Eating and Nutrition

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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]

This week on our Instagram, our practitioners are sharing their favorite snacks to help motivate and inspire you to snack smart. Wonder what an ND looks for when choosing what to snack on? In this post we will share our tips for selecting the… [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]

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Expanding on our Wellness Wednesday video of yesterday, Jessica Sanguiliano, ND, gives us additional tips for maintaining optimum nutrition during pregnancy. Enjoy! It goes without question that a woman’s nutrition before and during pregnancy influences the health of her baby. Proper nutrition ensures that a woman… [READ MORE]

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Often, as the result of media reportage, we develop the impression that increasing our intake of a single food or nutrient is the key to a healthy diet. In fact, the three dietary practices for which there is the most scientific support with respect… [READ MORE]

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Looking for a healthy snack to pack for lunches? Look no further! We love these nutty, grain-free granola bars that are so easy to make and kid approved. Forget the sugar-ladened granola bars and try these homemade healthy treats. Following our Wellness Wednesday video… [READ MORE]

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This delicious and nutritious recipe comes courtesy of our friend, Holistic Nutritionist, Joy McCarthy. Joy is the author of Joyous Health: Eat & Live Well Without Dieting, creator of Joyous Health.com, professional speaker, nutrition expert on Global’s Morning Show, Faculty Member at the Institute… [READ MORE]

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Brassica vegetables, or cruciferous vegetables, are an extremely important part of a well-balanced and disease preventing diet. Like all vegetables, they’re low in calories, fat, and sodium. They’re also a good source of fibre and contain a variety of other essential vitamins and minerals.… [READ MORE]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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