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December 29, 2015

Sage Clinic Statement Regarding Al Jazeera Documentary

On December 27, 2015 Sage Clinic personnel were shocked to learn of a documentary on alleged sports doping implicating naturopathic physician Dr. Brandon Spletzer.  Pending completion of a thorough investigation by ourselves and appropriate authorities, Sage Clinic immediately suspended the contract of Dr. Brandon Spletzer and notified the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia, […]

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April 22, 2015

High Energy Protein Balls

These little protein balls provide a welcome energy boost whether during the day while at work, as a snack food for your child’s lunchbox or when the whole family is out for a hike or a bike ride.  Easy to make and delicious! 1 cup raw cashews (pre soaked) 1-1.5 cups medjool dates – remove […]

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June 9, 2014

Nutrition Myths Unravelled

  Juliet M. Ghodsian, ND The most important element creating a healthy, balanced body is the food we use to nourish it.   What living in a modern society has taught us, is that not all food is created equal.  The apples eaten by your great grandmother are NOT the same apples your children eat […]

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November 17, 2014

Estrogen dominance

Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND We are all fairly aware of the how environmental toxins contribute to climate change and the disruption of the delicate ecosystems on our planet. We may be less familiar with the fact that these same chemicals in our environment (air, water and food) and common household products can mimic our body’s […]

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Breathing in change

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND Autumn is a time of transition: back to school, a return to routine, and a more inward focus than the free and expansive summer. Crops are harvested and leaves fall from trees as plants return to the earth for the winter. The weather shifts encouraging layers of warmer clothes to protect […]

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August 18, 2014

The Hormones of PMS

Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND Although we have all heard of PMS we still have a limited understanding of the complexity of hormonal interactions that create the long list of symptoms that women can experience each month – some with more drama than others. The signs can be mild to severe – from weight gain and […]

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July 10, 2014

Learn the ABC’s of the Vitamin B’s!

Dr. Stephanie Peltz, ND Through the lens of my family practice I have witnessed a growing number of frantic parents, frazzled students, and frustrated teachers with the sudden end to the school year.  Lets bridge this chaotic time into a restful and joyous summer! As naturopathic physicians we have several tools to assess and address […]

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MTHFR Mutation: Common Link Between Many Disorders

Dr. Preet Kangura, ND Something that goes by the name methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene mutation might not sound like something the average person would need to worry about.  However, it is now known that 20 – 40% of people have one copy of the MTHFR mutation, and 14 – 30% of people have two copies […]

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Cumin Scented Halibut with Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

With summer in full swing, it is nice to have recipes that offer vibrant, bursting flavours while remaining on the lighter side of things.  That is why this recipe is a summer favorite of mine.  It offers high quality protein, healthy fats, nutritious vegetables, and is low in glycemic load, therefore ideal for people with […]

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June 9, 2014

Nutritional Support for Oral Contraceptives

Dr. Julie Moore, ND  Birth control pills are the most effective form of contraception.  When taken properly, they are 99% effective.  There are many possible side effects such as weight gain, breast tenderness, mood swings, tension, depression, circulatory and vascular symptoms and gastrointestinal upset.  More serious risks may include blood clots, liver and gallbladder problems, […]

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