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Allergies and Gut Health: Strategies for Alleviation and Support As the beauty of spring unfolds, so does the onset of seasonal allergies for many individuals. While the physical symptoms of allergies are widely known, their impact on mental health, and gut health is often overlooked. This...

Creating a Gut-Healthy Home We all want to know how to support children's digestion, and a simple way to do that is with nutrition. As we know, a healthy digestive system is vital for children's overall well-being, immunity, nutrient absorption, behaviours, and overall growth. Parents play...

As I write this article, it’s raining outside, and the fire is on. Are you dreading winter coming already?? For many, winter looks like endless washing that struggles to dry, frizzy hair, soggy socks, and running noses. Kids are at daycare, and it can feel...

Gut problems can cause several issues in the body, don't wait to act until it's a big deal! In my naturopathy practice, I have been seeing quite a few kids lately with chronic constipation, on daily laxatives, being told it's normal, and waiting on lengthy waitlists...

Can you believe it’s 2023? For many of us, last year was huge and at times felt like we were just holding on to dear life. But we made it! And sometimes we just have to celebrate that we made it through. So take a deep...

Can you believe it’s Christmas time again? I don’t know about you, but 2022 absolutely flew by. What words come to mind when you think of Christmas? Is it family, sunshine, good food, or laughter?  Or is it more stress, busyness, awkward family dynamics, or bloating?            As December...

When a woman becomes pregnant, the body goes through a myriad of changes to support the growth and birth of the baby.    For example: The immune system is suppressed: which is needed to house the baby in the womb Hormones increase: for the baby to grow...

The guts impact on hormones   I think we all know about unbalanced hormones, from PMS to acne, irregular periods, pain, lethargy, moods, and so much more. Am I right, ladies? Did you know that our gut health plays a key role in keeping our hormones happy...

Are you a night shift worker or live with someone who is?   Shift workers are a huge part of our society, whether it be our health care professionals, emergency workers, airline workers, or 24-hour fuel attendants. We all know the night shift has a massive effect...

Oh, how I love travelling!   I probably didn’t truly realise how much of a hobby and love this was until COVID left me grounded. Now that the world is starting to open up again, it’s time to talk about our guts while travelling. As a naturopath...