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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

2 Ways to Think Your Way to Sleep.

You don’t like lying awake at night worrying about when you will finally fall asleep, or how crappy tomorrow will be if you don’t fall asleep at all. Instead of grabbing those sleeping pills, you can actually think differently to help you sleep better.   “YOU CANNOT FORCE SLEEP, BUT YOU... Continue Reading

Treat Yo’self : Learn to limit your carbs

There has always been a big emphasis on carbohydrates in the diet. It makes sense considering that most of the best tasting foods are the highest in carbs.. sweets, starches, pasta and bread. ALL of the breads.   Whether we are talking about the quality or the quantity, the North American... Continue Reading

Common Mistakes Men Make When it Comes to Their Health

Currently, across the developed world, women live roughly five to ten years longer than their male counterparts. Understanding why holds some answers to better health and longevity. Here are eight critical mistakes men make when it comes to their health:  1 - Eating poorly The latest surveys... Continue Reading

The Thyroid / Adrenal Connection – Is it a thyroid or cortisol problem?

Often, at Naturmend, we see people who have symptoms of low thyroid function. Things like weight gain, fatigue, brain fog, hair loss etc. Yet, when they’ve been tested their thyroid hormones continually come back in the normal range. OR we see people who have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism... Continue Reading

My Personal SIBO Story

What is SIBO? This is taken off of Allison Siebecker's website www.siboinfo.com. "Simply put, Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is a chronic bacterial infection of the small intestine.  The infection is of bacteria that normally live in the gastrointestinal tract but have abnormally overgrown... Continue Reading

Ditch the Breakfast Cereal

Breakfast is one meal that comes with certain expectations. Canadians typically have a particular idea about what is 'normal' to have on the table in the morning hours. Pancakes, waffles, granola, yogurt, fruit, eggs and bacon are all classic breakfast foods. But are these really the best options... Continue Reading

Adrenal fatigue – is it really a thing?

The so-called diagnosis of adrenal fatigue is often brushed off by many medical professionals as something made up by alternative health care practitioners such as ND’s, functional medicine MD’s and others. Alternative health care practitioners and patients alike get frustrated as the only... Continue Reading