health

June 29, 2018

‘Not Even Water?’ – The Benefits Of Fasting

May marked the beginning of Ramadan, an Islamic month that consists of fasting 30 consecutive days from sunrise to sunset. Ramadan involves abstaining from food and drink throughout the day, and focusing more on good human values and spirituality. To get an idea of what a typical day in Ramadan was like, here is a brief outline: 3:25am to 4am – eating Suhoor (the pre-fast meal) This consisted of eating […]
April 27, 2018

Are You A Smombie?

Are You A Smombie? By Dr Malik We are all addicted to our phones: in a short time they have become the center of our lives, the spot usually reserved for children! And it is no surprise, these devices are incredible, borderline magical. But as incredible as these devices are, they are addicting and causing numerous health problems.  The average American, and for argument sake we can assume Canadian, checks […]
March 29, 2018

Eight Weight Loss Strategies That Work

Summer is around the corner, and the common theme for most is weight loss. Here is a summary of eight weight loss tips as reported in TIME that actually work:   1. Eat a big breakfast – Skipping breakfast actually leads to weight gain, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. It can also cause an increase in blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting […]
January 29, 2018

Preparing for the Flu Season- A Naturopathic Approach

By Dr Ayesha Qureshi The flu has been in full swing this winter, affecting thousands of people across Canada and the US. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has called this year’s flu an epidemic due to its widespread occurrence. Influenza, the virus that causes the flu, can exist in multiple strains and is “predictably unpredictable” each flu season. This year there are three major strains; H1N1, H3N2 and a […]
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