Healthy Living

3 04, 2017

Pesticide Residue

2017-04-03T21:03:24+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Health Tips|

Pesticides are used on fruits, vegetables, and grains. These chemicals are absorbed into our body through our food we eat, the water we drink, and the air we breathe. Chronic exposure to pesticides has been linked to various health conditions including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, birth defects, infertility, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and numerous cancers ...

13 12, 2016

6 Reasons Why You Can’t Lose the Weight; And Tips to Get You Started

2016-12-13T08:00:34+00:00December 13th, 2016|Weight Loss|

One of the most common reasons to see a naturopathic doctor is to help with losing weight. Many of us have difficulty losing fat due to a number of factors, such as low energy and motivation, inadequate weight training in addition to cardiovascular exercise, poor diet (low fat, low protein, high sugar, high carbohydrates), skipping ...

25 10, 2016

The Number One Reason People Miss Work and School

2016-10-25T08:00:42+00:00October 25th, 2016|Health|

Five million Canadians suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and it is one of the most common reasons for missing school or work. Symptoms of IBS include chronic bloating, gas, abdominal pain/cramping, constipation, diarrhea or both. IBS can present similar to other more serious conditions, which is why it is important to see a naturopathic ...

7 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #5

2016-10-07T10:00:33+00:00October 7th, 2016|Health Tips, Insomnia|

Health Tip #6: Staying Asleep If you have difficulty staying asleep, don't look at the clock. You will train your brain to wake you up at that time. Instead, help your body produce more melatonin to help you sleep by having your bedroom completely dark and cover up your clock with a face cloth - ...

6 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #4

2016-10-06T14:37:53+00:00October 6th, 2016|Health Tips|

Health Tip #4: Breathing Feeling tired all the time? Your breathing might be part of the problem. We tend to take short shallow breathes which deprives our bodies of oxygen. Less oxygen means less energy. So concentrate on your breathing and taking deep breathes several times a day. Breathe slowly and deeply through your nose. ...

5 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #3

2016-10-05T16:19:20+00:00October 5th, 2016|Health Tips|

Health Tip #3: Coconut Oil Skip that first morning cup of coffee! The triglycerides in coconut oil are a fast-acting energy source that your body can use more quickly than coffee. On top of that here are 5 more reasons why you should be adding coconut oil to your must-have list. 1) The medium chain ...

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