Whether you got the flu shot or not, your chances of getting sick are about the same. In fact, a new report from researchers of the University of Minnesota suggests that the flu vaccine is not as effective as public health messaging suggests. It is estimated that the flu shot has only a 59 per cent efficacy in the United States. This is much lower than the original 70 to 90 per cent estimated. Furthermore, the B.C. government is temporarily no longer forcing thousands of provincial health wor...Read more
Warming or Magic Socks is a technique that helps you reduce a fever naturally. How it works is that as your body warms the socks it draws the heat from the head to your feet, reducing your temperature and helps you break a fever faster. It’s a form of hydrotherapy. What you’ll need: basin with warm water and a towel cotton socks woollen socks Directions: Before bed, place your feet in the basin with warm water. Just let your feet soak and heat up. Dry off your feet with a tow...Read more
Read this article to find out what Naturopathic Medicine is and isn’t.
Dr. Jason Lee, N.D. speaks at the a TEDx Talk in Oakville about living a healthy life. I recommend watching this video. He is very entertaining!
Watch my video on how to make turkey soup from scratch! Ingredients: 1 Turkey carcass (cooked turkey) 1 large onion, finely chopped 6 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 3-5 medium carrots, cubed 4 organic celery stalks, cubed 1 cup barley, rinsed Salt and pepper Directions: Put the cooked turkey carcass in a large stock pot Fill the pot with water, covering the turkey Let it boil/simmer for about an hour In the meantime chop a large onion finely Cube 3-5 medium car...Read more
There was a time when nature seemed distinct from nurture. Now we are realizing that nature, in the sense of the genes themselves, is affected by many of the nurturing forces: diet, environment, lifestyle, exercise. These have a remarkable influence upon the expression of our genes through the impact on the epigenome – a network of chemical switches in the cells. Watch the webinar here.
1. Canned tomatoes 2. Corn-fed beef 3. Microwave popcorn 4. Non-organic potatoes 5. Farmed salmon 6. Milk 7. Non-organic apples To find out why, click here. *note: this is an American article. Canadian dairy is said to not contain hormones.
Watch this video about naturopathic medicine and the flu shot.