Category Archives: Nutrition


SIBO – The New IBS

SIBO – a simple four-letter acronym that stands for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth may play a big part in those suffering from IBS symptoms. Recent research is suggesting that up to 80% of those who have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome actually have SIBO as the underlying cause, and better yet – when treated for […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Gut Nutrition | Tags: , , , , , , , : | Comment

Top 10 Reasons to Come See a Naturopathic Doctor

Uncertain as to whether naturopathic medicine is right for you? For the maintenance of good health, a high quality of life, and the prevention of illness. You have a need for more natural approaches to your health concerns. Concern about the long term consequences of being on prescription drugs, or, Your medical doctor is advising you […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Call to Action Longevity Nutrition Supplementation Women's Health | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Organic – Top Five Reasons Why It’s the Way to Go!

Reduce Potential Health Risks Many chemicals sprayed on fruits and vegetables were EPA-approved before thorough research was conducted.  We now know that the EPA considers 60% of herbicides, 90% of fungicides, and 30% of insecticides as being potentially cancer-causing.  What is more, these chemicals act as estrogen disruptors in the body and wreak havoc on […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Environment Longevity Nutrition Organic | Tags: , , , , , , , : | Comment

Foods We Must Be Avoiding

I came across an excellent article by Dr. Mercola and wanted to share with my readers.  He’s highlighting some great points that we should all be aware of.  The original, full article is posted here. The 9 Foods You Should Never Eat By Dr. Mercola                 June 10, […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Detoxification Longevity Nutrition Organic | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Fertility Complaints

I prefer to call it ‘fertility’ rather than ‘infertility’ when I’m working with soon-to-be moms.  I view it as a cooperative effort to create the healthiest, most fertile body possible in order to increase the woman’s chances of raising a healthy, happy baby.  I really enjoy working with my fertility patients as they are gung-ho […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Blood Sugar Detoxification Fertility Hormones Immunity & Inflammation Men's Health Nutrition Women's Health | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Why Fatty Fish Oils are Fantastic!

Fish is a very healthy addition to any diet, but I have been hearing more and more lately that naturopathic colleagues of mine and “those in the know” are eating less fish or avoiding it altogether due to our (humans’) pollution of the environment and the fish that live in it.  This is extremely disheartening […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Environment Heart Health Immunity & Inflammation Nutrition Supplementation | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Whaddya Think of Gluten?

I’ve had some very strange looks at times when I’ve recommended to my patients to go gluten-free. The looks range in severity from mild (“Oh no … I am not sure I can do that”) to full-fledged panic (“What?! Are you crazy lady??”) I am not one to talk the talk, without walking the walk. […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Blood Sugar Immunity & Inflammation Nutrition Uncategorized Weight Control | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Inflammatory Eating

Sydney Loney was conducting the interview and is a senior editor at Chatelaine magazine.  She can be followed @SydneyLoney. SL: I know it’s a fairly complex topic but I wanted to ask you about inflammation generally: what is it and what affect can it have on the body?  Dr. E: Inflammation is happening in our […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Allergies Immunity & Inflammation Longevity Nutrition | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

High Blood Pressure

It is the most common diagnosis in doctor’s offices – 5.9% of family medical diagnoses are hypertension, making up a whopping 11 million patient visits a year, followed closely by diabetes, acute upper respiratory infections and sinusitis. The optimal blood pressure is 110/70 but 120/80 is considered “normal”.  Those with blood pressure that has crept […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Heart Health Longevity Nutrition Physical Activity Weight Control | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Naturally Thinner

Blood Sugar Dysregulation Insulin is a hormone involved in blood sugar regulation.  When we ingest food, our blood sugar raises as that food is absorbed and the pancreas pumps out insulin to help shuttle the blood sugar into cells where it can be burned as fuel or stored as potential energy.  Irregular blood sugar due […]

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