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Ulcerative Colitis and Lifestyle

Thank you to our Naturopath, Genya Fleischer, for sharing this blog. Ulcerative Colitis (UC), also known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)is a chronic condition affecting the lining of the large intestine and causing inflammation and ulcers. It often results in symptoms such as:  There’s no cure for UC, but remission is possible with proper treatment […]

Nutrients Depleted by the Pill

Thank you to Kelly Foster (Naturopath) for sharing this blog. PSA: The OCP (Oral Contraceptive Pill) depletes some major nutrients including magnesium, B vitamins, folate/B12, vitamin C/E, zinc, selenium and CoQ10. These nutrients are needed for important body functions such as digestion, liver detoxification, skin and gut integrity, neurological function, energy, cognition, and mental health […]

All About Probiotics

Thank you to Kelly Foster (Naturopath), for sharing this blog on Probiotics. Ever wonder why probiotics are not working for you or even making your symptoms worse? ?   That is because probiotics work via very intricate mechanisms of action that are body system specific.   Recent research has shown that using strain-specific probiotics to address conditions […]

PMDD – Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Our Naturopath and Acupuncturist, Genya Fleischer, has written the following blog on PMDD, including symptoms, Natural management strategies and a delicious recipe. Enjoy! Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe form of PMS that includes physical and  emotional symptoms that usually  start 7-10 days before menstruation and resolve with the onset of menstruation. PMDD causes […]

Endometriosis, Part 1

Our experienced Naturopath and Acupuncturist, Genya Fleischer, has written a detailed article about endometriosis. In part 1, she explains what endometriosis is. In her next blog she will delve further into management of this condition. What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by the presence of endometrial like tissue outside the uterus, […]

THE HEALTH BENEFIT OF SWEET POTATOES

The sweet potato is a root vegetable belonging to the Convolvulaceae family. Its colours are usually yellow, orange, red, brown, purple or beige. Sweet potato is a functional food abundant in a number of phytochemicals possessing disease preventing properties. The anthocyanin fraction of the skin extract increases absorption of Vitamin A, promotes anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and […]