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Circulation for Optimal Health

Feb 25, 2014 / 5:00 am

What is Circulation? Circulation is the movement, distribution, and removal of all the nutrients and wastes in the body. Circulation is one of the most...

Heart Health month

Feb 18, 2014 / 5:00 am

February is Heart Health month and last Friday was Valentine’s Day (the most important day for our hearts!). The Heart and Stroke Foundation and many...

Ski hill nutrition

Jan 28, 2014 / 5:00 am

Skiing and snowboarding up at Big White and Silver Star sure makes you hungry! Good food can be a part of the mountain experience. However, many people are...

Staying warm in the cold: Part 2

Jan 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we looked at three simple things you can do at home to keep you warm on the ski hill. Today, we will examine three simple things you...

Staying warm in the cold: Part 1

Jan 14, 2014 / 5:00 am

With the recent snow, the ski and snowboard season is in full effect. Because I am an avid skier and many of my patients love getting outdoors I thought I would...

Avoid January blues

Jan 7, 2014 / 5:00 am

January can be a very difficult month for many people. The holiday season may have been filled with parties, good food, and lots of fun things to do. However,...

Keeping New Year's resolutions

Dec 31, 2013 / 5:00 am

It is one thing to make New Year’s resolutions, another thing to start working on them, and yet another thing altogether to successfully achieve your New...

Setting New Year's resolutions

Dec 24, 2013 / 5:00 am

This is the time of year when many people begin thinking about their resolutions for the New Year. You may have a good idea of what your resolutions will be but...

Healthy Christmas: Top five tips

Dec 17, 2013 / 5:00 am

The Christmas and winter holiday season can be one of the most enjoyable times of the year. For many people the month of December is spent visiting family,...


Dec 10, 2013 / 5:00 am

What is Anxiety? Technically, there are several different types of anxiety disorders. However, for the purposes of this article we will look at anxiety in very...

Vitamin K for bone health

Dec 3, 2013 / 5:00 am

Traditionally, vitamin K was only really known for its role with blood clotting. However, vitamin K has gained a fair bit of attention in the last few years as...

The negative effects of cortisol

Nov 26, 2013 / 5:00 am

Cortisol is a hormone that is absolutely crucial for life. Without it we would not be able to survive. However, when we live in chronic strain, worry, and...

Intravenous vitamins

Nov 19, 2013 / 5:00 am

Intravenous nutrient infusions have been used for several decades by naturopathic physicians and many medical doctors practicing complementary and alternative...

Vitamins to boost immunity

Nov 5, 2013 / 5:00 am

The most important nutritional supplement we can all take is a good quality multivitamin and mineral supplement. I do not believe it is generally possible to...

Have a strong immune system

Oct 29, 2013 / 5:00 am

It’s hard to believe that it’s already that time of year when it seems everyone is sniffling, coughing, and calling in sick. Unfortunately, we are...

Extended health benefits

Oct 22, 2013 / 5:00 am

There is no question that in the long run it is more cost effective to prevent illness than to treat it once it happens. It is also more cost effective to use...

Doctor as teacher

Oct 8, 2013 / 5:00 am

The fifth principle of Naturopathic Medicine is “doctor as teacher”. In fact, doctor is the Latin word for teacher. Traditionally, doctors not only...

The healing power of nature

Oct 1, 2013 / 5:00 am

The fourth principle of naturopathic medicine is the utilization of the “healing power of nature”. Don’t worry, this is not some “woo...

Treat the whole person

Sep 24, 2013 / 5:00 am

The third principle of Naturopathic Medicine is to “treat the whole person”. You may ask yourself how in the world do you not treat the whole person...

Treat the cause

Sep 17, 2013 / 5:00 am

One of the most important principles of Naturopathic Medicine is to “treat the cause”. Treating the real causes and underlying mechanisms of disease...