Category Archives: Digestive Health

Mar 07

Diet and Digestion: The Root of Health

The Effect of Diet and Digestion on our Health All of our health and well-being begins in our digestive tract. I will almost always remark to patients that “it’s digestion first, everything else second!” Many doctors (at least those who practice a holistic approach to medicine) would agree that illness originates from our diet and […]

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  • Healthy Holiday Eating

    11 November 2017

    Top 5 ways to avoid having a ‘food baby’ We all look forward to eating yummy, delicious foods during the holiday season, but we certainly don’t want to feel (or

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  • 5 Naturopathic Tips for a Healthy Gut

    29 March 2017

    It’s amazing how many patients we see that deal with symptoms of indigestion daily, ranging from simple gas and bloating to more severe abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhe

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  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    11 July 2016

    “So I’m told I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, but why is my bowel so irritable?!” Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is extremely common, affecting at least 15% of people. For

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  • Gut Bacteria and Naturopathic Medicine

    16 June 2016

    “The three pounds of microbes that you carry around with you may be more important for some health conditions than every single gene in your genome.” Digestion, gut bacteria

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  • Castor Oil Packs

    25 September 2015

    The castor bean (Oleum ricini) has a traditional use as a cathartic (strong laxative when taken internally) and has been used for constipation and to induce labour. However, a mo

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  • Seasonal Allergies No More!

    17 April 2015

    The sun is shining and the warm weather is here, but for hundreds of people in Calgary, this time of year also brings itchy eyes, sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, and othe

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