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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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Dr. Samantha Gray, ND RAc There are numerous underlying causes of insomnia however one of the more distressing is anxiety and worry. Getting caught in a round of anxiety-laden circular thinking can be devastating to a good night’s sleep. One of the best herbal remedies to address insomnia of this nature is Passionflower. Native to the […]

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July 15, 2017

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND The recipe is non-edible this time, inspired by Dr. Wiley’s holiday in southern Ontario and the local mosquitos. 2oz distilled water 2oz witch hazel 12 drops lavender essential oil 12 drops citronella essential oil 10 drops lemon grass essential oil 6 drops cedar wood essential oil 5 drops clove essential oil […]

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Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Finally, summer and sunshine are here! After what seemed like an eternity of cooler temperatures, people are understandably rushing outside to enjoy every drop of sunshine. In our excitement, we often forget about the need to protect our skin from excessive UV light exposure. Excessive exposure to UVA and UVB light […]

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Dr. Arezou Babri, ND The etiology of traveler’s diarrhea (TD) often varies by region of travel, but is most commonly caused by bacterial enteropathogens. Although viral and parasitic infections can cause TD they are less commonly seen. The most common bacterial strain linked to TD is Escherichia coli, which can be found in none-purified water […]

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Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND Summer is a time of well-earned vacations and increased travel be it a weekend getaway or a journey to far away places. When we are out of our normal routine healthy lifestyles can be challenged. Here are some simple tips to help ensure your time away is optimized and you return […]

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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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