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anxiety

Supporting Mental Health Part 3 (Anxiety)

Last week we talked about panic and panic attacks, and this week we want to talk a bit more about anxiety.  While the two can be very similar, anxiety can present different symptoms and challenges for people. Did you know … Read More

Panic

Supporting Mental Health Part 2 (Panic)

This month we are talking about some common topics around mental health such as fear, panic, anxiety, and depression.  Although all four of these things can be influenced by each other, and can be experienced all together at the same … Read More

immune boosting

Immune Boosting Tips for Cold & Flu Season

The fall is commonly known as the start of cold and flu season.  However, in actuality, colds and flu are around all year– they’re just more prevalent in months with colder weather.  Now throw COVID-Sars into the mix and we’ve … Read More

Immunity

How do I Strengthen my Immunity?

In these previous blogs, our Toronto Naturopath Dr. Julia Segal, ND shared ways to prepare our children and ourselves for a healthy school year.  Since immunity is what’s on everybody’s minds right now, parents or not, this blog focuses on … Read More

back to school

How I’m Preparing My Child for Back to School – Part 2

Continuing our conversation with our Toronto naturopath Dr. Julia Segal from last week, we are discussing tips to prepare kids for back to school. If you missed the first half of this post, you can catch it here. Exercise Regular … Read More

school

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

psoriasis

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

psoriasis

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

umami

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

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