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The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Coffee - friend or foe?

The Truth about Coffee

Coffee arabica or Coffee robusta, if you prefer a little more caffeine, is amazing. It’s also a central nervous system stimulant & habit forming so we should be prudent when consuming it.  I love coffee and am always trying to find ways that I can justify having it each day.  Here are some... Continue Reading

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The Importance of Balance

One of our senior citizens greatest concerns is the fear of falling and suffering a hip fracture or other mobility reducing injury. The prevalence of falls in the elderly is due to a loss of muscle strength and body proprioception (sense of balance). As we age, most of us realize that we are... Continue Reading

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Dr. Jenny’s Favourite Soups: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Winter is around the corner, and it calls for soup soup soup. Some of my favourite cookbooks are the Whitewater Cooks cookbooks, and I’ve adapted the recipes from there. I often substitute based on my food sensitivities and available ingredients, so my apologies to the chefs at... Continue Reading

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Dangerous Cortisol – Part 2

As with anything in life, the best way to learn and grow is to look at things from a ‘child’s mind’, that is, pretending that you don’t know anything about it and allowing your brain to pick up information as if it was brand new. Give yourself the gift of ignorance in this situation and... Continue Reading

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Meet Mr. Zucchini Head (Grain-Free Recipe included!)

Funny Food - who knew Mr. Zucchini head was grain free?  Ingredients: zucchini slices from a massive zucchini approximately 3/4 inch thick Spolumbo sausage - chicken cranberry (I find this has less spice and so more kid friendly) Sweet potato Onion, any type Blueberries... Continue Reading

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Dangerous Cortisol – Part 1

The sad story about how stress is making you fat. I’m going to let you in on a big secret.. you can lose weight by DOING LESS. It’s this miraculous backwards thing that proves that teaching yourself to RELAX will help you shed those stubborn pounds that just won’t go away, even with all... Continue Reading

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Ozone Therapy: Benefits and Uses

Ozone therapy is an effective therapy for a variety of chronic conditions. These include: Chronic Infections: bacterial, viral, fungal Cancer Diabetic skin ulcers Etc. Informative Facts about Ozone: Ozone works by its oxidative potential, initiating cell death of cancer,... Continue Reading

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Fall in Love with Fall: 5 Tips to Embrace Autumn

The weather is changing, can you smell it in the air? The leaves begin to fall, the air grows a little bit crisper, you can smell the fresh and biting snow around the corner. Fall is one of my favourite times of year, and not necessarily because of the Pumpkin Spice Latte! Fall accompanies a sense... Continue Reading

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Diversity and Play in Childhood Sport

Is your son or daughter a budding soccer/hockey/baseball/tennis (insert sport name here) star at the tender age of 5?  Have you enrolled him or her in a series of year long training camps hoping to set them up for a career in high level sports?  Is the need to make sure that the child has... Continue Reading

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Nutritious Fall Meals: Beet Borscht

Beets! A great fall root vegetable that is an all-in-one kind of veggie: high in vitamin C, lutein, carotenoids, potassium, manganese, magnesium, and iron. You can’t go wrong with beets! The crisper mornings and nights have me thinking about nourishing soups and stews. Ingredients: 1 tbsp... Continue Reading

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