How nutrition can help prevent and treat dementia

Dementia, as with numerous other diseases, can be linked to inflammation and increased oxidative damage. There can be many associated causes of neurodegeneration and dementia, a few of which include cardiovascular disease, chronic drug/alcohol/nutritional abuse, drug side-effects, as well as …

Food Sensitivity Testing

Food sensitivities are delayed reactions to specific foods that are triggered by IgG antibodies (a type of immune response).  In an IgG reaction, the IgG antibodies attach themselves to the food antigen and create an antibody-antigen complex. These complexes are …

Fibromyalgia: one of many misunderstood medical conditions

Fibromyalgia (FM) has fascinated me from day one of naturopathic medical school because it doesn’t neatly fit into any diagnostic category. The diagnostic criteria remain vague. Some researchers still hold the belief that FM isn’t even a separate condition, but …

Root causes of Anxiety

Anxiety is pervasive. We all know someone in our inner circle of friends, family or colleagues who is currently suffering from anxiety. Symptoms and severity will vary, but in our culture today, anxiety is everywhere. The best definition I’ve ever …

Using ketones for Weight Loss

The best diet for weight loss isn’t a ‘diet’ at all. It’s a lifestyle change that happens gradually and can be sustained long term or indefinitely. The path to sustained weight loss won’t be the same for everyone as several …

What are these ketones I keep hearing about?

Supplemental or ‘exogenous’ ketones have been receiving a lot of popular attention lately, and for good reason. Adding in additional ketones is a quick and efficient way for the body to enter into a state of ketosis, giving the body …

How Herbal Tinctures Can Help You

In western herbal medicine, tinctures are used nearly as ubiquitously as tea but remain relatively obscure. Unlike tea, an herbal tincture is generally a much more concentrated solution made of a water-alcohol extract of a plant. Many of the medicinal ...

Why choose a natural sunscreen

The sun is out in full force! Our selection of natural sunscreens are not only effective, but less harmful to us and the environment. We also carry after sun formulas just in case. Oxybenzone, a derivative of benzophenone is a …

Ozone Therapy and Preventative Health Care

Oxygen is crucial to our body’s health and life. It is well researched that as people age, there is a significant decrease in effective oxygen use, which impairs thousands of vital chemical reactions and causes cellular activity to become sluggish. …