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January 3, 2020

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND There’s a wonderful and well known saying from Hippocrates “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” Certainly a balanced, whole food diet low in refined and processed food stuffs is ideal, but in today’s world there is definitely a need for supplements at times. And vitamin D […]

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Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND I love being a member of Skipper Otto’s CFA. You get access to high quality local seafood all year round. Seafood is a good way to boost our Vitamin D content. One of my favourite meals this winter was Seared Tuna. It is an easy, quick recipe which will impress your […]

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December 17, 2019

Dr. Julia Christensen ND It’s inevitable that life will present us with both challenging and joyful moments in an ebb and flow like manner; and it is within this dance that it serves us to learn how to accept the way things are with grace.   As we learn to navigate our responses and increase our […]

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Dr. Alexia Harris, ND   We’ve all heard that stress is a major contributor to health problems, but many of us don’t really know why or how stress actually impacts the body. It doesn’t make a difference if your stress comes from being chased by a lion, or if you are stuck in traffic and […]

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Dr. Samantha Gray, ND RAc Stress and the nervous system are intimately connected.  Chronic and acute stress puts the nervous system on alert. The triggered nervous system stimulates engagement of all major systems of the body including the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, the musculoskeletal system and the gastrointestinal system in order to meet the stress […]

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This combination of herbs in this recipe helps to calm and soothe the nervous system and support the body back towards a state of balance. Allow the whole process of making the tea to become a little ritual – put the phone away, enjoy the texture and smell of the herbs, sit to enjoy your […]

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November 25, 2019

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND November brings National Child Day on the 20thand World Prematurity Day on the 17th(an event near and dear to my heart) and with school in full swing it feels like the perfect time to welcome all children big and small to Sage Clinic!   As an investment in your child’s bright […]

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Dr. Jacalyn Sieben, ND Proper nutrition is a vital part of childhood development. Adequate macronutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrates) and micronutrients (vitamins, minerals) are necessary for the formation and maintenance of vital organs and tissues. These nutrients are also the building blocks for hormones and neurotransmitters, which regulate many processes including metabolism, mood, behaviour, and motor […]

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Dr. Julia Christensen, ND Restlessness, feelings of anxiety, constipation, and difficulty sleeping are some common presentations that I see in children who come to my office.  The underlying imbalance and unifying factor of these symptoms could be from an over-engagement of the sympathetic nervous system (or fight or flight system as it’s commonly called).  Sometimes […]

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Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND Kids need snacks.  I find having a variety of fresh and healthy snacks on hand is key to avoiding meltdowns.  I like mini muffins with chocolate chips. I make a batch of these a week and freeze half of them for later.  These muffins are adapted from the POOSH – Kourtney […]

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