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Recipes & Health Tips

November 12, 2018

Gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD), is the backwards flow of stomach contents into the esophagus often referred to as heartburn or acid reflux. GERD most commonly results from increased abdominal pressure or a dysfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), a...

October 10, 2018

What is a urinary tract infection?

The urinary tract is part of the excretory system that removes wastes and unnecessary metabolites from the body in order to maintain homeostasis and biochemical balance. Made up of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra, the urinary...

April 9, 2018

Allergy season is upon us and I wanted to share a few tips and tricks for allergy prevention and management. As part of naturopathic medicine, NDs are able to prescribe many helpful supplements for seasonal allergies but what tends to get forgotten are the diet and lif...

October 23, 2017

When it comes to creating treatment plans for my patients, I always try to implement ways for them to continue their healing journey outside of the clinic. As a naturopathic doctor, I strive to educate and coach my patients as much as possible, but of course I don’t ha...

December 9, 2016

With the holiday season in full swing, it is no doubt that we are beginning to attend one party after the other, finding ourselves overindulging on all of the great holiday treats. For those who are looking for healthier dessert options, try this recipe for your next h...

November 7, 2016

As we move through autumn and deep into winter, it is a crucial time for you to be aware of how the changing season affects your body and your mind and be proactive in staying healthy and balanced amidst the changes. As the days get shorter, the lack of sunlight and co...

October 17, 2016

This soup is a fighter! Its ingredients are vegetable-based, whole, nutritious, and a pleasure to eat. Adding this soup to your daily diet is a great way to beat the bacteria, viruses, and chilly weather that comes with the fall season. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoo...

September 1, 2016

Understanding Arthritis

The word arthritis means inflammation of the joint where they come from the words “artho” meaning joint and “itis” meaning inflammation (1). A common misunderstanding is that arthritis is a single disease; however, arthritis just refers to any jo...

July 7, 2016

When we are thinking about optimizing and maintaining our health, adding bacteria to our daily diet may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But bacteria is actually essential to our health. It may be startling to learn that 90% of the cells in our body are in fa...

June 8, 2016

As summer is finally here, I always encourage my patients, friends, and family to spend time outdoors and enjoy the weather while it lasts. Spending time outdoors and in nature has so many positive impacts on our health. It uplifts our mood and gives us time away from...

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