Children’s Health

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]

Toronto Naturopathic Clinic

Here’s the content of an article we wrote that was published in the fall 2016 “Education Issue” of EcoParent.  They haven’t posted it Online, but have a lot of other great content. Check them out. In the meantime, enjoy! – Jonah Lusis, ND As I… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

My third Pillar of Health for families relates to a relatively new area of medicine, the microbiome. The microbiome, as it turns out, plays a role in a wide range of chronic health conditions, including food, environmental and seasonal allergies, eczema, asthma, ulcerative colitis,… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

In our family, and for the families we work with, we emphasize nutrition as essential for optimal health. Eating a well-balanced, whole foods diet will improve most health issues and prevent a myriad of chronic health problems. We also feel better when we eat… [READ MORE]

Toronto Naturopathic Doctor

In October, I had the privilege of meeting with a group of parents to discuss strategies for optimizing their children’s health. The discussion centered around four “pillars” of health that form the strong foundation for future health. The first “pillar” of the foundation is… [READ MORE]

Happy Wednesday! In this week’s Wellness Wednesday video, postpartum doula Erika Yerkie discusses how to, and benefits of, skin-to-skin contact for newborns. Erika will be hosting a complimentary “Newborn Care 101” workshop on Monday, December 1 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Toronto… [READ MORE]

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