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IV therapy and Gastrointestinal Health

Intravenous (IV therapy) is a therapy that is high in demand in the alternative health sector these days! If you haven’t heard of it yet, don’t worry…I have you covered! IV therapy administers nutrients and medicinal agents via the vein. There are a LARGE variety of IV therapies that can be... Continue Reading

Eating Healthy When Busy

When we are busy, usually the first thing that falls through the cracks is our commitment to healthy eating. Do not beat yourself down, because you are not alone. Blame Mother Nature. Yep, nature designed you this way. Craving sweets when stressed is a natural phenomenon. Let me explain. When... Continue Reading

Leaky Gut and Grains: The Hidden Link

What IS Leaky Gut? Grains are consumed at rapidly growing rates throughout the world. We are now discovering that with increased consumption comes increased consequence. Today's hot topic discussion is all about the link between grains and leaky gut syndrome. What is leaky gut? Leaky gut is a... Continue Reading
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

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

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, bacterial,... Continue Reading

The role of EGCG and EGFR in Cancer

Cancer and the 2 Es: EGCG and EGFR In today's blog post I'm diving into the role of EGCG and EGFR in cancer treatment and prevention. Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) is an active polyphenol derived from green tea and plays a special role in inhibiting cancer cell signaling and therefore, tumor... Continue Reading

Chelation-the ultimate detox

It’s detox month at Naturmend! Do you experience any of the following: cognitive impairment, memory loss, difficulty concentrating, chronic fatigue/pain, immune dysfunction, mood swings, hormonal symptoms, headaches and food sensitivities? If you answered YES and you have tried many... Continue Reading

Colorectal Cancer and naturopathic medicine

According to Health Canada, the month of March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! So, I thought it would be fitting to talk about Colorectal Cancer (CRC) and how naturopathic medicine can benefit you or the ones you love. CRC is diagnosed in the colon (large intestine) and/or the... Continue Reading