Health Concerns for the Golden Years

As our bodies age, different challenges arise in regards to staying healthy and feeling good. This article outlines some common complaints experienced by the older population. Adequate intake of foods rich in vitamins and minerals are important in keeping our bodies healthy. However, just eating nutrient rich foods like vegetables does not guarantee we are…

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fat burning foods

Fat Burning Foods

Have you ever heard that it was possible to “eat your way to thin?” While all foods have calories and in excess will lead to weight gain, there are some foods that can help you burn more fat. Here are 8 foods that will do just that… If the above infographic is unclear, you can…

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Heart Disease and Vascular Inflammation

Heart Disease and Vascular Inflammation

For the past decade science has been very focused on the notion that cholesterol and other lipids are the primary cause of heart disease. However, some very significant studies have recently come to light pointing to inflammation as just as an important contributor to heart disease as cholesterol is. Inflammation plays a large part in…

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HRT and Viable Alternatives

HRT and Viable Alternatives

Hormone replacement has been a growing topic among middle aged women and doctors in recent years. It is estimated that in the next decade, more women than ever before, as many as 52 million, will be age 50 or older. Further, by the year 2030 there will be some 1.2 billion women age 50 and…

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beating diabetes

Beating Diabetes

It’s a brand new baby year, and I know losing weight is at the top of everyone’s New Year’s resolutions. I’m sure only about half of this resolution gets fulfilled, therefore, I propose that people try to to focus on becoming healthier instead of focusing on the scale. Focusing on a better lifestyle will lead…

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The Role of Naturopathy in Children's Health

The Role of Naturopathy in Children’s Health

Many parents are often in a position where they have to consider what are the best medical decisions for their child. Breast feed or bottle feed? Vaccinate now or wait? Use antibiotics or wait the sickness out, Medicate for ADD or not? With the advice and guidance of your pediatrician the best decision for your child’s health…

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Anti Depressants

Anti Depressants

Depression hurts, or so they say. We all say, actually, because if you haven’t been depressed yourself, odds are someone close to you has. If you go to a doctor nowadays, mention that you’re depressed, and wait about thirty seconds, he or she will have his prescription pad out to write you a prescription for…

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