Weight loss

Intermittent Fasting: Fact or Fad Diet?

By | January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , |

Intermittent fasting is one of the oldest therapies in medicine, recognized for its ability to help heal and prevent disease. When done under the proper guidance of a healthcare professional, intermittent fasting can lead to effective weight loss and long-term health benefits. Fasting Versus Starving: A Big Difference So, you might be wondering, what’s the difference [...]

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Intermittent Fasting: Is It Healthy For You or Another Fad Diet?

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition, Weight Loss|Tags: , , |

Intermittent fasting, when done properly, can lead to effective weight loss and long-term health benefits. Fasting is one of the oldest therapies in medicine, recognized for its ability to help heal and prevent disease.   Intermittent Fasting Versus Starving: A Big Difference   So, you might be wondering, what’s the difference between intermittent fasting and starvation [...]

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Top Reasons Patients See Our Naturopathic Doctor

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A Naturopathic Doctor is trained in conventional medicine but have a unique skill set that allows them to practice functional medicine and utilize a natural approach to help you feel your best. At our clinic, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest standard of care.   Here are the most common concerns that [...]

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To Snack or Not to Snack? Ask our Naturopathic Doctor

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health, Nutrition|Tags: , |

I’m often met with a lot of debate when I challenge my patients to eliminate their afternoon snack for weight loss. As a culture in North America, we have been taught, over the past decade or two, that we should each small but frequent meals. The reasoning for it is for weight loss, and to sustain [...]

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Foods to Avoid with Hypothyroidism: Part 2

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Hormone Health|Tags: , , |

There’s No Joy in Soy Soy contains compounds known as soy isoflavones (genistein, daidzein). Although they are thought to be good for you, it’s well known that soy products have a long history of affecting thyroid function. Just like gointrin and thiocyanates, soy flavonoids also reduce the formation of thyroid hormones by inhibiting the binding of [...]

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Calling All Sugar Addicts

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Calling all Sugar Addicts   Are you one of those people who gets a craving for a cookie mid-afternoon and nothing else will satisfy? Do you always have to have desert after dinner? Does your car automatically drive to get coffee in the morning and you inevitably end up with a sweet treat? You might have [...]

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My thyroid labs are normal – but I’m still gaining weight

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , |

If you’ve gained weight without reason and are struggling to understand why, it may be wise to have our Oakville Naturopathic Doctors at Bronte Wellness Boutique to take a closer look at your thyroid function. They may be able to identify a hormone imbalance that could be preventing you from shedding unwanted pounds. The primary marker that [...]

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Feeling Tired? Top 10 Things That Cause Fatigue

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fatigue is the number one complaint I see in my patients. Often times, people just accept it as normal and keep going about their daily lives. The truth is, you don’t have to. In actuality, fatigue is a sign of a greater issue and here are my top things to consider when your energy isn’t as [...]

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Total Body Cleanse

By | April 26th, 2016|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , |

Feeling Yucky? Need to Detox? Normally your body can naturally detoxify itself, but it becomes “toxic” when it can no longer clear all the metabolic waste products, environmental chemicals and the food we eat in the Standard American Diet. When the threshold is crossed and your body can no longer clear everything efficiently, all of your [...]

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Reconsidering a Low Carb Diet

By | May 23rd, 2015|Categories: Nutrition, Weight Loss|Tags: , , |

Summer is just around the corner and already retail shops are filled with latest fashion trends of the season. For some women, spring is the time when you start to think about shedding any weight you may have gained over the cold winter months, as you will soon be unable to hide under the comfort of [...]

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