7 Low Carb Breakfast Ideas

Start your day with a low calorie breakfast that will keep you full for hours. No more mid morning carb cravings after a high carb breakfast of toast, cereal or pancakes. It’s a great way to not only lose weight, but ensure optimal energy throughout the day. 1. Egg white scramble:                                         Just stir fry some […]

My doctor says my thyroid is normal but…

Every week people arrive at the clinic wondering if their thyroid is okay.  They’ve often had their conventional doctor check their thyroid, and are told that everything is fine.  However, they aren’t convinced.  They feel tired, cold, achy, gain weight easily, have headaches, depression and more symptoms that seem to reflect low thyroid function. As […]

Tame the Fires of Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune Disease is a major health problem in our society. One in twelve people in general, and one in nine women, will be diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. There are over one hundred different autoimmune disorders, including multiple sclerosis, Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, Inflammatory Bowel diseases and Celiac disease. Together these conditions affect more people than […]

Autoimmune Disease and Naturopathic Medicine

Autoimmune Disease is a major health problem in our society. One in twelve people in general, and one in nine women, will be diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. There are over one hundred different autoimmune disorders, including multiple sclerosis, Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, Inflammatory Bowel diseases and Celiac disease. Together these conditions affect more people than […]

Mental Health and Naturopathic Medicine

The Integrative Approach to Mental Health One’s mental health is a reflection of both the mind and the body. There are effective, long term strategies to improve mood, increase energy, decrease anxiety, and balance neurotransmitter function. Creating an individualized program to address the underlying causes of mood and mental disorders is a powerful path towards […]

Weight Loss and Naturopathic Medicine

Lose Weight, Feel Great Five Part Series on Weight Loss 1) Introduction and Physical causes to weight gain – Low thyroid function 2) Physical causes of weight gain– blood sugar regulation 3) Emotional Eating 4) Nutritional Strategies for Weight Loss Success – How to Eat 5) Nutritional Strategies for Weight Loss Success – What to […]

10 Keys to High Energy Living

by Dr. Deidre Macdonald, ND We all want abundant energy. Without it, we can’t enjoy all life has to offer. Lack of energy is the number one complaint I hear from my patients. Here are the top 10 strategies I use to help my patients reach their potential for energy and vitality. 1) Rule out […]