Category Archives: health

Support Your Immune System This Cold and Flu Season with Glutathione

Dr. Tasreen Alibhai, N.D.

Dr. Tasreen Alibhai

Cold and flu season is upon us in Vancouver! We are expecting a particularly nasty flu season this year. This is the time to start supporting your immune system to keep you and your family healthy.This article will be focusing on Glutathione and its incredible benefits on improving your immune system. Glutathione has quickly become one of my favourite supplements. Continue reading

Root Causes of Depression

Dr. Jennifer Luis, B.Sc., B.Ed., N.D.

Dr. Jennifer Luis, B.Sc., B.Ed., N.D.

As the season shifts further from sunshine and summer to cool temperatures and dampness, many West Coast residents notice a shift in their moods. Seasonal Affected Disorder (SAD) can be one of the main reasons for this and thanks to more attention and discussion of SAD, prevention with Vitamin D supplementation and natural light lamps has become common practice. Continue reading

Take a Rest to Feel Your Best

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Dr. Natalie Waller, ND

Dr. Natalie Waller, ND

After running a marathon, Iron Man, or any other long, strenuous event, athletes are encouraged to take some down time, also called rest.  Rest is a critical part of training, allowing athletes to recover properly so they can get back to doing what they love and stay strong and competitive. Continue reading

Understanding Your Health Using Genetic Testing

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Dr. Tasreen Alibhai, N.D.

Dr. Tasreen Alibhai

Personalized medicine is the future of healthcare. More and more people are turning to genomic testing for a customized approach in addressing health concerns. We all have genetic differences, making the one size fits all model a thing of the past.Your genes are the blue print to your health.However, gene expression is influenced by your epigenetics, which includes your diet, lifestyle and the environment you live in.Establishing a nutritional supplement plan should be specific to the individual, taking into account the whole person, including their lifestyle, and genetic makeup. Continue reading