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benefits of acupuncture

Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture involves the insertion of needles along specific points in the body, which make up meridians or channels in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Traditionally, when utilizing this system of medicine, the points chosen would correspond specifically to the TCM diagnosis assessed by the... Continue Reading
Integrative Medicine

The Scope of Integrative Medicine Today

Integrative Medicine involves amalgamating both Conventional and Naturopathic Medicine (botanical medicine, Asian medicine, injection/intravenous therapy, nutrition, lifestyle medicine), and may also include using other modalities such as Traditional Chinese Medicine, Psychology, Chiropractic... Continue Reading

recipe: slow cooker burger soup

It's soup season! Soups are great for providing balanced nutrition in a more easily digestible form.  This makes accessing the nutrients in food easier on your body. This in turn helps our vitality and general wellness, especially in a season that’s heavy on the cold. In Traditional Chinese... Continue Reading

the connection between sleep and the liver

Naturmend's Holistic Nutritionist Tracy Thiessen shares her own personal story about the connection between sleep and the liver she has recently made this spring. Since being woken up at the same time every night , Tracy suspected her body was trying to tell her something. By taking  a TCM... Continue Reading