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October 14, 2017

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Including coconut and coconut products in your diet this winter can have the following health promoting effects: -Improved cholesterol levels, BP and heart health -Muscle building and fat loss -Fatigue prevention and electrolyte balance -Immune support via antibacterial and anti-viral activity -Improved digestion and bowel regularity Enjoy a delicious curry if […]

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Dr. Adam McLeod, ND, BSc   The ketogenic diet is commonly used to treat epilepsy and it also appears to have applications in an integrative cancer setting as well. The concept behind the diet is that by changing the composition of the foods you eat it will fundamentally change the energy metabolism in your nervous […]

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Dr. Samantha Gray, ND RAc Recent research into the positive role of saturated fat in our diet has been nothing if not surprising given the decades of bad press this vital nutrient has received.  Over the years, saturated fat has been blamed for almost everything that ails us from heart disease to cancer to diabetes. […]

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September 14, 2017

Foods that cause inflammation – such as cow’s milk, soy, gluten, sugar and processed foods – can cause a flair-up for those who have eczema. While your Naturopathic Physician helps you figure out the underlying cause of the condition, eating ant-inflammatory foods may help lessen or reduce symptoms. In this recipe, succulent salmon is flaked […]

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Dr. Arezou Babri, ND Atopic Dermatitis (AD), more commonly referred to as eczema, is a chronic relapsing inflammatory skin condition. Contributing factors include genetics, immunological reactions and environmental triggers. Given that AD is an inflammatory condition, there are several anti-inflammatories, both topical and oral, have been indicated for the treatment of AD. The prevalence of […]

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September 13, 2017

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Eczema is a general term used to describe a group of skin conditions where the skin becomes red, inflamed and itchy. Sometimes the skin will weep or become hard and scaly. In infants, eczema typically appears on the scalp, face and elbows/knees. In older children and adults, it is more often […]

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Dr. Preet Khangura, ND Eczema, being an inflammatory skin condition, draws the assumption that it must be treated topically (at the surface).  And yes, there are topical treatments that can aid in reducing the severity and appearance of eczema.  Some options work extremely well.  However, once these methods of treatment are ceased, the eczema usually […]

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August 10, 2017

Dr. Dorian Holmes, ND Makes 2-4 servings Growing up, I was only exposed to the cute button mushrooms of which I would never eat. No thank you. The flavor was not my favorite, to say the least. I didn’t know that there were so many types and flavors associated with mushroom varieties. For instance, shiitake […]

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August 8, 2017

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND About one third of North Americans report sleep disturbance, which can include difficulties falling asleep, frequent waking in the night or poor quality sleep that leads to the feeling of exhaustion in the morning. Fingers are pointing towards our round-the-clock hectic lifestyles and access to technology as more and more people […]

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Dr. Arezou Babri, ND What’s all the hype about sleep? Sleep serves as our body’s restorative function in order for us to operate daily at an optimal level. Many of us are aware that both the quantity and quality of sleep play an important role in healthy brain function and our overall emotional well-being. Not […]

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