An Alternative to Road Roage

10 Jan
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An alternative to road rage There is nothing worse than taking your regular route home and all of a sudden traffic comes to a standstill. Is there an accident? New construction? Is there a lane that has been closed? All of these questions will be answered eventually, but what happens in the meantime is entirely other story. Years ago when I used to travel on the 401, I was driving along near the 427  trying…

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24 Dec
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The most important mineral for sleep

The most important mineral for sleep One of the most deficient minerals in North Americans is found in these vegetables: kale, spinach, salmon, brown rice, raspberries, chlorella. Raise your hand if your kids like and regularly eat one of these foods…. If your hands are still resting by your side,…

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17 Dec
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Kids and sleep-Part deux

Kids and sleep-Part deux In my recent blog about sleep I talked about the wonder of ‘hot laundry’. For those of you who tried it and it worked, Bravo! For those who need something a little fancier, I’m with you and following up! So about 1/2 hour before sleep, after the little ones…

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28 Nov
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Never mind counting sheep

Never mind counting sheep It’s an old family trick to help kids sleep and has a very good success rate. Hot laundry.   Yes, it’s that simple as long as you have a functioning dryer and a blanket. Picture this, you’re in your bed trying to relax but your feet…

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23 Nov
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Fire up that Immune System

Fire up that Immune System There are so many herbs, vitamins and wonderful natural products that help to boost the lymphocytes when fighting colds and flus. Here below are some of my favourite immune system natural products that we have at our Mississauga Naturopathic clinic! I have many organized mommies…

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13 Nov
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How does ice relate to iron deficiency?

Let there be ice! How does ice relate to iron deficiency?  Our Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Kirsten Almon, shares a story from her childhood about how iron deficiency relates to ice. Growing up we never had ice in our freezer. Don’t get me wrong, we had ice cube trays, but…

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