5 Simple Tips To Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

1 Apr, 2014
With Easter around the corner, many people tend to regard this time of year as a well-deserved break including a myriad of sweets, carb-heavy comfort foods, alcohol and more than a few excuses for skipping the gym. There are plenty…

If You Drink Coffee Make Sure It’s Organic

12 Mar, 2014
Most Coffee is Heavily Sprayed With Pesticides Most people are not aware that regular coffee consumption can be a significant source of pesticides. According to the CS Monitor, conventional farmers apply up to 250 pounds of chemical fertilizers per acre.…
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Why Should I See A Naturopath? Top 10 Reasons

5 Mar, 2014
People often ask why they should seek the care of a naturopath. How are they different from conventional doctors?  What types of treatments do they use?  Do they get results? So, to answer these and many other questions about naturopathic…

RECIPE TO BOOST FERTILITY: Seed Pudding

27 Feb, 2014
This is a guilt-free sweet fix recipe. Very quick and simple to prepare and has the texture of chocolate mousse. Raw cocao is rich source of magnesium, iron and flavonoids. Flavonoids are a potent anti-oxidants that protect the cells against…

Preventing Preeclampsia With Natural Therapies

25 Feb, 2014
What Is Preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is a condition in which pregnant women experience a sudden increase in blood pressure anytime after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The condition is also marked by high levels of protein in the urine. Women with preeclampsia…

What’s Causing the Rise in ADHD? Natural Strategies to Help

19 Feb, 2014
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) makes it hard for children to pay attention and control impulsive behavior, and an increasing number of older children, including high school students, are now being labeled as having ADHD. Adult ADHD is also becoming…

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier

12 Feb, 2014
Defining happiness is difficult, as happiness is actually a state of mind. What brings on happiness is therefore unique to the individual person; what makes you happy may be quite different from what makes your neighbour or your friend happy.…
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Natural Remedies For Common Pregnancy Ailments

29 Jan, 2014
Although a “comfortable pregnancy” might actually be an oxymoron for some women, there are many natural remedies out there which can lessen the discomfort of common pregnancy ailments. HEARTBURN A few common sense moves can keep you off the over-the-counter…

10 Ways To Reduce Stress Naturally

16 Jan, 2014
1. Passionflower While passionflower has long been considered a “folk remedy” for anxiety and insomnia, a few studies have shown that the herb may actually be comparable in effectiveness to benzodiazepine drugs, which are used to treat stress. Passionflower is…
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Magnesium For Stress

16 Jan, 2014
Tired? Can’t sleep? Tight muscles? Cramps? Headaches? Stressed?   Let’s Talk Magnesium Magnesium may be the most commonly deficient mineral in human nutrition. It is involved in around 300 essential biochemical reactions, including protein synthesis, testosterone production, insulin sensitivity, calcium…