Tag Archives: nutrition

Mother Earth – The Original Medicine Woman

On Saturday I was organizing my herbal medicines (see jars below).  Herbs are one of my favourite modalities to use.  The power of herbal tea and herbal medicines is astonishing, and I see great results from using them.  My patient … Continue reading

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The meaning of green – more than just a colour.

Today is St. Patrick’s Day.  A day that usually gives young people an excuse to “celebrate” excessively, proudly display Kelly green clothing and accessories, and telling strangers to kiss them because they are “Irish”.  I’ll admit, I am not privy to … Continue reading

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Back to Basics – Back to Health

Many times I am asked – “Where do we start?”.  When health concerns seem overwhelming and we don’t know where to begin, the best place is to start at the health basics.  These are the foundations to our health and … Continue reading

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Five Back to School Tips We Do For Our Kids That We Should Do Ourselves.

It’s that time again! It’s time to make lunches, pack snacks, and get back into the routine of taking your kids, or yourself, to school.  Reading the multitude of back to school advice for kids this week, I realized that … Continue reading

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Under Pressure

February is all about the heart – it’s Valentine’s and heart awareness month.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death amongst North American’s (affecting men and women equally).  Taking care of your heart (physically and emotionally) is important to … Continue reading

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Healthy Happy Tips for the Holiday Season

Tomorrow is December 1st – which means time to start preparing for snow and the holiday season!  Below are some tips for the holidays:                              Eat Red and Green Foods The more colourful the food, the more nutritious the food. Red … Continue reading

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Healthy Happy Tips for this Cold and Flu Season

Hand washing is the leading method to protect yourself from cold and flus. It decreases contraction of viruses and bacteria by as much as 80%. However, most people do not wash their hands properly which may make them susceptible to … Continue reading

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What to do with all that extra Halloween candy…..

It’s a couple of days after Halloween.  The costumes are stowed away, the glitter and face paint is finally coming off, and kids are slowly coming down from their weekend-long sugar high.  However, that mound of candy is everlasting, staring … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black

I was fortunate enough to spend the Monday with my mom at Niagara on the lake.  We’ve adopted a tradition of buying Starbucks and walking around the park there.  While at the park I found the most amazing tree, in … Continue reading

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Healthy Tips for the Harvest Season

On a beautiful day today (it’s sunny and gorgeous out!) I’m reminded that Fall is my favourite season.  Maybe it’s the beautiful colours, or the “everything pumpkin” craze, regardless though I love the fall and am happy to share some … Continue reading

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