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How my mom ditched her heart medications to climb the Rocky Mountains

It doesn’t happen often I get to use my naturopathic toolkit on my parents, since the Atlantic Ocean keeps us apart for most of the year. So when they came over this summer to travel British Colombia with me, I made sure I brought my equipment with me, including my acupuncture kit. You never know […]

The truth about antacids and why you’re better off without them

They look so innocent, those pink colored tums, or antacids. But in reality they might be the cause of many of your health concerns, including maldigestion, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and even depression.  Not only do they not cure the cause of your symptoms (they just suppress them), they also create a whole list of […]

By |May 15th, 2013|Digestive health, Hot Topics|Comments Off on The truth about antacids and why you’re better off without them

The science delusion and its implications to our healthcare

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the (ironically) biases within contemporary science: a discussion I embrace wholeheartedly, as it seems to be particularly relevant to the future of our healthcare.  The discussions show how even science, known for its unbiased and objective methods of enquiry, can develop preferences for certain worldviews over […]

By |May 7th, 2013|Hot Topics, Science|Comments Off on The science delusion and its implications to our healthcare