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5 Reasons to see me for your Pap Test

As a Naturopathic Doctor who does Paps and with a major focus on Gynecological Concerns, I was so excited to read this article about Naturopathic Doctors offering pap tests!

Then an interesting follow-up article appeared! Don’t let the click-baity headline fool you, this second article went into more detail as to why you might opt to do this test with a Naturopathic Doctor when it is fully covered by public health care.…

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Veggie turkey meatballs

Veggie-ful Turkey Meatballs

Our Three Blood Type Household

What happens when a blood type O mom and a blood type AB dad have a baby? They automatically go from two to three blood types in the house!

To learn more about how your blood type influences your health, check out my article What is the Blood Type Diet, part 1 and to understand how we ended up with a third blood type in our family here’s a quick review of blood type genetics.…

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Cold and flu

Family Friendly Immune Hacks

Is Your Family Sick of Being Sick?

Cold and fluIf you have children (or are pregnant!), chances are you have noticed that you are getting sick more often!

During pregnancy, the immune system becomes more tolerant and therefore we can be more susceptible to infections.…

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Roasted root veggies

Roasted Root Veggies

Warm up this winter!

Are you feeling as cold as I am lately?  Root veggies make a great side dish or snack during cold weather and are super easy to prepare. I like to choose a few different root veggies and make a big batch that we can reheat over a few days.…

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New Location in North York!

New Year, New Location!

How are you feeling in this frigid, snowy weather?

If you need cold/flu treatment, immune support, help keeping your resolutions, or even solutions for dry skin/dry hair/dry eyes, I’m now available at TWO locations!  Keep reading to find out more…

New North York Location

I’m excited to announce that I have joined a second clinic and am now booking patients at Khalili Zambri and Associates in North York on Wednesdays 11am to 5pm.…

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5 Ways to Reduce Nausea of Pregnancy

Last year while I was pregnant I, like most women, experienced some typical first trimester issues, including waking up in the night to pee, like-never-before exhaustion, and my all-time favourite, nausea!

While none of these things are insurmountable, combined they can certainly make day-to-day life difficult and unpredictable!  …

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My birth story

Until I was pregnant myself, I wasn’t as interested in other people’s birth stories…  Once pregnant, I read a few here and there but as I learned in Hypnobirthing, sometimes hearing/reading too much about others’ experiences can colour how you approach your own birth, which is of course unique.…

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Turmeric milk

Simple Golden Turmeric Milk

What is Turmeric?

Turmeric is a yellow spice from the Curcuma longa plant (member of the ginger family) that is often used in India and Asia in both recipes and as herbal medicine.

Cautions when using Turmeric

Daily use can cause digestive disturbance or promote bleeding in some people and may be contraindicated in those with liver disease.  Medicinal use of turmeric is also to be avoided during pregnancy and in patients with gallbladder problems.…

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Smoothie

Superfood smoothie right for your type

Eat your vegetables (and fruit)!

Healthy DetoxRemember how your parents were always trying to get you to eat your vegetables?  It turns out, they were right!

Cardiovascular disease and cancer are the top two causes of death and these diseases develop over a lifetime and both are highly preventable by altering controllable risk factors.  Regular consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (by 31%) and cancer (by between 2-20%), as well as stroke (by 19%), Alzheimer’s disease, aging, and many other concerns.…

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