Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics Exam – It’s a Pass!

I am very pleased to announce that I have successfully passed the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics exam administered by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. Thank you to my family, friends, colleagues, as well as my patients at Bayview North Family Chiropractic — I couldn’

The Power of Pumpkins

With the arrival of pumpkin season, I thought I’d share the impressive health benefits of pumpkins that most people aren’t aware of. I can’t help but cringe at how much pumpkin we waste when carving jack-o-lanterns. So here are some reasons to think twice before tossing precious pumpk

Out of the Box School Lunches

Back-to-school is a stressful time for kids as they adjust to their new schedules and environments – but it can be equally overwhelming for parents, especially when it comes to packing school lunches. It’s often difficult to prepare something delicious and nutritious that kids enjoy e

Drink Up! How to Stay Hydrated this Summer

Summer really did hit us by surprise this year! In the blink of eye, temperatures rose well into the 30’s and with the hot sun beaming on us wherever we go, it’s easy to become dehydrated. Here are some tips to staying hydrated this summer: 1. Drink more water. Your mom was right when

Let’s Shake Things Up This Summer!

There’s nothing better than a nice cold drink to quench your thirst on a hot summer day. But do you give any thought to what’s actually in that drink your holding? Chances are you’re sipping on a sugar and calorie-loaded beverage that’s just making it harder to

Sitting is the New Smoking

Forward by Dr. Haydene Lee: My son Benji Lee recently was given the option of writing an essay on a topic of his choice for an English assignment. I suggested he write about the dangers of sitting. I wanted to share it because I think people are not aware of the dangers of prolonged s

Is what’s in your fridge making you sick?

This past weekend, I had the honour of speaking at the Richmond Hill Home & Lifestyle Show about toxins inside the home and secrets to making the home a greener and healthier place. In my presentation I touched on the hidden toxins found in foods we eat on a daily basis and recomm

Stress: Is it killing you?!

April is stress awareness month and this is a good time for us to reflect on how stress affects our overall health. Don’t get me wrong, a small amount of stress is necessary for keeping us motivated and productive; but when we are in a chronic state of stress, this takes a toll

Introducing ND Shake Protein Shakes

We’ve brought in a new line of amazing protein shakes — ND Shake by Orange Naturals! They’re vegan-friendly, GMO-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free, egg-free, and nut-free! Available in both vanilla and chocolate flavours, ND Shake Original is a nutrient-dense s

4 Supplements Everyone Should Take for Optimal Health

I frequently get asked if nutritional supplements are necessary. If you are following a healthy, balanced, and nutrient-dense diet, you may not need to supplement. However, most of us could benefit from these 4 basic nutritional supplements: 1. Vitamin D – Also known as the suns