Category Archives: in the NEWS!

Book Review

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While initially browsing through this Pulitzer Prize winner for General Non-Fiction, I caught a glimpse of the “prevention” chapter which enticed me to read the whole 470 pages of it. It was not just a biography of cancer but also … Continue reading

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The issue of Integration where medicine is concerned

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It has been many months since my last post and although this post isn’t going to give you any tips on self-care or the latest in the health and wellness industry, it is a confirmation for many of you to … Continue reading

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Paradigm shift on Heart Disease challenging 60+ years of scientific theory

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Finally someone is making sense! Dr. Dwight Lundell in his article (Heart surgeon declares on what really causes heart illness) describes his years of experience treating clogged arteries through surgery and his -as well as the medical systems- misguided beliefs that … Continue reading

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Say NO to RAW!

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Exploring Food Myths: Asking my patients to NOT consume raw foods has always -without fail- led to expressions of shock and surprise on their part! As a naturopath well-versed in nutritional sciences (being my passion as well as my undergraduate … Continue reading

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“10% of the wold’s population needed to change the world!” Dr. E

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Revisiting an article I wrote a few years back… Dr. Emoto, a researcher from Japan studying the impact of altering water by various factors of vibration and consciousness has demonstrated that human thoughts and emotions can alter the molecular structure … Continue reading

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What does it mean to “Detox”?

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Our bodies are continuously in the process of creating toxins (a natural by-product of metabolism) and eliminating these toxins. However our bodies natural detoxification processes can be overburdened with the addition of environmental toxins as well as lifestyle factors that … Continue reading

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Vitamin D: Case of a Mistaken Identity!

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Breaking news in vitamin world: a vital hormone has been mistakenly known and referred to as a vitamin for years! It has been receiving huge claim in recent years as more and more studies point to its necessity in the prevention … Continue reading

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Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA)

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As part of my naturopathic health programs, I use the Bio Impedance Analysis (B. I. A.) equipment to monitor patient progress. The results obtained give insight into a patient’s overall cellular health, water retention, dehydration and body fat percentage to … Continue reading

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Our Genetics Necessitate Consumption of Omega 3’s!

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Fish oils are a source of omega 3, a fatty acid considered essential for the proper functioning of your body. It is considered essential because your body does not have a way of manufacturing this oil from other dietary nutrients. … Continue reading

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Salt a ‘White Poison’: Myth Uncovered!

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Unlike white sugar, salt has got a bad rap as being a poison of the same ranks as sugar. Although salt is not usually considered a health food item, it is however a necessity to life whereas sugar –in its … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Naturopathic medicine: choice of the uninsured

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Guest Post by Kate Whimster, BCom, MIFHI, ND I just read a great blog by an Dr. Steve Nenninger, ND in New York called “Naturopathic Medicine is the Treatment of Choice for the Uninsured.” In Canada we are fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Calcium is NOT the answer to bone health!

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A health concern for the majority of us whether young or old is our bone health. Unfortunately for most, it’s only in the latter decades of life that such concerns begin to surface as the reality of osteoporosis and the … Continue reading

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Sweet Cravings and Insatiable Hunger?

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Calorie counting has officially become history as Weight Watchers, the world’s largest diet company announces that “calorie counting has become unhelpful” (I’d change that to “has [BEEN] unhelpful”)! It appears that it has finally occurred to the president that there’s … Continue reading

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Why Canada’s lowered Physical Activity Guidelines are a Great change!

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The new Canadian guidelines for exercise and physical activity although slightly backwards in its logic, with a few tweaks, it actually is on the right track. With the new guidelines, activity targets for adults will drop from 60 minutes per … Continue reading

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