Entries by kristine

Autumn is here.. Why not plant a vegetable garden?

Do you find yourself daydreaming about that vegetable garden you have always wanted to plant?  Perhaps it is a simple herb garden, or maybe your dreams involve lines of crops in the countryside (and chickens, of course!).  Well, that country block may not be around the corner, but cooler weather certainly is!  And that means […]

Prevent Energy Crashes by Eating this Breakfast!

Now, you may ask: How important is breakfast for starting the day with good energy? The answer? Very important! Breakfast often refers to “breaking the fast”. Overnight, the body essentially fasts and undergoes important systemic repair-work during sleep. Breakfast has been shown to blood sugar regulation, food cravings, concentration and more(just to name a few!). […]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are 2 types of autoimmune inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) that affect various parts of the gastrointestinal system. Alongside with mainstream medical treatment, both these conditions can be co-managed with naturopathic treatment to bring about a reduction in symptoms and better health outcomes for people suffering with IBD.   Crohn’s Disease Crohn’s […]

Ankle Injury

Acupuncture for Ankle Sprains Ankle injuries are a very common orthopaedic injury. Most ankle sprains heal with conservative treatments like RICE therapy (rest, ice, compression and elevation) however for many people that do not heal as quickly as expected the next step for treatment can be unclear. Whether its a sprain or fracture acupuncture is […]