Naturopath Blog


9 Exercise Tips to Promote Healthy Weight Loss

As part of my healthy weight loss program, I discuss the most effective tips to utilizing exercise to promote weight loss and healthy weight management. Read my 9 tips in the article below!


The benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids for brain, heart, hormonal, and digestive health

What makes a good dietary fish oil supplement? How do omega-3 fatty acids support brain, heart, digestive, and hormonal health? Click below to learn more about the things you should look for when choosing the right fish oil.

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Testing and treating gut dysbiosis

As digestive issues are a main clinical focus area of mine, I spend many hours a week endeavouring to keep up with the latest research. Chronic digestive cases are downright complicated, for both the patient and often the practitioner. Read my latest article which discusses dysbiosis — the disruption in our healthy gut flora — and how to test and treat it.

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Magnesium — the mineral for digestion, anxiety, and blood sugar

There are many magnesium supplements on the market. Are you taking the right one for your health condition and goals? Read my latest article to find out which form of magnesium may benefit you.


Detoxing — is it necessary?

"Detoxes" and "cleanses" are buzz words, but are they actually healthy? Find out in my latest article why I don't promote cleanses, and when a detox may be beneficial to your health…


Top 5 Immune-Boosting Nutrients

Now that we are in the thick of cold and ‘flu season, many patients ask how to fight viruses naturally. Supporting the immune system with nutrients from food, the right blend of vitamins, and the medicinal properties of botanical herbs can help strengthen and stimulate our immune system…


5 Surprising ways Food Sensitivities can Impact the Body

Food sensitivities are common. When someone suffers from food sensitivities, they often experience chronic bloating, gas, loose stools, constipation, nausea, and stomach pain. For many individuals, this sounds all too familiar! …

Bad gut bacteria (dysbiosis) can lead to digestive symptoms like gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation

Eating with Gut Problems (Part 3) — the Thyroid Connection

If you have a thyroid disorder, do you ever wonder why you also experience poor digestion? The thyroid and digestive system are connected in intricate ways …

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Vitamin D — the 5 most common questions asked by patients. Are you getting enough vitamin D this summer?

Are you getting enough vitamin D this summer? Below are the top 5 questions about vitamin D asked by patients that may help you determine whether you’re getting enough of the sunshine vitamin…

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Eating with Gut Problems (Part 2) — the low FODMAP diet

One of the most common reasons patients see me in practice is for their digestive issues. If you are reading this, you may be part of the 20% of the population that suffers from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...


Elimination diet - is it worth it? A practitioner’s experience

The short answer is it depends. An elimination diet can be quite helpful in determining specific food sensitivities. The answer that most people don't wish to hear, however, is that it takes a lot of timeeffort, and usually a hiatus in social life

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Carpal tunnel syndrome: 5 tips for pain and symptom management beyond physiotherapy

We see overuse injuries on a daily basis at the clinic, with carpal tunnel syndrome being one of the most common...