This healthy smoothie recipe has all the flavor of a pumpkin spice latte without all the sugar. Made with real pumpkin and frozen banana, this whips into a creamy, luscious grab-&-go breakfast (or snack) in just 5 minutes. Ingredients: 1 medium frozen banana ½ cup unsweetened almond milk or other nut milk ⅓ cup plain […]
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With busy back to school days and cold season fast approaching, ensure your diet is filled with nutrient-packed recipes. Green Smoothie Get your daily dose of greens! Ingredients: 2 ripe medium bananas 1 ripe pear or apple, peeled if desired and chopped up 2 cups chopped kale leaves, tough stems removed ½ cup cold […]
Back to School can mean opening ourselves up to colds, the flu, and feeling run down. It’s important to keep our immune systems boosted as we head into the colder months. The following tips will help you stay healthy and combat upcoming flu season. Boost your immune system by adding nutrient-rich foods such as citrus […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Some ideas for snack: cut apple with yogurt or almond butter as a dip
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They use therapies from the sciences of clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, physical medicine, clinical psychology, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine.
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