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Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

When I started writing this, the intent was to quickly summarize a conversation I’ve had on a number of occasions with patients trying to make educated decisions when choosing nutritional supplements and botanical medicines, but it turned into a bit of a manifesto. There… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

A while ago we were interviewed on fish oil supplements in general, but practically, is there a difference in quality between products (which, as with most things, is generally reflected in cost of products on the market). Ultimately, the interview wasn’t published, but the… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Clinic

This blog entry is in support of our Wellness Wednesday video of this week, and a continuation of last week’s topic of flu vaccine decision-making. Flu vaccine prescription is outside the scope of practice of naturopathic doctors: we do not prescribe it, or dissuade… [READ MORE]

The W.H.O. recommends that not more than 10% of a child’s daily caloric intake should come from added sugars. Wonder what that looks like practically speaking?   You would be shocked! Check out this #WellnessWednesday video to find out just how much fruit juice… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

In our last “Ask the Doctor” post for Crohn’s and Collitis Month, Jonah Lusis, ND answers a commonly asked question about IgE and IgG food testing. What is the difference between the allergy test I have had with my MD, and an IgG allergy… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

In dealing with inflammatory and irritable bowel diseases, elimination diets and IgG food testing are an important tool in crafting a treatment plan. In this post, Jonah Lusis, ND discusses what they are, and which is preferred. I suspect my diet may be contributing… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

Wondering if you can and should eat gluten? In this “Ask the Doctor” post, Jonah Lusis, ND discusses what gluten is, and who should avoid it. Is wheat good or bad for me? How does gluten fit into the picture? Gluten is a protein… [READ MORE]

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Continuing our conversation on improving digestive health, Jonah Lusis, ND discusses in this two-part question, an elimination diet and its benefits in treatment. What is an elimination diet? An elimination diet is a therapeutic diet used to identify foods a person doesn’t tolerate well.… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

This week, instead of asking the doctors, we are asking an RMT! We often get many questions about what to do after a massage, so we sat down and asked Melissa Dunsieth, RMT for her professional opinion. Enjoy! What is the best thing to drink after a… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

You’ve asked and we will answer! As we accumulate frequently asked questions, we will answer in “Ask the Doctor” posts (obviously after responding immediately to the persons asking the questions originally)! Not limited to naturopathic medicine questions, get in touch and ask away, here, or… [READ MORE]

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