Skin

Skin

Your skin is your largest organ. It is also one of your main modes of detoxification along with the liver, kidneys and lymphatic system. Is it any wonder that we are always struggling for clear, healthy skin? Many suffer with acne, eczema, psoriasis and rosacea. Many...
Superfoods?

Superfoods?

A superfood is actually a marketing name for foods with extra health benefits. Most of the time these foods are high in antioxidants. Antioxidants help to bind toxins in the body and get rid of them more effectively than if the body was just trying to do it alone....
Travel Prep

Travel Prep

I bet  by now you are just about ready to be done with winter! If you are lucky, you’ve booked a trip down South and are getting ready to go. The last thing you want to happen is to get sick while you are there. Or to pick up a parasite that travels back with you and...

Zero Waste Living

There is a huge zero waste movement happening right now. The Tare Shop, on Cornwallis St just opened. It is Nova Scotia’s first zero waste store. As a Naturopathic Doctor who loves the environment, the concept of zero waste makes sense to me. I just didn’t realize how...
Gift Experiences

Gift Experiences

In keeping with my zero waste desires in a previous blog post, I decided to make a gift giving list that was only experiences. We’ll be doing some of these for our family, but will still be giving physical gifts as well, if they are the right fit. I’ve never been...