June 14, 2019

My patients often hear me say "food is medicine". This soup is a prime example. Today in Ontario we have had yet another rainy, dreary day. All I wanted when I got home was a bowl of hot, hearty soup. This soup recipe (while unfortunately not my own) is one of my favou...

March 8, 2019

  • Did you know that in the next SIX months nearly half of Canadians will experience some form of back pain?

  • At some point in their lifetime, up to 84% of Canadians will experience at least one episode of back pain!

  • Less than 2% of back pain requires serious...

April 28, 2017

This week has been a tough one in our house. Sunday we lost a cousin to cancer, and Monday we lost our senior dog due to a silly injury. Needless to say, our house is grieving 

Grief is the sensation and experience of loss. This loss doesn't have to be the loss of a per...

February 9, 2017

Did you know that February is Heart Month in Canada?

As many as 2.4 MILLION Canadians are living with some form of heart disease! 

Many lifestyle factors increase our risk for heart disease. These include:

  • Smoking

  • Lack of Exercise

  • Unhealthy diet

  • Being o...

January 5, 2017

Have you ever had a cold so bad that all you wanted to do is go to bed and wake up feeling better?

Well now you can! All you need is a pair of thin socks (preferably cotton), a pair of thick socks (preferably wool), some cold water, and your bed!

Click HERE for the instr...

November 25, 2016

With the wind and snow howling this past week many of us have dug out the hats, mitts, and scarves to keep us warm. But did you know that the scarf has a very important role in keeping us healthy this cold and flu season?

The base of your neck, is called the Wind Gate i...

October 4, 2016

This week's herb is an amazing adaptogen! I use Rhodiola almost daily in my practice. Why I haven't featured it before - who knows! 

This herb helps your body modulate catecholamines (epinephrine, norepinephrine, dopamine), serotonin, and acetylcholine. These are a lot...

September 27, 2016

As the fields go from green to brown this fall, and porches get decked out with corn stalks and hay bails it's time to look at corn from a medicinal standpoint! The silk that you discard when shucking a cob of corn is actually very useful! When the corn is green and mi...

September 22, 2016

Chamomile is commonly consumed by many people as a sleeping aid but did you know it has many more medicinal uses?

Matricaria recutita (chamomile) was once native to Europe, but is now found in North America and many other places! 

While the whole plant is medicinal, comm...

September 22, 2016

Every year at this time we start to experience that slight chill in the air, the leaves start to change colour and fall, and the challenges to our immune system are increased. Seasonal changes can put stress on our immune systems and in the fall we have the added bonus...

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