It’s a controversial topic. There are a number of reasons that breastfeeding may not be possible, including poor milk production, difficulty latching, ongoing infections.. to name just a few. There is also the matter of personal choice – some women just aren’t into it. All of which is absolutely fine of course – if you […]
Lovely, sparkling, lustrous, flawless, smooth and peachy. That’s what I want my skin to be! You? Easier said than done, what with hormones, allergies, pollution, crappy diets, sluggish livers, cheap cosmetics, etc.. all these things certainly have a tendency to get in the way and clog things up. Yes, ok, it depends on who you […]
Sleep is the time when our bodies recharge. If we don’t get enough shut-eye, it can be hard to get through the days and weeks that fill our busy lives… we end up functioning less effectively, looking puffy and feeling awful. No thanks. Sometimes, though, it can be hard to create a healthy sleep pattern. […]
Vegetarians are everywhere. There is also a fast-growing portion of the population who are trending towards part-time vegetarianism i.e. several meals a week that are free of meat, chicken, fish, and even dairy. Reasons vary, but can include cost considerations, perceived health benefits, environmental concerns, and a desire for diversity. This is a sound and […]
Let’s face it: we are stressed. Maybe a little bit, or maybe a lot – but we citizens of this modern age are always on the run and always on alert. That’s stressful! It never fails to amaze me how easily stress creeps into our lives. Anything from worrying about family matters, financial pressures, waiting […]
Us naturopaths will often spend a lot of time talking about your diet and your digestive function. That is because this is the cornerstone of good health. Believe me. When your digestion is working well, your body is able to break down the food you eat, absorb essential vitamins and minerals, process waste products and […]
One of the most useful tools in naturopathic practice is herbal medicine – a fact to which many of our patients can attest! Infants and children can be given herbal medicine, completely safely – in fact, children respond very well to herbal treatment.
Eggs! These little packages of goodness are one of the easiest to prepare and nutritionally dense foods around. Poached, boiled, scrambled, fried or baked – any way you flip an egg, it’s good for you. An excellent source of protein and one that’s readily absorbed, eggs really are the perfect way to start the day. […]