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Monday, 17 February 2014 14:03

Plant Your Kitchen Scraps!

Monday February 17 2014

Happy Family Day to all of my fellow Ontarians!  In celebrating the first long-weekend of the year, I wanted to share this fabulous article by HGTV Gardens on how you can save a bit of money AND teach the kids how to grow plants from some simple foods in the kitchen!  I have always done this with green onions but I officially started my avocado tree quest and I'll let you know how it goes!

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Monday August 8 2011

As a society, North American women are choosing to wait a little bit longer before starting a family.  This has been associated with an increased rate of couples who are finding it more difficult to conceive.  Naturopathic medicine can complement allopathic procedures (such as IVF or in-vitro fertilization) by improving the couple’s overall health and fertility.

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Monday, 23 January 2012 12:44

Boswellia serrata (Frankincense)

Monday January 23 2012

Do you have sore joints?  

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Monday April 2 2012

Green tea has great anti-cancer effects due to its high content of catechins.    In fact, many studies have shown that regular consumption of green tea decreases the risk of certain types of cancer, particularly bladder and prostate cancer.

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Monday, 04 June 2012 20:11

The Many Benefits of Curcumin

Monday June 4 2012

I was asked several times last week from multiple patients whether or not they would be able to eat an equivalent amount of turmeric to their curcumin supplement.  This was a very interesting question that I looked into, and I was quite surprised at how much of the spice you actually need to ingest in order to match the curcumin amounts in supplements.

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