small head green cabbage, thinly sliced […]

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April 10, 2017

Dr. Adam McLeod, ND The majority of the foods and medications that you consume are metabolized in the liver. The liver is an incredibly complicated organ that carries out many vital tasks required for life. In the context of detoxification there are only a few major metabolic pathways in the liver that do most of […]

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Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Glutathione for the Treatment of MTHFR Genetic Polymorphisms, Parkinson’s Disease, Migraines, Chronic Fatigue and other Diseases of Impaired Detoxification Glutathione has become the focus of much interest in the treatment of many degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s as well as MTHFR genetic polymorphisms, migraines, traumatic brain injury and chronic […]

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