Is Organic Really Worth it? Show Me the Facts:

Patients often ask me if choosing organic foods is really worth the extra expense.  I often use the Environmental Workers Group's (EWG) comprehensive analysis on the top foods to buy organic when providing recommendations to my patients. The foods highlighted and recommended to avoid contain the highest level of calculated pesticides, when not bought organic.... Continue Reading →

Laughter Therapy

Life can be full of stressful, hectic and difficult moments that cause us to often forget to step back and take a moment to enjoy the simple things in life, whether it be a tasty cup of herbal tea by a window or even sitting back and laughing with a couple of your girlfriends. I... Continue Reading →

Obesity Linked to Cancer

Did you know that your weight could be increasing your risk of developing cancer? Experts are now saying that at least one in six adults did not know that obesity is actually the leading cause of cancer. This is why a leading cancer charity in the United Kingdom, Cancer Research UK, has now launched a... Continue Reading →

Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

As a naturopathic doctor, I always evaluate my patient's Vitamin D levels. One reason it is so important to have your Vitamin D status evaluated yearly is because of its great immune support. Research has even suggested that women with lower Vitamin D levels are at higher risk of developing breast cancer in their lifetime.... Continue Reading →

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