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Hearty laughs and great conversation

2 Jan
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Growing up I can distinctly recall sitting in our kitchen, the afternoon sunlight streaming in through the window as I listened to my mom’s friend share the events of her day. I would watch my mom and her laugh and drink black tea so strong it was practically syrup. This was a regular ritual and I loved being a witness to their conversations. “In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the…

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13 Dec

On the First Day of Christmas my true love gave...

On the First Day of Christmas my true love gave to me This is a fun and great idea list of gift ideas for your true love.  They are compiled by our Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor, Kirsten Almon.  She also made a 2020 version of this.  Check out the 12 days…

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18 Nov

Hormones in Men

Hormones in Men? I had a patient come see me the other day at my Naturopathic clinic in Mississauga.  I was very impressed with his desire to take the “bull by the horns” and get his health in check. In the visit as I often do, I started to draw…

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11 Nov

Perseverance Towards Pregnancy

Perseverance Towards Pregnancy Sometimes it takes effort and perseverance to get what you want. And other times, it’s the surrendering that is the most powerful action that yields results. I find that when working with someone who wants to get pregnant, it’s the latter of these 2 phrases that can often…

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6 Nov

Green Grocery Shopper

Green Grocery Shopper Many of you are now more conscious when it comes to choices when doing the grocery shopping. B.Y.O.B. has taken on a greater meaning–Bring Your Own Bag! Some others are all for being more eco-conscious, but when it comes right down to the details, forget that there…

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23 Oct

Elder-licious! Elderberry Syrup

Elder-licious! Did you know that elderberries have been found to be effective in clinical trials against the flu virus? It’s the “little berry that could”. The study is titled Anti-influenza activity of elderberry (Sambucus nigra) and is published in the Journal of Functional Foods in March 2019.  The study’s abstract…

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