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Fad weight loss plans

Jul 29, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we investigated how hormones affect weight and body composition. We learned that insulin is probably the most important hormone for...

Hormones and weight

Jul 22, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we examined the role of exercise for weight loss and improved body composition. We learned that exercise plays a crucial role in...

Exercise and weight loss

Jul 15, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we examined how stress can lead to weight gain. We learned that stress hormones, especially cortisol, cause the deposition of fat in...

Lifestyle changes to lose weight

Jul 8, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we investigated many of the most important dietary concepts for weight loss and improved body composition. We learned that sugar...

Nutrition and weight loss

Jul 1, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we began our five-week investigation into Naturopathic treatments for healthy weight loss. We learned that there can be a...

Healthy weight loss

Jun 24, 2014 / 5:00 am

The summer is a time of year when many of us desire to get into better shape and lose weight. It seems like a great time of year to do this. The temperature is...

Supplements For Celiac Disease

Jun 3, 2014 / 5:00 am

In this week’s column we will investigate the 3 most important oral supplements for repairing the integrity of the digestive system. Glutamine Glutamine...

Neural Therapy for Celiac Disease

May 27, 2014 / 5:00 am

Neural Therapy is one of the treatments I use most in my practice because it is a method of treatment that works with the nervous system (neural means nerves)....

Celiac disease: natural therapies

May 20, 2014 / 5:00 am

There is no doubt that the most important treatment for Celiac Disease and Grain Sensitivity is a gluten-free diet. However, in most cases it takes more than...

Celiac disease: conventional treatment

May 13, 2014 / 5:00 am

The approach used in conventional medicine to treat Celiac Disease is simple and straight forward. In fact, there is only considered to be one treatment for...

Diagnosing Celiac Disease

May 6, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we began looking at Celiac Disease and Wheat Sensitivity. We learned about the similarities and differences between these two...

Celiac disease

Apr 29, 2014 / 5:00 am

May is Celiac Awareness Month and over the next few weeks the focus of my column will be on the Naturopathic approach to diagnosing and treating Celiac Disease...

Too much Easter chocolate?

Apr 22, 2014 / 5:00 am

The most common thing I hear in the weeks after Easter is, “I ate too much chocolate!” It's something almost all of us have been guilty of a...

Alpha Lipoic for Diabetic Neuropathy

Apr 15, 2014 / 6:00 am

Diabetic neuropathy is a symptom that many people with either Type I or Type II diabetes will face. In fact, roughly half of all diabetics will develop nerve...

Food combining

Apr 8, 2014 / 5:00 am

A patient recently emailed a question about food combining to me. He recently purchased a food processor and started making various types of smoothies. As he...

Spring detox/cleanse

Apr 1, 2014 / 5:00 am

April is a very popular time for people to start a detoxification program. With the winter weather behind us and the summer season just around the corner, now...

Chelation for heart health

Mar 25, 2014 / 5:00 am

The word ‘Chelation’ means, ‘the formation of two or more bonds.’ Chelation therapy is used medically to remove unwanted molecules like...

Causes of poor circulation

Mar 18, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we examined some of the signs of poor circulation. We discussed how chronic pain, fatigue, swelling, and headaches all could be...

Signs of poor circulation

Mar 11, 2014 / 5:00 am

In a previous column we discussed the importance of having good circulation. We described the circulatory system (heart, arteries, veins, and lymphatic vessels)...

Detoxification lowers blood pressure

Mar 4, 2014 / 5:00 am

High blood pressure (hypertension) is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular incidents in Canada. High blood pressure usually...