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The DNA Test That Could Change Your Lifestyle

While our bodies share standard functions, our genetics alongside our environment make each of us unique. Now we can tap into these differences due to research behind genetics and nutritional influences. This can help answer common questions like, “What does ‘healthy food’ look like for my body?” “Why do some diets work for some people, […]

IBS or SIBO

It is thought that as many as 20% of the Canadians suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Symptoms can vary, but include gas, bloating, cramping, constipation and or diarrhea and mucous in stool. There is now evidence that supports that disturbances in the bacteria that populate the intestine play a role in IBS. Patients with […]

PRESCRIBING RIGHTS FOR NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS:

Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove and Dr. Cathryn Coe are now licensed to prescribe scheduled drug medications. This prescriptive authority allows patients of Naturopathic doctors access to controlled medicines that are dispensed through pharmacies.

What are the benefits of saliva hormone testing?

Saliva hormone testing is most useful for uncovering hormone imbalance. For example: discovering a woman has insufficient progesterone to balance high estradiol levels or; that high cortisol levels are interfering with the action of progesterone and testosterone. Once a hormone imbalance has been uncovered, nutritional or bio-identical hormone therapy can be instituted.

Vitamin B12 and Type 2 Diabetes

Reference: Vitamin B12 Deficiency is Common in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Not Taking Metformin and is Nutritional in Nature,” Jawa AA, Raza R, et al, Endocr Pract, 2009 Nov 26:1-13;

Venus Legacy

Have you been struggling to find a non-invasive, pain free solution to rid of fine lines, wrinkles, cellulite and stubborn fat?

At A New Leaf we are now offering a comfortable and affordable treatment called the Venus Legacy to help minimize those problem areas.