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Loaded Veggie Meatloaf Cupcakes

Recipe by Nindy Grewal, CNP, LBA, Cl. Irid., B.Ed

Summer is winding down and we need to start gearing up for the school year once again! If you are like me, you are excited to get back to a routine and some healthy meal times. With that being said though, we also need to be more

When Should My Child See a Psychologist?

Written by Monica Lazarescu, C.Psych Associate

Children, like adults, benefit from psychology services to either identify the source of a behavioral, emotional or a learning problem, or to help them develop strategies for coping with stressful events.

Kyle, a 10 year-old boy in grade 4, is a friendly child who was doing well academically during his first

Cupping Therapy: History & Uses

Written by Talitha Reis, R.TCMP, R.Ac

Cupping Therapy is a treatment method developed by our ancient practitioners in the process of struggling against diseases. It is an important component in the non-drug therapies of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  

The earliest literacy record for cupping therapy dates back to the 3rd century B.C.for the treatment of haemorrhoids and

Sign the Petition to Protect your Freedom of Choice in Health Care!

 

An excerpt from a news article outlining the proposed changes to natural health product regulations states:
Freedom of Choice
“With the repeal of the Natural Health Product Regulations, the only avenue left to get approval to treat serious health conditions will be the new drug approval process which a natural health product will never go through. In

Lyme Disease Is On The Rise… Live Blood Analysis Can Help!

 

Lyme disease is on the rise across the country.

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reported 144 cases of Lyme disease in 2009. In 2016, that number rose to 992 across the country.

Many experts believe climate change and our impact on the planet are partly to blame for the rise in tick populations in Canada.

Lyme

Creating Vibrant Fertility

 

I’d like to personally invite you to join me at the Creating Vibrant Fertility Workshop!  You will be taking a wonderful step towards not just a successful and healthy conception, but more importantly, to learn how to create a vibrantly healthy and happy baby!  The desire to support new parents in bringing healthy children into this world

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

1 ripe avocado
1/4 cup cacao powder
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup almond milk
1 tsp vanilla extract

Mix all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. Top with your favourite fruits, nuts or coconut flakes and enjoy!

*Avocados contain heart healthy fat, fiber, Vitamins B, E, K and potassium.

Diversify

Written by Deborah VanderKruk, RMT

Diversify.  It’s usually a term that comes up in conversations about our financial investing.   But I want to apply it to our daily movement patterns.  Think about the movements you do, day in and day out.   

Our bodies get comfortable with certain postures, gait patterns and asymmetries due to the

Using Medicinal Herbs for Stress, Fatigue & Anxiety

Using Medicinal Herbs for Stress, Fatigue, and Anxiety

By: Dr. James Yoon, ND

As a naturopathic doctor practicing in the downtown Toronto and Port Credit area, I’ve learned that stress is almost always a factor affecting my patients’ health concerns. And it’s no surprise – a 2010 report conducted by Statistics Canada revealed that over 1 in

Sinus Headaches

Written by Jennifer Hyland, RMT 

Pounding, driving, aching pain that wouldn’t go away…that’s how a patient described her sinus headaches to me. She was averaging 5 headache days per week, sometimes cancelling plans with family to stay home. Working together, she gradually went down to 2 days a week, and eventually a full week without headaches