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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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Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND Despite numerous studies showing its lack of sensitivity at diagnosing low thyroid function, TSH continues to be the first (and often only) test used to assess thyroid function in the conventional medical system. Many of my patients report years of experiencing numerous symptoms of low thyroid function and yet are told […]

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Dr. Preet Khangura, ND Hypothyroidism is an extremely common, and unfortunately, under diagnosed and mismanaged condition. Conventional thinking describes hypothyroidism as a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce a sufficient amount of thyroid hormone. This can be indicated on a blood test when thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is abnormally elevated.   If TSH is […]

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August 8, 2016

Dr. Julia Christensen, ND There are still a few strawberries sprouting up in my garden and I thought this beautiful recipe would be a great way to use them up for a quick and easy breakfast . This recipe is written by Sarah Britton who writes one of my favorite food blogs so definitely check […]

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The image of harvest of red schizandra

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND One of my favourite berries in my herbal arsenal is Schizandra, which I first discovered as a student. Its Chinese name, Wu Wei Zi, translates to five-flavoured fruit and it’s an accurate description. Chewing the berries releases all five flavours at once – sour, bitter, sweet, spicy and salty – to […]

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