I believe that, with information and a personalized, naturopathic approach, you can reach your health potential.
In my opinion, education provides a powerful opportunity. When you know better, you can do better. My ultimate goal, through education and naturopathic medicine, is to help you improve your life SPAN, as well as (and maybe more importantly) your HEALTH span. It’s not just desirable to live long, but to live well.
Good health is a reflection of the small things you do on a daily basis – increasing your HEALTH span is about the cumulative benefits generated from the things you do every single day.
Small steps lead to big changes and committing to one or more health promoting habits is sustainable and, over time, will lead to major health benefits for you, your family, and our planet.
- Get Through the Flu – Power Habits for Cold and Flu Preventionhab·it (hăb′ĭt)n. A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behaviour that is acquired through frequent repetition. Getting sick, even with a minor cold, is never a happy event. This season there’s been an escalation of flu-related fear, mostly associated with the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, with world-wide incidence surpassing 100,000 cases early March. Along with “new” bugs, strains that have previously been identified are constantly changing, making stayingContinue reading “Welcome!”
- Gut-Brain Connection: Stress and Mental HealthPublished on http://www.metagenicsinstitute.com January 2019. Mental health continues to be a growing concern worldwide. Both Statistics Canada and The National Institute of Mental Health estimate that 1 in 5 Canadians and Americans live with a mental illness.1,2 The World Health Organization lists depression as the #1 cause of disability globally.3 Considering the rising rates andContinue reading “Welcome!”
- Healthier Alternatives to SugarAhhh, the white stuff. Sugar is arguably one of the most addictive substances on the planet. It’s accessible, acceptable, and sneaky! Even when you think you are avoiding it, you’re probably not. Sure it tastes good but the negative effects on health make it worth looking at alternatives. How it harms the body: Sugar suppressesContinue reading “Welcome!”
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I divide my time between research, writing, podcasting, program creation, and patient care. To schedule a virtual or in-person consultation, please send me an email or connect on social media.