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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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Dr. Dorian Holmes, ND Methylation is a necessary part of how your body detoxifies. Quite frankly, without the ability to methylate, your body becomes more or less a wasteland for trash. The ability to process vitamins and nutrients into valuable energy is also lost. When methylation is occurring properly, your body takes “methyl-groups,” attaches them to […]

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March 23, 2017

Dr. Elizabeth Stimson, ND The urinary tract system, which includes our kidneys, urethra, bladder and ureter, is central to our overall well-being. Some of its functions include managing our fluid output to keep blood pressure in the normal range, keeping our bodies hydrated, filtering out nutrients that need to be reabsorbed – sending them back […]

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March 22, 2017

Dr. Preet Khangura, ND Interstitial cystitis (or IC for short) is a condition in which the bladder lining becomes significantly irritated and inflamed. In some rare cases, ulcerations and lesions can even appear within the bladder lining. This condition causes bladder pressure and pain, pelvic pain, burning pain upon urination, painful intercourse, and even vulvar […]

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Dr. Leah Hassall, ND The kidneys are not organs that we think much about, but they work incredibly hard for us every day. In traditional Chinese medicine, the kidneys are said to store our “jing” or “essence”, which is the essential fluid in our body containing the “life force” or “Qi”. As March is national […]

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Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND One of my kitchen goals this year was to step up my soup game. This is the soup that got me to the next level. Spring is in the air, but that air is windy. Enjoy the sunshine, keep a scarf on to protect your qi and enjoy some great soup […]

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February 28, 2017

How Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity Can Affect Your Mood Dr. Arjuna Veeravagu, ND RAc Celiac disease is an inherited autoimmune disease that affects the digestive process of the small intestine in around 1% of the population.  When a person who has celiac consumes gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye, the individual’s immune system […]

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Elizabeth Stimson, ND Anxiety and Depressive symptoms plague many individuals on a daily basis. The cause can be multifactorial and it can affect the lives of all around the primary person involved. There may be a genetic predisposition to anxiety and/or depression and often there is a family history. Causes can vary, however, and the […]

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