Author Archives: Greystones Health

food addiction

Can you really have a food addiction?

If you haven’t heard the latest news in research, highly processed foods (HPFs) can lead to a  food addiction.  While this process is still being investigated, it appears that HPFs have an ability to rapidly release high amounts of fat … Read More


It’s all about the barley

Last week we were talking about ways to stretch your dollar when grocery shopping. This week let’s talk about an underappreciated grain that doesn’t seem to get consumed as often as it used to – barley. Now, before we talk … Read More


Easy Healthy Holidays

It’s that time of year when we start getting together with family and friends to celebrate the holidays, and given that celebratory plans needed to be put on hold during the pandemic, this year is likely to be especially festive. … Read More


There’s Good Reason Why Hard Thinking Makes You Tired

Have you ever thought about why hard thinking makes you feel exhausted?  According to researchers at Pitié-Salpêtrière University in Paris, when you spend extended periods of time engaging in mentally draining activities, you trigger the build up of a chemical … Read More

How Does Insomnia Therapy Work?  

What is insomnia? It can be defined as sleeping too much or not enough, as well as sleep interruptions throughout the night. How does insomnia therapy work? Our Toronto Psychotherapist Montana who is part of our Greystones Health team will … Read More

How Mindfulness Can Increase Sleep Quality

This week we will be speaking to our Toronto Psychotherapist Montana who is a part of our team at Greystones Health on further tips to increase your quality of sleep. We will first ask Montana about how mindfulness in everyday … Read More

How can you increase sleep quality?

Have you ever had those sleepless nights when you are wondering how you can get even a wink of sleep? It turns out that there are some tips that can help increase your overall quality of sleep. We are here … Read More

What is Mindful Eating?

Have you ever stressed over including that salad into at least one of your daily meals? Studies show that mindful eating may be the key to appreciating and eating meals without feeling rushed or stressed. According to the Harvard Medical … Read More

What is IBS?

Did you know that the highest prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is found in Canada? According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, Canada has a prevalence of this syndrome at 18% vs 11% globally . At our Toronto Naturopathic … Read More

Naturopathic Medicine-Lockdown Blues

The pandemic blues affect our everyday lives, but there are ways to feel better in these lockdowns. There are ways that naturopathic medicine can help individuals feel more like themselves during this time. We talked to our Toronto naturopathic doctors … Read More