• Blog,  Nutrition

    Halloween – A Naturopath’s Nightmare and Why I think it is Important for My Kids to Participate

    We all love the famous phrase…trick or treat. Although it is not just one treat these days, it is pillowcases full of the stuff. My 3 year old daughter went out last year for about 15min and came home with 2 plastic pumpkins full of for lack of a better word…crap! Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy a chocolate bar just like anyone else. But this holiday (like many other things these days) is totally excessive. It is now recommended…

  • Blog,  Immune System

    5 Ways to Beat the November Blahs

    1) Get Active­­ – A study published in 2013 in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found that woman who sat for more than seven hours per day were at a 47% higher risk for depressive symptoms compared with woman that sat for four hours or fewer per day. Those that sat the most and didn’t exercise at all had the highest risk, with a tripled risk of experiencing depressive symptoms. 2) Get Active…OUTSIDE – Our bodies have a huge…

  • Blog,  Immune System

    How to Supercharge Your Immune System

    By now you know we are all about lifestyle. So it goes without saying that these 5 Lifestyle Tips are the cornerstone to a healthy immune system. Sleep – between 6-8 hours of sleep is crucial. You should be able to fall asleep within 20min, sleep undisturbed or if you wake be able to get back to sleep easily and wake in the morning feeling rested. If this is not you…you are not alone! Come in and see us and…