Highly valued for its promotion of youthfulness and longevity, Gynostemma is an herb that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for hundreds of years.
To really understand aging, we have to recognize that it’s not an automatic result of time passing, but rather the result of reversible events that occur in cells… … More Herb Spotlight: Gynostemma
We’re regulated, registered health care professionals in the province of Ontario. We go to medical college after university, very similar to GPs, but our training involves stuff like herbs… … More What is a Naturopathic Doctor exactly? What do we do?
Do you suspect you suffer from food sensitivities? Have you heard anything about them? A lot of people seek me out for help identifying their problem foods… … More Food Sensitivities & How To Identify Them
In my experience, 95% of all prescription drugs, including hormonal contraceptives (oral contraceptives/the pill, patches, IUDs, injections, etc.) cause nutrient deficiencies in the body. This is because of the additional actions that the drug has on the body in addition to the intended action of preventing pregnancy – it may block the absorption, and/or use more of these nutrients for its detoxification/breakdown… … More Nutrient Depletions Caused By the Pill
How do you get your vitamin c? As a busy Mama and Doc, I’m always on the go. Some days, I don’t eat all the fruits and veggies that I should (who can relate?). Sometimes, I rely on supplements to get the nutrition that I need. Vitamin C is super important for tissue growth and … More How Do You Get Your Vitamin C?
As wonderful as our bodies are, we don’t produce Vitamin B12 on our own – it must be consumed in our diet. And it can be hard to get as much as we need, leaving many people with sub-optimal and even deficient levels of this essential nutrient. … More The Essential Vitamin B12
Check out these 10 tips to help keep your immune system strong and healthy … More Staying Healthy This Winter – Part 1
Five BIG reasons pregnant Moms should add bone broth to their diet … More Bone Broth for Pregnant Moms (And Everyone Else too!)