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Here’s something I wrote, for a class while I was a student at the Canadian College ion naturopathic Medicine (I don’t remember which class, but something women’s health- or oncology-related seems like a reasonable guess). Prayer came up recently, somehow, in an appointment of… [READ MORE]

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My late teacher, the Japanese Shiatsu Master, Mitsuki Kikkawa, C.S.T., R.M.T., used to torture us repeatedly with brain puzzles like that. Master Kikkawa was a Zen Buddhist, and in keeping with his tradition, he used these seemingly nonsensical or paradoxical statements (called “koans”) as… [READ MORE]

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In a conversation with a patient yesterday, we discussed the ways in which a meditation practice may help him resolve his health concern. In the course of this discussion, I found myself referring to different articles I had read on the various benefits of… [READ MORE]

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]

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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]

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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]

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… that is the question: Whether ’tis Nobler in the mind to suffer. The Slings and Arrows of public pressure, Or to take Arms against flu infection, … It’s flu season again, and with that our busiest season of answering the question: Should I… [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]

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Whilst posting the previous entry on Thyroid Health, we noticed we had prepared another article, more specifically on low thyroid function, that ultimately hadn’t been posted by the site we prepared it for, so decided to share it here. Enjoy. Imbalances in thyroid gland… [READ MORE]

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Here’s the copy we wrote for an article for our friend’s blog, Joyous Health. It’s hasn’t been posted yet, but we thought we’d share it here as well. Check out Joyous Health for other articles we have written on children’s health and sun protection… [READ MORE]

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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]

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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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