January 31, 2017

Recipe Of The Month: Chana Masala

Chole (or chana) masala is a popular vegetarian dish throughout Northern India. In this easy recipe, chickpeas and tomatoes are simmered with a mixture of fried garlic, ginger, onion, and serrano chiles plus traditional Indian spices like cumin, garam masala, coriander, and turmeric. Top this spicy, fragrant dish with cooling yogurt and a drizzle of sweet-tart pomegranate molasses, then spoon it over steamed rice or scoop it up with naan. […]
January 31, 2017

Binge Watch: Food Inc.

One of my New Year’s Resolutions this year has been to watch more documentaries.  I have been sharing a few notable documentaries with my patients over the past month; one of my favourites being Food Inc. Disclaimer: do not watch this during dinner! Food Inc. is a great documentary showcasing how industrialized the food industry has become. It is incredible to see how our foods are being manufactured and processed. […]
January 31, 2017

Preventing Colds And Flu – A Naturopathic Approach

By Dr Ayesha Qureshi More and more cases of influenza are emerging across the country and infectious disease experts are warning the worst is yet to come.  The past year the flu vaccine had low effectiveness rates and although this year’s vaccine may be a closer match it still won’t offer full immunity against influenza. “Experts believe the flu shot is a much closer genetic match to the H3N2 strain […]
January 31, 2017

Allergies and Chiropractic Care

Some of the most common signs of allergies involve the respiratory system. Most people with allergies find it difficult to breathe, and may even have symptoms of wheezing, coughing and sneezing. These symptoms can increase the stress in the muscles and joints that are involved in breathing. People with allergies often notice tightness in the chest area and may find it difficult to inhale while breathing. This is often because […]