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September 16, 2019

Eliminating known allergens and foods that may cause an inflammatory reaction in those with IBD can be a helpful step on the path to healing. This nutrient rich vegetable soup is hearty, filling and gentle on the digestive system. From:https://www.ibdrelief.com/recipes/roasted-root-vegetable-soup You can mix and match the vegetables to create a soup you can eat. Preheat […]

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Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND A diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Ulcerative Proctitis, or Diverticulitis is no small pill to swallow.  It brings with it a heavy weight of possible complications, suppressive medications, invasive procedures, and a massive impact on the quality of your daily life. It can be an overwhelming and helpless feeling to […]

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Dr. Jessica Moore, ND Naltrexone is a prescription medication that is often used in the treatment of addiction at doses of 50mg to 100mg. In low doses (3.0 – 4.5mg), there is a growing body of scientific and clinical evidence to support its use in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), autoimmune disease, multiple […]

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Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that describes chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, the two main types of which are Crohn’s disease (which can affect any part of the digestive tract) and ulcerative colitis (specifically affecting the large intestine). Identifying the physiological imbalances that are contributing to IBD is […]

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August 13, 2019

Dr. Jessica Moore, ND A “sticky” and common, question from patients and their family members is about sugar and cancer – Does sugar feed cancer? The short answer is: “yes, cancer is a metabolic disease; but there is more to the story than that.” *Vocabulary note to the reader: “Glucose” is one type of dietary […]

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Dr. Erin Crossman, ND   Let’s briefly discuss the relationship between sugar and cancer and then touch on tests for how sugar may be impacting your body.   Most sugars consumed are converted into glucose sugar in our bodies. Glucose is a primary fuel source for most cells of the body.   Compared to a […]

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Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND   Glucose is the primary source of fuel for the trillions of cells in our body.  Too much glucose in the blood, however, can lead to insulin resistance and diabetes which in turn can induce a litany of health problems including excess weight, cardiovascular changes, damage to kidneys, nerves, and eyes, […]

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Dr. Julia Christensen, ND This recipe is full of fresh, colourful, flavourful, and nutrient packed vegetables, fruit, and herbs offering many health benefits!  It’s possible to leave some of the ingredients out and substitute with others as needed based on what is available and to suit each personal palate. To reduce the sugar content the apple […]

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July 12, 2019

Dr. Samantha Gray, ND RAc   The human female is no stranger to change.  A woman’s body is designed to transform itself repeatedly throughout her lifetime particularly within the complex tapestry of her reproductive system.  At birth, a female baby is born with between two to four million oocytes (immature eggs) in her ovaries, by age […]

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Dr. Alexia Harris, ND   Despite menopause being a natural process of aging, the transitional period between the reproductive and menopausal years (known as perimenopause) is often not a smooth ride. During this transition, ovulation becomes irregular leading to fluctuations in hormone levels. Although, estrogen and progesterone (the main female hormones) levels decline in menopause, […]

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