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CHOICES

CHOICES

Looking for a solution to a particular health concern? Not interested in having to go the prescription drug route to feel better? Well there is a program in Ottawa and the National Capital Region that involves an extensive blood report  and the results from such a report do not lie when interpreted by some health care professionals. […]

March 2, 2016 | By More
Green Smoothies Can Cause Severe Joint, Muscle or Kidney Pain

Green Smoothies Can Cause Severe Joint, Muscle or Kidney Pain

Judy Spence, ND(QC), RN, R.Ac., CHt Oxalic acid is a colourless, organic compound that occurs naturally in plants, animals and in humans. It is made by the human body from other substances such as vitamin C. It can also be ingested from food and readily combines with calcium and magnesium. Our bodies convert many of […]

April 15, 2015 | By More
D is for diet. L is for lifestyle.  A is for Atkin’s

D is for diet. L is for lifestyle. A is for Atkin’s

By Judy Spence, ND(QC), RN, R.Ac. With each New Year comes great hope and plans to succeed with resolutions. Weight loss is a resolution that many make. The problem with weight loss is that people can visualize what it takes to lose the weight but they stop visualizations where they have reached their target weight. […]

January 15, 2015 | By More
Ask a Naturopathic Doctor

Ask a Naturopathic Doctor

How to Do a Late Fall Cleanse By now it’s later in fall and cold, but one can still do a modified fall cleanse with all its benefits: recharged digestion, renewed energy, better sleep, improved appetite and clearer thinking. There are several situations when one shouldn’t undertake a cleanse: pregnancy, nursing, exhaustion, excess stress, and […]

November 5, 2014 | By More
DIG IN – Cooking Without 14 of the Most Common Allergens

DIG IN – Cooking Without 14 of the Most Common Allergens

In early 2000, my life changed drastically. Almost overnight, I went from being a perfectly healthy, energetic, vibrant, bubbly 20 year old, to an individual who struggled daily with disabling migraines, memory issues, unrelenting gut complications, severe body aches, speech disorders, breathing and swallowing difficulties, walking problems and extreme fatigue. To get better, I tried […]

October 29, 2014 | By More