In this article I explore the importance of supporting the body’s detoxification process in order to favor healthy and safe weight loss.
In this article I explain how there are certain things which can prevent a person from healing and why it is important to first consider them and remove them in order to better facilitate the healing process.
A new milestone was achieved for the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) when they welcomed new patients to their naturopathic teaching clinic at the Brampton Civic Hospital.
In this article I show how childhood behaviours, such as eating an unhealthy diet, not getting enough exercise and spending too much time in front of a screen can all have negative impacts on quality of life later on in adulthood.
Fever in young children is quite common and is usually not something to be too concerned about. But many parents become very worried when their child has a fever. But is this always necessary?
In this article I give a very brief introduction to the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) concept of Yin-Yang.
Most of us have heard of the terms glycemic index (GI) or glycemic load (GL) but what do they really mean and what is significant about them? In this article I compare and contrast them and explain how they are calculated and interpreted.
These are my thoughts on putting patients on higher quality, but often pricey, supplements versus letting them just continue to buy supplements from their local drug or big box store.
With a hectic class schedule, studying, writing assignments and exams and everything else, one does not have much time for left over for other things. For that reason, a lot of things that would otherwise seem important, such as sleep, often get put on the back burner. However, from personal experience sleep should remain a top priority even when workload becomes heavy, especially during exam period.
Using mindful healing can be a great way to help you or someone else get to the root issue of what they are experiencing. This is a technique that Paul Epstein, ND teaches and it can allow one to change the way they perceive things in their lives.
The Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre (OICC) is now open and will be providing naturopathic oncology treatments and a wide array of other adjunctive therapies for the treatment and prevention of cancer.
At the 2012 Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA) sponsored student conference Dr. Decker Weiss (ND) gave a workshop entitled “Our Time” in which he explained why now is a great time to be graduating as an ND. One of the things that he taught attendees was how to develop a good elevator speech that describes what it is you do as a naturopathic doctor.
Having trouble deciding whether to live on or off campus? Well having experienced the best of both worlds, I can now list some of the pros and cons for both living in residence and living off campus.
Topics covered in this article include: unwinding after the end of a semester; preceptoring; 2012 AANP Convention; and the 2012 NMSA student conference.
This article explores the iron stores in vegetarians and non-vegetarians by explaining the difference between heme and non-heme iron in terms of their absorption.