12 June 12, 2018

How to Optimize Your Daily Rhythm for Mental Health

2018-06-12T14:22:25-07:00

How to Optimize Your Daily Rhythm for Mental Health by Dr. Fiona Smulders, ND We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is important for our general health, but did you know that the rhythm of day-time and night-time activity is equally as important? A new study by The Lancet Psychiatry revealed the effects of [...]

How to Optimize Your Daily Rhythm for Mental Health2018-06-12T14:22:25-07:00
15 May 15, 2018

Are you Deficient in This One Important Mineral?

2018-05-15T11:52:28-07:00

Are you Deficient in This One Important Mineral? by Dr. Fiona Smulders, ND Can you guess which mineral half of the US population is deficient in, and is associated with type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis, migraine headaches, asthma, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, colon cancer and other inflammatory conditions? If you guessed magnesium, you are correct! [...]

Are you Deficient in This One Important Mineral?2018-05-15T11:52:28-07:00
10 April 10, 2018

Top 5 Herbs to Relieve Allergy Symptoms

2018-04-10T11:34:29-07:00

Top 5 Herbs to Relieve Allergy Symptoms by Dr. Fiona Smulders, ND It’s that time of year again! The cherry blossoms are blooming, the birds are singing, and the pollens are blowing. Although Mother Nature plays a hand in causing your allergies this time of year, she also provides the anti-dote! Herbal medicine is a [...]

Top 5 Herbs to Relieve Allergy Symptoms2018-04-10T11:34:29-07:00
16 February 16, 2018

Heart Medicine

2018-02-16T15:37:57-08:00

Heart Medicine Although I do not appreciate the commercialism of Valentine’s day, I do appreciate the reminder it brings. With my busy day-to-day life, sometimes I forget to tell my family that I love them, I forget to send love to those who have passed, and most often I forget to love myself. This past [...]

Heart Medicine2018-02-16T15:37:57-08:00
15 January 15, 2018

You Are What You Think – The Power of the Mind

2018-01-15T14:48:15-08:00

You Are What You Think – The Power of the Mind We have all heard the saying “you are what you eat”, meaning that our bodies are made up of the nutrients we receive from the food we eat. The amino acids in the proteins that we ingest become the building blocks of our cells, [...]

You Are What You Think – The Power of the Mind2018-01-15T14:48:15-08:00
14 November 14, 2017

How to Live a Stress-free Life

2017-11-14T14:12:37-08:00

How to Live a Stress-free Life We have all felt stress at some point in our lives, whether it’s going through a break-up, worrying about finances, being stuck in traffic, meeting deadlines, living up to our responsibilities or going through trauma. We cannot necessarily avoid these stressors in our lives, but we do have control [...]

How to Live a Stress-free Life2017-11-14T14:12:37-08:00
23 October 23, 2017

Essential Oils for the Fall

2017-10-23T11:45:28-07:00

Take a deep breath in and...cough, cough...[nose blow], clear throat...and exhale. Yup, it's fall time and by the sounds of it, cold and flu season has descended down on us. Frequent hand washing is vital, along with getting lots of rest, and eating a multitude of colourful fruits and veggies for their vitamin and mineral [...]

Essential Oils for the Fall2017-10-23T11:45:28-07:00
11 October 11, 2017

Top 5 Herbs to Boost Your Immune System

2017-10-11T12:59:30-07:00

Top 5 Herbs to Boost Your Immune System As you may have already experienced, it is officially Cold & Flu season now. There are a few ways that make this time of year the “Cold & Flu season”. Firstly, as the weather cools down, we spent more time inside and in close proximity to other [...]

Top 5 Herbs to Boost Your Immune System2017-10-11T12:59:30-07:00
29 September 29, 2017

Chronic Fatigue: Tips to Stay on Track With Your Diet

2017-09-29T16:28:08-07:00

Chronic Fatigue: Tips to Stay on Track With Your Diet               As a person living with a chronic autoimmune illness I know all too well how challenging it can be to stick to a healthy eating regime when you're dealing with crippling fatigue. I also know how important it [...]

Chronic Fatigue: Tips to Stay on Track With Your Diet2017-09-29T16:28:08-07:00
24 September 24, 2017

Essential Oils – Six Oils to Support Your Health

2017-09-24T20:15:33-07:00

  Six Essential Oils to Support Your Health Stopping to smell the roses has just as much to do the power of aromas as it does about taking the time to slow down. Essential oils are the aromatic compounds of flowers, seeds, bark, roots and other plant parts. Not only can they smell wonderful when [...]

Essential Oils – Six Oils to Support Your Health2017-09-24T20:15:33-07:00
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