Health Matters

Day 7: Why Wake to Wi-FI? (10 Days 10 Habits)

Environmental Health, Health Matters, Self Actualization

I will admit that this may be the hardest of the New Years’ challenges… at least for me. Like many of you, my alarm clock has become a bit of a relic. Gone…

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Day 6: Organic or not to organic, this is the question (10 Days 10 Habits)

Environmental Health, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

A study in the latter half of 2012 examined the benefits of consuming organic produce. Using nutritional density as their marker of choice, the authors concluded…

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Day 5: Where Grass is Greener (10 Days 10 Habits)

Food, Health Matters, Kids, Self Actualization

You know those people; they have 6 kids, 2 dogs, 3 cats, a busy job, perfect skin, abundant energy and somehow find the time to get up and run each morning at 5am.…

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Day 4: Can the Chemicals (10 Days 10 Habits)

Concepts, Environmental Health, Health Matters, Self Actualization

There is a commercial on TV that drives me nuts (actually there are many, but that would be a massive digression). A well dressed, seemingly educated woman walks…

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Day 3: Mind Your BS (10 Days 10 Habits)

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

Busy moms, over-scheduled lawyers, occasionally your naturopathic doctor, we all fall victim to our poorly managed BS. Blood sugar (BS) refers to that tightly regulated…

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Day 2: Move (10 Days, 10 Habits)

Concepts, Health Matters, Self Actualization

If you thought consuming water was pretty basic advice, then my suggestion that you get up and move will be nothing short of predictable. The thing about the 10…

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Day 1: Don't Wait to Quench Your Thirst (10 Days, 10 Habits)

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

On one small line at the bottom of my intake form I ask clients how many glasses of water they consume on a daily basis. The responses vary from 8 to none to ‘does…

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A New Year, a New You!

Concepts, Health Matters, Self Actualization

As the snow and slush pile up once again it is sometimes difficult to upload the motivation that had inspired our newly sculpted New Year's resolutions. Change,…

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Testicles and Pregnancy Tests

Concepts, Health Matters

We have all heard that a sense of humor is good for your health. For one Ontario man however, taking a friend’s pregnancy test as a joke turned out to have saved…

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It is that Happy Time of Year Again

Concepts, Health Matters

November - arguably one of the most challenging months of the year. Work is busy, the ground is wet and the days have suddenly become a little shorter. Despite…

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Just One Step in the Right Direction

Concepts, Health Matters, Self Actualization

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step – Chinese Proverb Seeing a naturopathic doctor, changing your lifestyle, treating the root cause of…

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Supplement slurpy

Concepts, Health Matters, Uncategorized

The first week of walk the talk has gotten off to rough start. Sunday evening I made some amazing foods, took some delicious photos and attempted to post everything…

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