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Category Archives for "Wellbeing"

Natural solutions for worried kids and anxious teens

By Corrin Ainley Naturopath ND, Nutritionist, Body Talk PractitionerAs a parent it can be heartbreaking to see your child or teen struggling with anxiety.  In this article I share some effective and natural treatment options.Did you know?Teenagers and young adults are facing an epidemic of anxiety. From bullying to exam pressure, children can feel anxious […]

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Qi, Blood, Yin, Yang and winter warming in menstrual health and fertility.

By Rebecca Tanner Naturopath ND, Midwife, Acupuncurist, Natural Fertility SpecialistThe Chinese medicine concepts of Qi blood, yin and yang are really helpful to understanding hormones, menstrual cycles and for identifying the root of fertility issues. Ideally your menstrual cycle should be 28-30 days in length with good mid cycle fertile mucus, very little pain or discomfort or […]

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Immune Enhancing Tea

By Mike Reid Naturopath ND, Acupuncturist, Live Blood AnalysisAll true teas come from the plant Camellia sinensis. In Chinese medicine they are classified as bitter in flavour and cool in nature.There are six varieties of tea; White, Green, Yellow, Oolong, Red and Black which all have different concentrations of caffeine. Correspondingly, White has the least caffeine […]

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How can Bicom bioresonance therapy assist to improve overall health and thus the immune system in particular?

By Colaudia WarnerNaturopath ND, Bicom Bioresonance TherapistWith the colder months upon us it is particularly important to make sure we support our immune system. To do this a varied, mainly plant based and preferably organic diet is essential, and we are very lucky here with the sheer endless variety and freshness of available produce. A […]

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What can we do NOW to make our immune systems more resilient?

By Corrin Ainley Naturopath ND, Nutritionist, Body Talk Practitioner​While we don’t yet know everything about COVID-19, we do know that nutrition plays a major role in influencing our immune defenses and susceptibility to infectious diseases.​Although I’m a very optimistic person, there have been times where I felt stressed and frustrated. The good news is, most of […]

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5 Ways You Might Upset Your Microbiome And What To Do About It

​By Metagenics Technical TeamMicrobiome 101‘Microbiome’ is a hot topic right now for anyone interested in health; but you may be wondering what exactly it is?    You’ve potentially heard about the good bacteria living within your digestive system, and may have even thought about taking a probiotic to support them. Well it’s this internal community – […]

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From The Inside – Out

​By Maria MinielloJin Shin Jyutsu PractitionerEnergy is constantly spiraling through all of the layers in the body. Spiraling in and down from the outside-in, and then spiraling back up and out again from the inside-out.Energy never tires but we can impact that smooth transition with our daily lifestyle choices, which will impact on our core, […]

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Plantar Fasciitis is such a pain in the ‘Foot’!

By Jo BlomquistBowen TherapistThis condition can be extremely limiting and debilitating affecting your ability to participate in daily activities and if persistent, can lead to you feeling quite despondent and sad about the whole situation.If you have experienced or are experiencing this problem, you will be nodding your heads in agreement, and for those of […]

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Ready, Set, Tired…

​By Kim Scott NDNaturopath, Nutritionist, Western HerbalistAre you exhausted?Here’s how to stop feeling exhausted – the natural way.Exhaustion and lack of energy have three defining characteristics:1. Feelings of excessive fatigue and lack of energy2. Increasing irritability3. Feeling low in motivation, or ‘flat’Energy levels can fluctuate at the best of times – when we are exhausted […]

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Are You An Emotional Eater?

By Corrin Ainley Naturopath ND, Nutritionist, Body Talk PractitionerEver noticed how your mood directs your food. Sometimes we find ourselves feeding our feelings rather than our bodies. Both psychological and physiological factors affect what we choose to put in our bodies, and dictate the relationship we have between food and emotions.The link between food and […]

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