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Exercise for Mental Health: How to get Started

Last week our Toronto naturopath, Dr. Sahar Tabrizi, talked about the benefits of exercise for mental health.  This week she is going to give you tips on how to get started.  Now if you’re thinking, “I get it, but I … Read More

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exercise for mental health

Exercise for Mental Health

The benefits of exercise on health and well-being are nothing new, and has been well documented in the literature. But why exactly is exercising so important for mental health? And how does one get started when they’re in a rut? … Read More

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Planning for Postpartum

If you’re currently pregnant, your main concerns are probably around labour and birth, and not postpartum care. That’s completely normal especially with the challenges we face in current times and the stress of birthing during a pandemic.  Our Toronto Naturopaths, … Read More

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Maternal Health and the Postpartum Period

Put “postpartum” into google, and the top search results that pop up are all about depression.  Did you know that the postpartum period is actually a crucial developmental window (for parents, not just the baby) that sets a precedent for … Read More

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Tips to reduce Pre-Period Bloating

Let’s face it, getting your period isn’t fun. So many women (myself included) absolutely dread that time of the month. If it was just the period we might be able to deal, but that’s not the issue – it’s everything … Read More

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Natural Health Tips for COVID-19 (the Coronavirus)

The biggest thing in the news right now is anything to do with COVID-19, aka the Coronavirus.  So, we thought we would do a blog post with some tips to help you naturally protect yourself against the virus.  There are … Read More

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Do Women Experience More Digestive Issues Than Men?

In March we celebrate International Women’s Day.  So, to celebrate all the amazing women out there we wanted to write some blog posts that focus on women’s health.  While there are some obvious topics relating to women’s health like menstrual … Read More

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Workout More…in less time!

One of the challenges about working out is that it can be time consuming. Maybe you work full-time and can’t seem to muster up the energy at the end of the day. Maybe you’re a busy mom with your hands … Read More

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How do I lose weight and keep it off?

This question is answered differently for different people.  Despite decades of fad diets leading to mixed or temporary results, there is not one diet that we all need to follow that will really work as a one-off weight loss plan.  … Read More

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SIFO

What is SIFO (Small Intestinal Fungal Overgrowth)?

Have you heard of SIFO?  You may be more familiar with the term candida, as this has been commonly talked about by healthcare practitioners over the years.  You can still find products in the health food stores for candida cleanses.  … Read More

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