Erin Mills Optimum Health is now open for all patients, with updated Health and Safety procedures in place.

9 Mar

Warm Breakfast for Sensitive Tummies

Warm Breakfast for Sensitive Tummies I have some patients that when the wind doesn’t blow right (no pun intended!) it throws off their gut. During the Winter and early Spring months, if you are one of these people, give your stomach a little extra TLC and serve up some warm…

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6 Mar

Herbal Spotlight – Chamomile

Herbal Spotlight Let’s talk about a herb that has strengths in the following domains: Heals the gut (protects from ulcers) When stepped as a tea, can be used as a mouthwash for gingivitis Is an antioxidant, antispasmodic and is anti-inflammatory Can you guess? It’s Chamomile! Generally considered a very safe herb* for both adults and kids,…

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20 Feb

Stay hydrated with this Natural Solution

We’ve come a long way in hydration from the Gatorade-days I remember playing soccer in mid-summer, temperatures around 35 degrees in full sun, guzzling down some bright orange gatorade. This was definitely the best choice at the time and far safer than plain water as it included the electrolytes I…

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20 Feb

Best Lunch EVER

Best Lunch EVER What are you eating for lunch?  Our Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor, Kirsten Almon, shares her secrets to the Best Lunch EVER. It’s no secret around here that I have a salad everyday for lunch. I feel comfortably full and satisfied after I eat and most importantly, energized to…

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14 Feb

Love Bites

Love Bites Here’s a recipe for your loved ones for Valentines Day! This one is the perfect gift for moms or dads! The Ashwaganda is a great for energy and the adrenal glands. The maca is a great tonic and great for the libido! 1 tbsp powdered Ashwaganda (organic traditions) 1…

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10 Feb

Want to have a smart baby?

Who wants to have a smart baby in 2020?  Did you know that there was a study conducted to evaluate a child’s IQ at 4 years of age  which compared 2 groups:  The first the mothers took fish oil while they were pregnant, and the second group were mother’s that…

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