The Pill & Your Hormonal Health

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Originally guest posted on the DAO LABS blog. With about 10 million US women on oral contraception (a.k.a. ‘The Pill’), it’s not a surprise that there are a few questions about what it is and how it works in our bodies. Plus, not every women on the birth control pill (BCP) uses it to prevent pregnancy; some other common reasons for its …

Detox tips with Well.ca

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Think detoxing is complicated and hard to do? Think again. I sat down with the wonderful ladies at well.ca to talk about the must-know information about detoxing a bit everyday– easily! I mentioned a few products I personally love: turmeric tea: https://well.ca/products/turmeric-teas-dusk-organic-loose_128230.html santevia water filter: https://well.ca/products/santevia-alkaline-pitcher-blue_106078.html central roast nuts: https://well.ca/products/central-roast-organic-almonds_91615.html essential oil diffuser: https://well.ca/products/aura-cacia-aromatherapy-car-diffuser_20029.html Ready to take the first step to a …

Natural medicine for clear, ageless skin

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Original interview article posted on Futurederm.com HERE Interviewer: Nicki Zevola Benvenuti, founder Futurederm.com   1. What is naturopathic medicine? What makes it different? Naturopathy is a form of medicine that addresses health from a root cause. It uses natural therapies to not only reverse symptoms of an illness or complaint, but also prevents it from recurring. As a naturopathic doctor, …

Why you need a fish oil supplement

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Originally posted on the Well Blog. Why we need them Fish oils are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, namely, EPA & DHA. These are potent anti-inflammatory agents in the body and make up a large proportion of the outer layer of our cells. Most notably, they balance out the overly consumed omega-6s that we get from plant oils …

Easy snacking: what a naturopath always has on hand

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Originally posted on The Well Blog HERE Embrace snacking Whether you’re trying to lose weight, boost your energy or need something small while on-the-go, healthy snacking is where it’s at! And, no, I don’t mean nibbling on those overly processed, potato flake ‘veggie chips’. I mean, satisfying and energy balancing bites that keep you going throughout your day (so you …