Blog 2017-06-09T05:53:40+00:00

Magnesium – What form is the best?

Magnesium is one of the minerals most commonly prescribed by naturopaths. Thus, choosing the right form and right dose is hugely important to gain maximum benefit in the shortest time. Often patients ask, "What form of Magnesium is best?" Well in short, there are many forms, but a combination is best. With the various methodological differences in Magnesium bio-availability research, Magnesium Citrate and malic acid appear to be two of the most bioavailable. The solubility of any Magnesium salt [...]

Mercury Toxicity and Health

Did you know that Mercury is 1000 times more toxic than lead? Mercury is the most toxic, non-radioactive heavy metal that exists on earth, and yet for centuries we have been using this poisonous substance to repair our teeth! The two primary sources of mercury exposure are dental amalgams (mercury-based fillings) and seafood consumption, followed by thimerosal-containing vaccines and mercury pollution from coal-burning power plants. Silver amalgams typically comprise 50% mercury. The safety of u [...]

Destroying Anxiety and Bringing Back Calm

Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time, it’s a natural response to stress! To most people, it could even be a motivator to push you to finish assignments and projects, but some people have it worse. Anxiety stirs up uncomfortable feelings when faced with even the simplest of everyday situations and is frustrating when it dominates day-to-day activities. It gets to the best of people, and it’s a feeling that should not be ignored, it may be the first sign to excessive psychological anxiet [...]

Mothers’-To-Be Nutrition Status Impacting Future Generations

It is now a known fact that the mum’s health affects the unborn child’s health during and after deliver, continuing through the child’s life. It has been recently found, through a scientific study, that even before conception, if a woman is overweight, obese, or generally eats an unhealthy diet, high in fat and sugar, metabolic problems are certain to be passed on to future children through the bloodline, for at least three generations. The offspring will have increased risks of having obesity-r [...]

Chemicals Impacting Child Development

Many chemicals that are widely common, and easily available are endangering brain development in fetuses and children. Evidence is apparent, leading health practitioners, pediatricians, scientists, and health advocates to call out to everybody to be wary of the dangers they impose. These chemicals include, but are not limited to: Lead and mercury, which can be found in food, water, and non-dietary sources; Phthalates and PBDEs that are on plastics, on pharmaceuticals and personal care items; Org [...]

Is Your Sluggish Thyroid Making You Sick?

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the base of your neck. It releases hormones that control metabolism—the way your body uses energy. It produces the master metabolism hormones that control every function in your body. Thyroid hormones interact with all your other hormones including insulin, cortisol, and sex hormones like estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Considering how vital thyroid hormones it makes sense that hypothyroidism can be associated with widespread symp [...]