How I’m Preparing My Child for School – Part 1

It’s back to school time.  But how do you prepare your children for school during the time of COVID? We asked our Toronto naturopath, Dr. Segal, ND to share some tips on how to prepare children for back-to-school at a … Read More

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What is the difference between psoriasis and eczema?

Skin that looks dry, white and scaly, feels itchy and/or painful, and may sometimes bleed, could fall into the category of psoriasis or eczema.  There is a whole spectrum of skin appearances that could be considered eczema, as well as … Read More

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What is Psoriasis

August is psoriasis awareness month, and since our naturopathic clinic works with patients with a variety of skin conditions, we thought we would dedicate this month’s blogs to providing information about psoriasis: what it is, common triggers, and how you … Read More

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What is Umami Flavour – and How To Incorporate It

Umami in Japanese means “pleasant savoury taste.”  The taste derives from certain amino acids, found in vegetable and animal proteins.  In last week’s blog, our Toronto naturopath shared how each of the five flavours is important for good digestion and … Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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