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Four Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet

The time is upon us and our next Keto Challenge is almost here! I thought it would be a good idea for me to remind you why exactly the Ketogenic diet is so great and why I consider it a cornerstone of vibrant health. The last day to book in for the Keto Challenge is September 29th so hurry and... Continue Reading

Underactive Thyroid? How Nutrients & Foods can help

Do you have any of the following symptoms: Fatigue? Constipation? Dry skin? Intolerance to cold? If so, your thyroid may be underactive and not be functioning optimally. The Thyroid Foundation of Canada estimates that 1 in 10 Canadians have a Thyroid condition. That is a large number of... 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

Hot Flashes in Menopause – Is there a solution?

Hot flashes in menopause-is there a solution? Menopause and perimenopause involve a variety of symptoms including: anxiety, foggy memory, insomnia, weight gain, vaginal dryness, and hot flashes. Often the most disturbing symptoms is hot flashes. Did you know that 60-80% of women who are... Continue Reading

Is ADHD different for girls?

Females suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be going under diagnosed compared to their male counterparts.  Here’s some reasons why: Inattentive: one of three types of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder presents as difficulty paying attention to detail,... Continue Reading

5 Simple Keys to Optimal Health

It's very easy to get caught up in the over complicated information on the internet about health and wellness. Having optimal health is actually really simple. You can feel incredibly good, happy and satisfied by sticking to a few key rules. Make these five tips a priority and you'll never have to... Continue Reading

Progesterone

Progesterone is an important steroid based hormone in the body. For females, progesterone helps to: regulate the menstrual cycle maintain pregnancy acts as precursor to other steroid hormones has an effect on moods / brain function Progesterone works in relation to other steroid based... Continue Reading

5 Simple Ways to Strengthen your Sperm

Sperm are living cells that require 2.5 to 3 months to mature and are influenced by the environment in which they develop. Knowing what might hinder and what might enhance their growth helps to understand what should be avoided and what should be optimized in a man’s environment for strong... Continue Reading

Methylation: The Basics

For those who have had genetic testing done, or are interested in nutrigenomics, genomic medicine  or have MTHFR mutations, its helpful to understand an essential reaction called methylation. What is methylation? Simply put for the science minded, it is the transfer of a one carbon group.... Continue Reading

Eating For Your Genes

Sound scary? Targeted nutrition for your genes, is this possible? Are you imagining a taking a pill a-la Jetson’s - the futuristic method of getting nutrients? No, I’m talking whole foods! How to get the building blocks of healthy gene expression is also mostly achievable whilst working on your... Continue Reading