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Final post – my jar of awesome
Every year at New Year’s I review my year and take time to celebrate the “little things”. Many of you have read my Jar of Awesome from previous years but for those of you who haven’t, here’s a little background. The jar of awesome is a simple task that I first heard about listening to […]
How to keep your microbiome healthy when on antibiotics
Antibiotics may be the biggest reason for why our microbiome becomes unhealthy and yet they may also be necessary to treat an infection. So what is a patient to do? Here are 5 tips to keep your microbiome healthy when prescribed an antibiotic: 1. Take a probiotic during the entire course of your antibiotics + up […]
My version of gingerbread cookies
What does a naturopathic doctor make for Christmas cookies?  Gingerbread cookies made with almond flour & coconut sugar of course! It's quite the process but totally worth it. To access this recipe plus other great information that I only share my the App, join - Apple A Day HOW TO JOIN: Go to Apple a […]
How to read a food label
Today’s post is a video about how to read a food label. I never realized how many people don’t really know what to look for on a food label to determine whether that product is healthy or not. In this video, I give three easy tips that you can use to understand food labels better. […]
Why I look deeper when someone says their blood work is “normal”
The way I evaluate blood work is not going to be the same as a medical doctor. So many times I have had a patient tell me their blood work is "normal" and yet when I look at it, that is not actually the case.  That is because the lens through which I look at […]
Are your genes dirty?
The simple answer is yes. We all have dirty genes. The more helpful question is, are your dirty genes keeping you unhealthy? Many of us believe our genes doom us to the disorders that run in our families. But Dr. Lynch reveals that with the right plan in place, you can eliminate symptoms and optimize […]
5 easy breakfasts that are better than cereal
Did you know that eating cereal for breakfast sets your blood sugar up for a roller coaster for the rest of the day? And that this rollercoaster cannot be re-set until you sleep? One of the most important ways to reduce inflammation, improve your energy, improve your circulation, balance your mood, improve your waistline, control […]
5 things I learned from getting hit by a car
Talk about a surreal experience. One minute I'm riding my bike home for lunch. The next minute I'm in the ambulance with a C-collar on going to the hospital.  Luckily, I am here to tell the tale.  And since I'm a writer at heart I had to put down on paper what I learned from […]
Is bone broth healthy?
Have you ever heard the saying “what’s old becomes new again”? Well it is certainly true when we think about bone broth. Do you remember grandma’s bone broth soup being the cure all for everything when you were little?  Turns out though that bone broth soup has more than just a placebo effect.  Here are […]
Questions you may be asked by your naturopathic doctor
One of the tenets of naturopathic medicine is Tolle Totum -Treat the Whole Person. And in order to treat the whole person and formulate a good treatment plan I end up asking a lot of questions. Questions that you usually do not get asked in a regular medical setting. But that is what I believe is one […]
My top 3 supplements to stay healthy this winter
I know it might seem early to be talking about winter but I'm a planner by nature. And this year I feel like we need to be prepared more than ever.  With conversations like fourth wave and booster shots, knowing how to support your immune system with the right supplements is like having multiple tools […]
My Thanksgiving pie recipe
This recipe is just in time for Thanksgiving and believe it or not it’s for pie! But don’t be fooled. I’m still keeping it healthy. In fact, this pie is a bonus recipe for my Inflammation Detox participants.  Proof that you can still eat pie, even when on a detox. Is it time to give […]
5 ways to reduce your risk of breast cancer
It is estimated that about 1 in 8 Canadian women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime and 1 in 33 will die from it, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. Unfortunately year after year I am also seeing women younger and younger being diagnosed. So prevention strategies are becoming more and more important. This is an […]
New recipe – sneak peek for upcoming inflammation detox
Last week I talked about the anti-inflammatory food pyramid. If you missed that post you can check it out here: #1 way to reduce inflammation So for this month's recipe I'm sharing one that we will be eating during my Inflammation Detox starting on Monday Sept. 27th. This recipe fits perfectly if you want to […]
#1 way to reduce inflammation
Welcome back from summer holidays everyone! I hope everyone was able to take some time out this summer to enjoy whatever it is that adds more happiness to your life. As you know I took a four week break and shared some of my adventures on my new App. IF you haven't heard about the […]
Guest Post – Manual Therapy Doesn’t Always Work, Here Are Some Reasons Why
Manual therapy is a great form of treatment for improving functional mobility and alleviating pain. My ideal treatment goal is to resolve a problem and I am often able to help people achieve this, but sometimes no matter how hard I try, I hit a wall. Some people's complaints either don't completely resolve or don't […]
What’s the deal with my thyroid?
Can't wait until September for my next Doctor as Teacher Tuesday post? Well you are in luck. I dug this video out of the archives and you can find it on my Apple a Day App. It's called "What's the deal with my thyroid?" Are you tired and cold? Do you have unexplained weight gain? […]
Guest Post – What does a Heel Spur have to do with my Bladder?!
Complimenting Naturopathic Medicine with Reflexology, a Case Study Firstly, what is Reflexology? Reflexology is the study of reflexes. Reflexology therapies are natural therapeutic methods based on the principle that there are reflexes in the body that map to other parts, glands, and organs of the body. Through the application of pressure on these reflexes using specific hand and finger […]

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Belleville, ON K8N 3C1



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Tuesday 9am - 6pm

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