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How food sensitivities or intolerances can be hurting your health

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What is a food sensitivity?

A food sensitivity is an immune system reaction to a particular food, which can cause a variety of symptoms and poor overall health. This type of reaction is quite different from an true food allergy. Food allergies are immediate reactions, triggered by an antibody called IgE, that cause very noticeable symptoms such as skin rashes or hives, vomiting, diarrhea, breathing problems and can even ...

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It’s Detox Time!

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Spring is here, and this is the perfect time to improve your health by doing a “spring cleaning” for your body.

Environmental toxicity is a major problem that contributes to a myriad of health problems and symptoms. We live a very “toxic” world, continuously being exposed to chemicals from our surroundings. The food that we eat, the air that we breathe, the hundreds of chemicals that we put directly on our bodies (makeup, skin care products, soaps, hair products, etc), cleaning ...

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Healing is a Journey – PART II

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With change, comes expectations. Often people are ready for change, but don’t know what to expect. How long does this change take to work? People want to see an immediate result for their efforts, and with good reason.  I frequently hear of people trying the latest natural supplement or diet that they read about, for just a few days or weeks, and then give up with the conclusion that it didn’t work.

As a society, we are used to medical interventions ...

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Healing is a Journey – PART I: Embracing Change

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We’re almost 2 months into the New Year, and at this time, most of us have realized that our good intentions and resolutions have not played out as intended. It’s not too late though to set those healthy resolutions into play, as spring seems to be just around the corner, and it’s a great time to take advantage of the relatively warmer weather to help us get out of the winter funk!

Recently I’ve been looking into people’s struggles with choosing ...

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Healthy & Natural Pregnancy

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Healthy & Natural Pregnancy

Give your baby a head start, by supporting your pregnancy through safe and natural methods. 
If you’re thinking of having a natural pregnancy, naturopathic medicine has many safe treatment options for common symptoms experienced during pregnancy. There are also natural methods to prevent and treat more complicated problems such as gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia and more.

From the moment of conception there are many factors that can affect the health of your unborn child – stress, diet, genetics, environmental factors, ...

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Enhance your natural fertility

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Enhance your natural fertility

Whether you are preparing for conception, have had infertility issues or are undergoing other fertility treatments such as IVF, naturopathic treatments can help to improve your chances of conception and having a healthy pregnancy. For men, natural therapies can help to improve sperm health to improve fertility.

The New Year is a great time to start preparing your body to welcome new life.
Fertility rates are declining, and we are seeing more and more people seeking help after trying to conceive ...

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New Year, New You. Are you ready for a change?

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Are you ready for a change?  As we move towards a fresh start in the new year, here are some tips to building the foundations of health, and restoring balance & vitality to your life.

Good Health Begins in the gut

Our gastrointestinal track is a complex orchestra of cells, nerves, and hormones that interact with every other system. What we put in our bodies directly impacts our overall health. For optimal health, we need to digest our food properly.

What you can ...

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