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Top Ten Natural Anti-Viral Agents

December 08, 2014

Winter is the time of year when we seem to be particularly vulnerable to all kinds of illnesses that are caused by viruses including colds, flu and cold sores. A virus is not to be confused with bacteria, which causes infection. Viruses are tiny bits of nucleic acids that contain Read more..

Top Five Cold and Flu Fighting Foods

December 08, 2014

  You have probably heard of the phrase e "let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food?"  These immortal words were first uttered by the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates (460-277 BC) who is the founding father of natural medicine. These words are especially applicable during cold and flu season when Read more..

Constipation

December 08, 2014

How many bowel movements do you have a day? Did you know that is it common to have one bowel movement every other day? That is the most common frequency that I see in my practice. Did you also know that it is not normal to have less than 2 Read more..

Vitamin D and Fertility

November 19, 2014

Vitamin D’s benefits have been studied with respect to mood disorders, cancer prevention, and immune boosting among other things.  Now it’s effect on fertility is being studied!   Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin.  It is found in mushrooms, certain fatty fish, eggs, milk and many milk alternatives.  Our main source Read more..

Osteoarthritis

November 19, 2014

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease that affects 1 in 10 Canadians. The cartilage wears away over time and this loss of cushioning allows bones to rub together which causes pain, swelling, stiffness, decrease range of motion and even bone spurs. Osteoarthritis most often occurs in the hands, neck, Read more..

The Top Seven Anti-Inflammatory Foods

November 19, 2014

Food can be can be a powerful ally in the fight against inflammation or it can be your worst enemy and make an existing condition even worse. One of the truisms about people who do not feel well is that they tend to crave more comfort foods, which means those Read more..