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Staying warm on the ski hill

Dec 25, 2012 / 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...

Ski hill nutrition

Dec 18, 2012 / 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...

Vitamins to boost immunity

Dec 11, 2012 / 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...

Food allergies and poor digestion

Dec 4, 2012 / 5:00 am

It’s not just “bad” food that causes problems with digestion and absorption. Any food, including “good” foods have the potential...

The purpose of nutrition

Nov 27, 2012 / 7:00 am

I recently wrote and published my first book, “To Feel Well: Improve Your Digestive System”. In last week’s column we discussed the second...

How the Digestive system works

Nov 20, 2012 / 5:00 am

I recently wrote and published my first book, “To Feel Well: Improve Your Digestive System”. In last week’s column I described my motivation...

Introducing my first book

Nov 6, 2012 / 5:00 am

I am very excited to announce the release of my first book, To Feel Well: Improve Your Digestive System. I decided while in naturopathic medical school that I...

Extended Health Benefits

Oct 30, 2012 / 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...

Probiotics for Candida

Oct 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

In last week’s column we discussed the most important natural agents for killing Candida overgrowth in the body. We reviewed some of the recent studies...

Treating Candida

Oct 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

At least a couple times a week a new patient will ask me about Candida. Usually, they say something like, “a friend of mine who had similar symptoms told...

Fibrocystic breasts vs. breast cancer

Oct 9, 2012 / 5:00 am

In last week’s article we discussed the importance of early detection for cancer prevention and treatment. We learned that many of the advances in...

Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct 2, 2012 / 5:00 am

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in Canada. In fact, it represents about 26% of...

Candida

Sep 18, 2012 / 5:00 am

At least a couple times a week a new patient will ask me about Candida. Usually, they say something like, “a friend of mine who had similar symptoms told...

Vitamin K for bone health

Sep 11, 2012 / 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...

Intravenous vitamin therapies

Sep 4, 2012 / 5:00 am

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

Prolotherapy for pain

Aug 28, 2012 / 5:00 am

Prolotherapy is a therapeutic technique used to decrease or eliminate pain by improving joint stability and function. Prolotherapy promotes the regrowth and...

Supplements for bone health

Aug 21, 2012 / 5:00 am

In last week’s article we discussed bisphosphonates, the most common medication used to treat osteoporosis and bone disorders. We learned that they...

Medications for bone health

Aug 14, 2012 / 5:00 am

In last week’s article we learned about the most important causes of poor bone health. We learned that lack of exercise leads to decreased bone mass...

Poor bone health

Aug 7, 2012 / 10:46 am

In last week’s article we learned about the anatomy and physiology of bones. We learned that bones are not purely solid structures. We learned that they...

The health of our bones

Jul 31, 2012 / 5:00 am

Our bones are amongst the most important tissues in our bodies. They provide the structure that the rest of the body clings to and branches off from. In the...

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