Monthly Archives: June 2011


June 27, 2011 – 1:36 pm

Join us for an informative discussion on DETOXIFICATION! Feeling fatigued, achy, and looking older than you should?  We’re all in need of healthy lifestyle changes! Come learn from Dr. Sacha Elliott, ND and Rachel Fulmore, RMT as they tap into the importance of detox and share information to help you live a healthier life. WHERE: Canopy Integrated Health in the Lynn Valley Library […]

Sun Safety

June 17, 2011 – 5:41 pm

Below is a combination of tips to help you stay safe in the sun and enjoy it all summer long! Safe Sun Advice: Get sun!  Don’t use a sunscreen unless you are going to have prolonged exposure and are at risk for burning.  If you must use a sunscreen follow my sunscreen tips below. Aim […]

Skin & Gut Health

June 14, 2011 – 3:19 pm

It’s a very familiar concept in naturopathic medicine that the health of the skin is directly linked to the health of the gut.  Often, when we’re experiencing skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, and seemingly “random” rashes, we can track the root cause back to the gastrointestinal tract. Most will agree that what we put […]

Proteolytic Enzymes

June 11, 2011 – 4:02 pm

I’ve been asked in the past about what proteolytic enzymes are and when we use them.  The following is a quick summary to get you acquainted with this useful supplement: What? They are proteases, enzymes that digest protein, and are taken to help break down fibrin (the molecule that makes scar tissue) in the body. […]

Banana “Icecream”

June 10, 2011 – 7:36 pm

If you know me well, you know that I love my deserts!  I have a rather large sweet tooth that often needs to be kept in check. So, I’m sharing with you my favorite (healthy!!) desert.  Some of the best things about this recipe are: it’s delicious, easy to make, practically fat-free, and has no […]

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Chicken with a Side of Arsenic

June 9, 2011 – 12:33 pm

Ohhh no. I want to share with you another reason why I am a large proponent of purchasing organic meats.  If you’re not able to afford organic, at least consider buying free-range poultry (they run outdoors, get sunlight, breathe fresh air and eat their natural feed) from a farm that does not use antibiotics and […]