Cool, Calm and Hopefully Collected

Yet again it’s time to focus on the Big S. Stress. When you are a naturopath with a large base of returning patients, you often get to see certain seasonal emotional patterns in people. I notice certain waves of behavior and changes in mood…

Nourishing the Skin from the Inside Out. Nutrition to compliment the skin

Zinc and essential fatty acids are two integral nutrients which play a fundamental role in maintaining the integrity of the ‘bricks and mortar’ of the skin, respectively. Zinc, as a vital component of the zinc finger transcription factor Slug, plays a pivotal role in…

Nourishing the Skin from the Inside Out. Nutrition to compliment the skin

Zinc and essential fatty acids are two integral nutrients which play a fundamental role in maintaining the integrity of the ‘bricks and mortar’ of the skin, respectively. Zinc, as a vital component of the zinc finger transcription factor Slug, plays a pivotal role in…

The Importance of Healthy Blood Glucose for Insulin Signaling

The explanation of certain herbs for insulin health, and the results of certain studies done about the effect.

Colds, flus, viruses and what natural medicine will help

With winter just around the corner, we can expect to see an increase in patients presenting with seasonal colds and ‘flu. Fortunately for our patients, there are many effective natural remedies we can offer to help them get through this cold and ‘flu season…

Heart health, Muscle Fatigue and Statin Drugs

The heart muscle is a dense reservoir of nutrients, which may become depleted not only with age, but also with cardiovascular disease and ischemic damage. Nutritional and herbal support for a healthy heart consists of herbs such as salvia miltiorrhiza (danshen), crataegusmonogyna (hawthorn), and…