Category: Environmental Concerns

June 14, 2016

Four Tips For Healthy Summer Skin

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND Summer is the time to be outside, maximize your Vitamin D absorption and enjoy the sunshine. Increased playtime, sunscreen and higher temperatures all can lead to increased toxins in your system, as well as possible sun damage and dehydration. To keep your skin’s youthful glow and lessen the appearance of wrinkles, […]

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September 18, 2012

The Risks of GM Foods and How to Avoid Them

More research is finally emerging on the long-term effects of eating genetically modified (GM) foods. A recent study found that animals fed a diet of GM soy displayed higher evidence of infant mortality, infertility, and other rare pathological symptoms of disease. These findings echo the results of two similar studies that used GM corn and […]

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September 11, 2012

BPA Regulations, the Problem with Plastic Alternatives and the Good News

The recent FDA ban on BPA in baby bottles and childrens drinking cups in the United States has introduced new controversy to the BPA debate in Canada. While Canadian government regulations do not currently restrict the sale of any BPA products, legislation is in the works for similarly restricting its use in infant products. Meanwhile, […]

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