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Resistant weight loss in women

Resistant weight loss in women Why women can’t lose weight despite eating the right foods By Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala – Naturopathic Doctor     Yo-yo dieting, calorie counting and exercising till you faint should never be the road to a healthy weight loss. For women, all health factors, especially your...

The Acne Diet: Eating right for acne-prone skin

Diet is not a word I am fond of. As a naturopathic doctor, I am an advocate of making sustainable and healthy food choices to support one’s skin health. Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine.” Simply put, our diet has a profound effect on...

Meditation for beginners

Due to the stressful environment we live in today, most people would benefit from meditating daily.   Imagine trying to sit comfortably to start meditating. Imagine trying to focus your mind on being still. Now imagine your mind being flooded with a billion thoughts all at once....

What I learned from a Netflix show

Truly, if our diet is bad and stress is out of control, it can affect most areas of health and aggravate so many conditions   I recently started watching a show on Netflix called Diagnosis. This show revolves around Dr. Lisa Sanders (fun fact: She was a...

Treating headaches, naturally

  I have been helping many patients suffering from headaches feel better, have less pain and have less headaches. In this article I share two important cases that show us how important it is to target internal causes of headaches, instead of relying on painkillers.   Why is...

What’s causing your hair loss?

  Have you ever taken a shower or brushed your hair and noticed so much of it on the floor? Having clumps of hair fall out can be extremely disheartening and frustrating. Although losing hair is often blamed on growing old, most of the times, it...

6 easy steps to start a Liver Cleanse

    Through my naturopathic practice, I’ve noticed that the liver is the most ignored organ in the body. Our liver is responsible for eliminating toxins, balancing hormones, digesting fats, storing vitamins and so much more.   Alcohol, pharmaceuticals, chemicals in skin-care products and processed foods, all increase the...

Healthy Changes for Type 2 Diabetes

What is Type 2 diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a condition where our body does react normally to insulin, a hormone that regulates the sugar levels in the blood. Normally, after we eat a meal, the pancreas release insulin which then delivers glucose to the cells...