182015Feb
Spaghetti Squash, Kale and Sausage Bowls

Spaghetti Squash, Kale and Sausage Bowls

Stay cozy and well fed with this easy, seasonal and nutrient dense meal for the whole family! Lots of beta carotene is found in squash and can help keep the immune system boosted, turkey gets you lots of good protein a well as the specific amino acids to help with serotonin and melatonin production (important…

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112015Feb
Fasting Before Chemotherapy

Fasting Before Chemotherapy

Written By: Dr. Adam McLeod, ND, BSc There has been a major movement lately for cancer patients to fast before and after an infusion of chemotherapy. When first hearing this, it sounds dangerous to encourage a patient to fast when their body is already stressed with chemotherapy. Fasting before chemotherapy has been used safely in…

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52015Feb
What is Massage Therapy?

What is Massage Therapy?

Yaletown Naturopathic Clinic now offers Registered Massage Therapy! Massage Therapy is a hands-on therapy that improves your circulation, helps with your posture, and encourages your muscles and nervous system to relax. Many patients can benefit from massage therapy including those with physical injuries, disabilities, chronic disease and pain. Why is this therapy beneficial for me?…

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212015Jan
Happy New You!

Happy New You!

With the arrival of 2015, as it happens each new year, many people resolve to make self-improvements – quit smoking, lose weight, eat better, join a gym – these are some of the most popular new year goals. How about making one of your resolutions to take a more active role in your own health?…

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162015Jan
The Dangers of DHEA

The Dangers of DHEA

By: Dr. Adam McLeod, BSc, ND DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) is often described as a wonder drug that is used by patients interested in its anti-aging effects. As we age the levels of DHEA in the blood start to decrease so the logic was that if patients were given this hormone then they would be able to…

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32014Jun
Heat: The Achilles Heel of Cancer

Heat: The Achilles Heel of Cancer

Written By: Dr. Adam McLeod, ND It is a well established fact that cancer cells are vulnerable to heat1,2. On a cellular level it makes intuitive sense that cancer cells would be sensitive to heat. Normal cells are spatially arranged so that heat can be distributed evenly and they will not divide if they are physically…

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