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Cold and Flu Prevention


Dr. Jill Shainhouse, ND Cold and Flu Prevention Tips: What can you and your whole family do to boost immune function? Here are some helpful tips heading into the dreaded GERM season: 1)  Lower sugar intake in the diet.  This coming right after Halloween- I know, right!?  But...believe it or not, sugar can put your [...]

Cold and Flu Prevention2019-11-06T17:12:00+00:00

Mexican Pumpkin Soup


Dr. Jill Shainhouse, ND Recipe Inspired by one of our favorite recipe blogs: Gluten Free Goddess We love this hearty soup at our house, especially this time of year!  Full of flavour and packed full of beta carotene,  it will fill your belly with warmth and nutrition. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon [...]

Mexican Pumpkin Soup2019-11-06T16:05:45+00:00

Your first cancer care visit at Insight Naturopathic Clinic


Dr. Mark Fontes, ND What to expect on your first cancer care visit At Insight Naturopathic Clinic, our primary objective for the first visit is to ensure that we address your specific goals and reasons for coming in to the clinic. Typically patients will see us if they are interested in lifestyle and health [...]

Your first cancer care visit at Insight Naturopathic Clinic2019-10-16T21:09:47+00:00

Turkey Bone Broth


Helping you Achieve Health and Wellness with "Post-Thanksgiving" Turkey Bone Broth: Why is bone broth so good for you?  Bone broth is rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, silicon, sulphur and other trace minerals. It is also a good source glucosamine and collagen.When you store your broth in the fridge, you will notice that it [...]

Turkey Bone Broth2019-10-16T13:59:45+00:00

Roasted Root Veggies


Who doesn't love sizzling, warm veggies on a chilly day?  They're colourful, flavourful, and full of disease fighting carotenoids.  These will nicely compliment your Thanksgiving Meal or any meal for that matter.  Leftovers are great the next day.   ROASTED ROOT VEGETABLES Preheat oven to 400 F 1 butternut squash 1 turnip 1 parsnip 3 [...]

Roasted Root Veggies2019-10-05T15:29:20+00:00

Music of the Elder Plant


Dr. Krista Kostroman, ND   Plants are an orchestra. Unlike pharmaceuticals which (usually) only have one instrument, plants come with numerous. In honour of the coming cold season, let's rap about some of the components of elderflowers and elderberries (spoiler alert: they're for more than just colds and flus).. The gaggle of instruments in [...]

Music of the Elder Plant2019-09-19T14:20:07+00:00

Going Plant-Based (the diet formerly known as Vegan)


Dr. Krista Kostroman, ND   Somewhat frequently I am referred patients who are “trying to go vegan”. I have been plant-based for more than 20 years, and coupled with my nerd-tastical propensities, I should be the perfect person support this endeavour. Be the motivation bettering health, climate change, animal cruelty, a recent cancer diagnosis [...]

Going Plant-Based (the diet formerly known as Vegan)2019-09-17T13:58:01+00:00

Dr. Krista Kostroman ND


Krista Kostroman is a licensed naturopathic doctor who loves intelligently and collaboratively working with people to optimize their health.  She graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine where her internship included a year on their Adjunctive Cancer Care shift.  Krista believes health is sourced not only in care of the body but also [...]

Dr. Krista Kostroman ND2020-02-04T16:49:40+00:00

Welcome Dr. Krista Kostroman, ND


  We would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Krista Kostroman, ND who will be joining our practice and available for consultations every Friday starting in September 2019. Are you ready to make some positive changes in your health this fall?  It’s time to take charge, and Dr. Krista can certainly help [...]

Welcome Dr. Krista Kostroman, ND2019-08-29T20:51:34+00:00