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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

Welcome to the Creating Vibrant Fertility program page!   By participating in one (or many!) of our events 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

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

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,