• Blog,  Nutrition

    Let Food Be Thy Medicine: 3 Tips to a Plentiful Plate of Phytochemicals.

    Hippocrates put it so well. Have you ever had a meal that was just right for you in that moment, and you finished it feeling fantastic?? …That elated feeling of wellness and satisfaction, your body expressing gratitude for giving it exactly what it needed.?  __________________________________________________________ There’s so much more to food and nutrition than simply providing our bodies with energy or meeting basic human requirements for survival.  There is vast health and wellness potential through nutrition.  Not even getting into…

  • Blog,  Detox,  Immune System

    Dry Skin Brushing- Taking care of your body’s largest organ!

    Many people are aware that our skin is the largest organ of the body, but how many people are familiar with a wellness practice to take care of it??  As a regular practice, or specifically done as part of a supervised detox., DRY SKIN BRUSHING is a great way to help take care of our skin, and to promote its functions! Our skin is so important, as a key player in our innate immune system, acting as a barrier from outside…

  • Blog,  Nutrition

    I Feel Like I Have a Thyroid Problem…But my Blood Work is Normal

    In Naturopathic Medicine, the principal is always to treat the person and not just the blood work. For us, using blood work is a tool to be able to determine imbalances, but sometimes patient symptoms and blood work do not add up. A typical scenario that we see in clinic is a patient coming in with every hypothyroid symptom and normal thyroid blood work.  Despite their blood work not showing anything, they are still convinced that there is something wrong and they are usually right.…