The kidney’s role in detoxification is a vital one. It’s the job of the kidneys to flush toxins from your blood by… … More Your Kidneys & Detoxification
Are you considering doing a detox/cleanse, or doing one now? Our primary organs of detoxification are the liver, kidneys, lymphatics, and the colon. Any program that you’re on should be targeting these primary emunctories, especially the liver. Think of the liver as the body’s filter. It has a huge job, performing around 500 detox reactions … More Detoxing & The Importance of Your Liver
Have you been told you have an iron deficiency? Or iron deficiency anemia? And this is despite supplementing with iron? Do you wonder why? … More Iron Deficiency
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?
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
There are few supplements on the market that offer the wide range of benefits that fish oil does… … More Fish Oil & the Top 3 Health Conditions It Can Treat
Are you getting enough? … More The Ultimate Top Ten Magnesium-Rich Foods