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Mindful Eating for the Holidays

By: Melissa Lee BSc. ND. It’s that time of year again!  The Carolers, the Christmas Markets, Mistletoe’s and delicious almond milk hot chocolate… Personally, the holiday season gets more exciting as a real winter kicks in with giant snowflakes and a perfect crisp in the air. Despite these special moments, the holiday season has [...]

Acupuncture at Insight

Acupuncture is a safe and effective therapy that originated more than 2000 years ago. Over time, this therapy has been refined and clinically studied, while extensive evidence-based research has proven its efficacy in the treatment of multiple conditions. Acupuncture is used to encourage whole body healing, improve mood and energy, reduce or relieve pain [...]

Back to School Nutrition Tips

By: Melissa Lee, BSc. ND As the incidence of food allergies increases, schools have ban certain foods for children to pack in their lunch box.  Due to fear of anaphylactic allergic reactions, some schools have listed bans on peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, sesame seeds, melon, avocado and dairy products. These bans tend to make [...]

Achieving and Maintaining Peak Performance

By: Melissa Lee HBSc. ND.   “I never left the field saying I could have done more to get ready and that gives me piece of mind.” – Peyton Manning   As an athlete, performing at your peak level is more than just having the best equipment, the best training, or achieving a high [...]

Low Level Laser Therapy for Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss

Now this is really interesting!  Low Level Laser Therapy may be effective for chemotherapy induced hair loss.  If you are coming in for a consultation or other treatment, your first laser session is free.  Clinical trials have demonstrated efficacy in both men and women who have suffered hair loss for chemotherapy: Lasers Surg Med. [...]

Acupuncture and Chronic Pain and Stress

Time and time again, acupuncture has been clinically studied to demonstrate its efficacy in pain and stress management. Interesting read... Acupuncture for Treatment of Co-Occurring Pain and Stress among Women: A Mixed-Method Case Series Dawn M. Upchurch, PhD, LAc , School of Public Health/ Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, [...]

Low Level Laser Therapy

“Laser therapy has been successfully used around the world for over 25 years, with no reported long-term or irreversible side effects.” What is LLLT? LLLT (Low level laser therapy) is a non-invasive, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of pain syndromes, chemotherapy related side effects such as mouth sores and neuropathy.  [...]


LASER FOR NEUROPATHY AVAILABLE @BAYVIEW AND EGLINTON Effective Treatment for Neuropathy from Chemotherapy Low Intensity Laser (ML830 MODEL): Neuropathy is probably the most frustrating and difficult to treat side effect from chemotherapy.  I am excited to announce that we have finally received our low intensity laser.  Based on my 10 years of experience, I [...]

Happiness is…

Canyon Bakehouse bread in Canada! 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 treatment. To teach the principles of healthy living and preventative medicine. [...]

The Art of Detoxification

By Melissa Lee ND In our modern world our food has become refined and processed.  We tend to over consume these foods because they are simple, easy, cheap, tasty and addictive. When we combine bad quality food with a lack of physical activity we feel sluggish, fatigued, moody, sad and bloated. Every year, how [...]