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Congee with Nori Crumbles and Flax

Many patients find breakfast is a meal they would like some suggestions for options. Congee is a great option to nourish yourself and for breaking your fast. Congee is a traditional Asian ‘porridge’ prized for its restorative, healing and deeply … Continue reading

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Greetings of the season to all!

Staying in balance is something that everyone is thinking about at this time of year. Balancing the bank account, balancing hours in a day to the tasks at hand, perhaps balancing the needs of family members. Trying to make everything … Continue reading

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How Does A Drought Year Effect the Qi of Our Lungs?

Did you know that Southern Saskatchewan has been in a drought for one year now? Autumn is the season of the Lungs in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The seasonal influence of autumn is Dryness and likewise the external pathological influence that … Continue reading

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Less pain, increased mobility, make life sweeter and easier with Grace Howlett

Starting in November there will be a new face joining the talented folks at Head to Heal Family Wellness. Grace Howlett, who has been working with clients since 2004, is thrilled to be sharing with the community on 13th Avenue. … Continue reading

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Food Intolerance versus Food Sensitivity – Explaining Carroll Testing

Food intolerance testing is not a food allergy or food sensitivity test. Food allergy test results can change from day to day for a person and tend to vary greatly depending on the lab used to identify the food sensitivities. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chinese Medicine! Yum finally Chinese medicine that tastes good! The very tastiest way to self-care

We are very excited to have Chocolate Tonics at The Wholisitic Dispensary. These are made in Victoria, BC and are raw, organic cacao made with high quality granulated Traditional Chinese medicine herbs. These chocolate gems are an extremely tasty way … Continue reading

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Turn Around Anxiety

Anxiety can be a normal part of your child’s development as they move through the different ages and stages of their life. There are many factors that create anxiety including: parenting styles, whether or not your child has experienced a … Continue reading

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MINT PINEAPPLE SMOOTHIE UNREAL!

A few weeks ago the wonderful Kelly brought in a mint pineapple smoothie that she had created and man it was ridiculously tasty. It just needed to be recreated. So very fresh tasting, it captures summer in a taste. 

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Living Fertile, Spirit Babies

I am very grateful that a large part of my naturopathic practice focuses on fertility. It is a privilege to work with women and men on their journey to conceive and expand their families. It is inspiring to witness the … Continue reading

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Summer Colds & Enhancing Our Immunity In Summer

Often my patients are really caught off guard when they are hit with a bad Summer cold. Of course they know that during the winter months their immune system must be healthy to fight through the worst of the cold … Continue reading

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