Author Archives: Greystones Health

flavour

Why experiencing a diversity of flavours is important

In last week’s blog, our Toronto naturopath spoke about the importance of the sweet flavour, even if added sugar is not so healthy.  This week, we’ll address the other four basic flavours and why a diet packed full of diverse … Read More

sweet flavour

Diversity of flavours in food and how it’s important

Part 1 – Why the sweet flavour is actually important for your health Food and diet trends aside, the human palate, and the human body, require five flavours for balanced digestion, enjoyment and health – the same five they always … Read More

postpartum

Do men experience Postpartum?

We’re continuing the blog theme from last week about hormonal changes for men as they enter fatherhood, with our Toronto Naturopath, Dr. Julia Segal. This week we are talking about testosterone.  For a quick recap on last week’s post, click … Read More

hormonal change

What happens to a man’s hormones when he becomes a father?

You may be surprised to know that it isn’t just women who experience vast hormonal change during pregnancy and postpartum. The hormonal changes that fathers experience are driven by their amount of involvement with their partner and baby, and can … Read More

testosterone

Top Herbs to Boost Testosterone

When we think testosterone, we think male libido. But in addition to helping with sexual function, it also plays an important role in growth, strengthening bones, and production of red blood cells. Naturally, testosterone slowly declines after the age of … Read More

male hair loss

Do you suffer from male hair loss?

Male pattern baldness is not the only way to have male hair loss.  So let’s start by talking about male pattern baldness, which is a condition that has thinning or balding around the top of the head.  This thinning can … Read More

microbiome

What is a Microbiome?

Have you heard the word “microbiome” and are wondering what it is and how it affects your digestion?  Currently lots of research is underway to help us learn more information about the microbiome that lives on, and in our bodies.  … Read More

food intolerance test

Food Intolerance Tests & Food Sensitivities

We’re continuing the conversation this week around food intolerance tests, and whether a patient should get one to find out about food sensitivities.  Last week we talked about factors that will affect the test results. For Part 1 of this … Read More

food intolerance test

Should I get a food intolerance test?

We usually get a number of people calling in about the food intolerance test, and these people are often suffering with something like IBS (irritable bowel syndrome).  There’s usually a lot of questions around the test such as “should I … Read More

Food Allergies

Food Allergies vs. Sensitivities

“Food allergies” are a common concern amongst those we treat here at Greystones Health. With all the talk about food allergies, we thought we’d address a few frequently asked questions in this blog-style post, and let you know how your … Read More