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Blog2018-02-24T19:47:58+00:00

Conventional VS Naturopathic Approach to SIBO

What is the difference between the conventional approach to SIBO and the naturopathic approach to SIBO?Conventional medical treatment of SIBO is using antibiotics. This approach leads to additional problems as it disrupts the microbiome.Naturopathic medical approach is to restore proper functioning of protective barriers such [...]

What are Oxalates?

Oxalates are a compound within plants, which are the plants natural defense mechanism and these help to protect plants from predators such as animals, insects, fungi. The challenge with these oxalates is that they bind to calcium in the blood and then they form [...]

Iodine – TSH Connection

It’s important to understand the connection between TSH and iodine supplementation so that you are not surprised if your blood levels change when you start supplementing with iodine. TSH may increase in the start of iodine supplementation because TSH stimulates the thyroid gland to [...]

What are Parabens?

Parabens are chemical preservatives typically found in personal care products such as shampoo, conditioners, body lotion, cosmetics. Anything we put onto our skin gets absorbed into our bodies. These parabens are lipophilic, which means that they are fat-loving and they will tend to accumulate [...]

Sluggish Bile and Weight Loss

Let’s talk about the connection between sluggish bile and difficulty with weight loss. Bile becomes sluggish and thickened when: Overloaded with fat-soluble toxins Insufficient intake of specific nutrients that keep it thin and flowing Increased blood sugar leads to thicker bile and gallstone formation [...]