An Exploration of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and It’s Connection To Health Issues

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, commonly called PCOS, is a hormonal condition affecting up to 10% of women. While PCOS is a hormonal disorder of the reproductive system, and its direct causes are still unknown, there are some exciting new discoveries when it comes to PCOS and its connection to insulin resistance, [...]

By |2019-02-19T18:03:42+00:00September 11th, 2018|Fertility, Nutrition, Symptoms, Women's health|0 Comments

Beyond the Brazil Nut: The Benefits of Selenium

What Is It? Selenium is a trace mineral naturally occurring in the soil, in certain foods, and very small amounts can be found in natural water sources. Selenium’s main role is acting as an antioxidant and has many benefits to the body. Selenium is also a chief component of the [...]

Best Practices for Summer BBQ’s and Healthier Grilled Meat

Don’t Summer and BBQ’s just go hand-in-hand together? Grilling just seems to make food taste better, no matter what you cook on the BBQ...meat, poultry, vegetables, even fruit! These foods all taste amazing when prepared on a smokey grill. However, consuming grilled food too often in the form of muscle [...]

By |2019-02-19T18:05:42+00:00June 26th, 2018|All, Digestion, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|0 Comments

6 Essential Nutrients For The Athlete

Optimizing nutrition when you’re an athlete (or even if you workout regularly) can make a significant difference in your health and performance on the court, field or at the gym. Just like exercising your muscles through cardiovascular workouts or strength training is important, so is fueling your body properly through [...]

What Do My Fingernails Have To Do With My Health?

You probably don’t think about them too much, except maybe which polish colour to choose next? But, you would be surprised what those little keratinized extensions of our fingertips (your fingernails) can tell us about our nutrition, and our health status overall. Naturopaths often include an examination of a patient's [...]