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November 23, 2016

Elizabeth Stimson, ND This hearty chowder is great on a cold evening. You can use fish, or for a vegetarian version, use freshly cooked chickpeas instead. It is loaded with nutrients and some grand brain and thyroid supportive ones in particular (Fish or Chickpeas, coconut oil, kelp etc…). Serves 6 Ingredients: * 1 – 2 […]

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Dr. Samantha Gray, ND RAc Neurotransmitters are unique chemicals that facilitate the transmission of signals or messages throughout the body. Neurotransmitters are particularly active in the brain to influence and regulate a wide range of processes such as mental performance, emotions, pain response and energy levels. Neurotransmitters are the brain’s chemical messengers, facilitating communication among […]

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Ginko, Kotoku-in Temple, Kamakura
November 22, 2016

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND Have you ever found yourself stuck mid-sentence trying to find the right word? Or any word for that matter!? Do you ever walk into a room for “something” only to stand there blankly, trying to remember what on earth you were supposed to do or supposed to get? Do you find […]

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Dr. Jeannie Achuff, ND As naturopathic doctors, we have the privilege of witnessing the very intimate textures of people’s lives as they are lived. It is sometimes so raw and straining, and we see our patients brought to their knees by the hands of fate. While we can’t shepherd our patients through the bumps in […]

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Turmeric Milk
October 21, 2016

Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND Golden Milk is a traditional warming and delicious tea that has many nourishing and healing qualities.  It has been used for centuries in India and around the world, but lately has been getting more and more press for it’s famous ingredient turmeric.  Turmeric has a bitter taste and can be difficult […]

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October 19, 2016

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND “A change is as good as a rest”, or so the saying goes, and yet there are times in our life when change is nerve-wracking, exciting to the point of stomach butterflies, or downright scary. You may be facing a new career, a change of relationship, a metamorphosis within your own […]

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Dr. Julia Christensen, ND Fall is upon us and while this signifies the cooling of the air and an array of colour in the trees, for many it can be a significant time of transition and change. Perhaps you have a child going to school for the very first time whether that be kindergarten, high […]

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Dr. Arjuna Veeravagu, ND RAc Weight gain or loss is an issue that often occurs during and after times of elevated stress, and an imbalance of the stress hormone cortisol is often the cause.  Typically increased stress stimulates our adrenal glands to produce higher levels of the hormones cortisol, DHEA and adrenaline.  After a stressful […]

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September 22, 2016

Dr. Dorian Holmes, ND I love all the wonderful food that we can harvest during this season, especially Pumpkins. The month of October yields pumpkins that are plump, ripe and ready for the picking. Pumpkins belong to the Cucurbitaceae family. This family produces fast growing vines that produce other known fruit and vegetable favorites like […]

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Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND We cleanse our bodies, our cars, and our homes but let our minds fill with clutter. Thoughts about past events or worries about the future keep us in chronic ‘mental noise’. The impact of an overly busy mind is that the body becomes tense and anxious, digestive difficulties abound, hormones are […]

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