16Aug, 2016

Top 5 Ways to Remember to Take Your Supplements

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Here’s the scenario: You are experiencing some unpleasant symptoms, so you make an appointment with a naturopathic doctor (good job!). Your ND makes you an individualized treatment plan that is going to target your specific health condition. So you go to the local health food store. You stock up on all the supplements your naturopath recommended. You take them home and put them in your cupboard or your fridge, and the bottles just sit there. And sit there. And sit there. Every now and then you see one of the bottles […]
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1May, 2016

Top 10 Tips for People With Seasonal Allergies

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Allergy season is upon us, and it ain’t pretty. Coughing, sneezing, runny nose, itchy and watery eyes, headaches, chest tightness… the list of symptoms goes on and on. You can even tell that certain people suffer from this condition by the presence of “allergic shiners”, which are dark circles that appear under the eyes due to nasal and sinus congestion. Allergies happen when your immune system is being a drama queen by majorly overreacting to a normal substance. Your body labels an innocent substance as an invader. This causes your […]
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12Feb, 2016

Natural cold remedies to try this cold and flu season

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I’m going to be honest with you. Cold and flu season is almost ALWAYS here in Canada. It runs from November all the way until April! Why is there a season for cold and flu anyways? It all has to do with being indoors. It gets cold, and people go out less and stay inside more. This means that people are in closer contact with each other and infection spreads very easily from person to person and surface to surface. Read on to find out more information about colds and […]
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13Jan, 2016

Natural energy boosters – the best of the best

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We’ve all felt it. That heavy-lidded, heavy-headed, dragging-your-feet feeling. Sometimes we know we just need to take a day to rest or get some extra sleep. But here’s the catch: we have responsibilities. We need to go to class or go to work or take care of the kids. So what do we do? We grab some coffee or a Red Bull and go about our day. We get stuff done! Everything is great… and then the crash hits. Coming down from a caffeine and/or sugar high makes you feel […]
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