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Refuel juices are coming to Insight!

We are so excited to announce that, starting next week, we will be carrying Refuel Juice And Salad Bar's raw, organic, cold-pressed juices for all of our patients! Stay tuned for more delicious details and pick one up at your next appointment! The question is...which flavour to pick?! OUR PRINCIPLES [...]

Refuel Juices are a hit!

Wow! We've only had Refuel Juice And Salad Bar's raw, cold-pressed, organic juices in stock for 2 days and we're already sold out! SO glad everyone is enjoying them as much as we do. We'll be re-stocking right away and with some fun new flavours too!  Check them out at your next appointment..   [...]

What Diet Do I Choose? Examining Dietary Trends for 2015

By: Dr. Melissa Lee ND New Year’s Day is often an exciting moment. It is an opportunity for a new start. A new start for career goals, a new perspective on life, or a new start to a self-care routine. One of the most common health trends we see is the emergence of diet [...]

Saunas May Save Your Life

Did you know, that a sauna a day keeps the doctor away?  Saunas may actually save your life.  Click on the following link to read the new article hot off the press demonstrating that saunas reduce mortality rates:http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2965365/How-regular-SAUNAS-save-life-Getting-sweaty-week-halves-risk-dying-heart-disease.html Do you hate the bitter cold weather we've been having?  Come warm up in our Far [...]

Immune Boosting Tips for the Winter

By: Dr. Melissa Lee, ND Its beginning to look a lot like winter now, and the temperature is starting to normalize to a consistent cold. It is an important time to conserve our energy as the body is in "hibernation" mode. Here are a few tips to help you stay healthy and cold/flu free for the [...]

Spring is in the Air

Our Spring Newsletter! The latest news from Insight, upcoming seminars, health tips, and recipes! Click here to enjoy! OUR PRINCIPLES First, to do no harm To cooperate with the healing powers of nature. To address the fundamental causes of disease. To heal the whole person through individualized [...]

How much can a dietary change do for you?

Thinking of changing your diet, but want some concrete reasons for the change?  In terms of cancer prevention and prevention of recurrence, there is some very interesting evidence.  While there are lots of studies linking specific diets to cancer and cancer prevention, there aren't many on how dietary change might change certain genes involved [...]

Menstrual Wellness and Health

By: Dr. Melissa Lee, ND. “Instead of dreading their menses, early humans cherished the uterus and women’s cycles of menstruation, pregnancy, birth and menopause. They celebrated the uterus as the body’s centre of Female Power and Creativity.” ~Dr. Eve Agee, The Uterine Health Companion Historically, menstruation has been viewed as many different things. Hippocrates [...]

CBC article: Alternative Cancer Care

Jill Shainhouse speaks on behalf of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine on treating acute leukemia with alternative medicine, and explains the difference between supportive (adjunctive) and alternative care: http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/doctor-treating-first-nations-girls-says-cancer-patients-can-heal-themselves-1.2832760 OUR PRINCIPLES First, to do no harm To cooperate with the healing powers of nature. To address the [...]

Is Technology Making us Dumber?

New study posted- Does technology make us dumber? You be the judge   The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard: Advantages of Longhand Over Laptop Note Taking Abstract   Taking notes on laptops rather than in longhand is increasingly common. Many researchers have suggested that laptop note taking is less effective than longhand note [...]