Articles of Interest

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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

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Written by Georgina Mellas, Reiki Master 

Laughter is the Best Medicine

A few years ago at this time, my terminally ill mother came to live with us until she ultimately passed of cancer in early Spring. It was the most emotionally difficult time in mine (and my sister’s) life. As I reflect on how I was able

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

By Nindy Grewal CNP, LBA, B.Ed

Now that we are all starting 2018 on a healthier path, plus we are also trying to stay warm, I have shared this comforting and nutritious soup. This Carrot Ginger Soup is easy to make and delicious! Make it and store it in your freezer for those extra

Honouring Your Stories

Written by Dr. Jessica Liu, ND

I am humbled. I have been in practice now over a decade and I am still humbled every day by the privilege I have to support my patients in their journey to better…better health, better joy, better understanding.  Or to just be exactly where they are but to be able

Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick : Slow, steady and SMART wins the Race

Written by Dr. Lisa Adams, ND 

It is still early in the new year so we are all hearing a lot about making, as well as betting on who will keep their New Year’s resolutions. Health related commitments are popular:  We all want

10 Tips On How To Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

10 Tips On How To Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

By Nindy Grewal, Holistic Nutritionist, (CNP, LBA, B.Ed)

The holiday season is going to be in full swing now with all the  last minute shopping, crowded parking lots, wrapping presents and hosting lavish dinners.  ‘T’is the season to be jolly’, they say, but with everything going on,

Remembering In Order To Heal

Written by Georgina Mellas, Reiki Master

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Canadians are asked to pause in memory of the thousands of men and women who sacrificed their lives in military service. Canadians pay tribute with two minutes of silence to the country’s fallen soldiers from the First World War, the

Healthy Halloween Tricks to Keep in Mind

 

By Nindy Grewal, Nutritionist

 

It’s that time of year again….Halloween will be here with all the ghouls and ghosts roaming our streets.  I, for one, have always loved Halloween – dressing up and being any character my heart desires each year.  Now my children have followed in my footsteps and they look forward to dressing up