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Video: Intermittent Fasting and Bone Broth

22.03.2017 in Health Information, Healthy Recipes, home, Nutrition, Uncategorized

Learn about the importance of  Intermittent Fasting for 12- 24 hours. Make some  home brew (…of bone broth) This will  get you through tough times of not eating for 24 hours. Bone Broth is full of Minerals and Fat to satiate your appetite. For more information on Fasting or Book an appointment with Dr Marnie  Want to know more about Dr Marnie and her passion for health? Check out the Bio page

Healthy food Calgary Halloween

Pumpkin seed, dairy-free toffee

12.10.2016 in Uncategorized

An ideal gift or pantry sweet, and a dairy-free confection to boot! Makes 30-35 servings. INGREDIENTS 2 cups of coconut oil 1/2 cup of maple syrup 1/8 t. of salt 1 t. of vanilla extract 2 cups of dark chocolate cocoa powder 2 Tbsp of Cacao Butter 1 cup chopped pecans/walnuts/almonds Cooking: 15 minutes Serves: 30-35   PREPARATION Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment or wax paper then set aside. In a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat, heat the coconut oil, maple syrup,…

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Chicken Tajin (Thyroid-friendly)

27.09.2016 in Nutrition, Uncategorized

Prepping Preparation: 30 mins Cooking: 4 hours Total time 4 hours 30 mins Cooking options 2-person tajin (Moroccan clay pot), Regular heavy-bottom pot Slow cooker. Servings: 2 Ingredients • 2 tbsp clarified butter • ½ yellow onion sliced in half sections • 1 sweet potato, cut up in ½ inch medallions. • Chicken, rabbit or cornish hen (4 pieces) • 2 tsp sea salt • 2 tsp Ras El Hanout (Moroccan spice mix) • 2 small zucchinis, cut lengthwise into quarters • 2 carrots, cut lengthwise…

thyroid health Calgary

The misunderstood Underactive Thyroid

27.09.2016 in Uncategorized

Hypothyroidism has gone up in the last 50 years. It happens so much that it is quite often not deemed a disease, but rather something inevitable. Women usually resign themselves to this condition and keep taking thyroid pills for life without even wondering about the cause and the potential cure.       The Underactive Thyroid: what is it? Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most recurring form of hypothyroidism. In this autoimmune condition, your misguided immune system attacks your very own thyroid gland. The unawareness of the…

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New Patient Intake Forms

01.03.2016 in Uncategorized

In order to maximize our time together, please fill out the intake form before your first visit. Forms can be completed and sent online or printed and brought with you to your appointment. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Naturopathic Intake Form

emotional triggers, undiagnosed medical conditions

PCOS

01.10.2015 in Uncategorized

PCOS: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome   PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, means at its simplest that your ovaries have a hard time releasing a mature egg during ovulation. The egg may be stuck in a fluid-filled sac, called a cyst, on the ovary’s surface. As the number of cysts build up, they can enlarge the ovary, creating feelings of pressure in your lower abdomen.   Common symptoms of PCOS include:   Irregular or infrequent periods (more than 35 days apart) Excess hair growth on the face and…

sleep deprivation, health concerns

Allergy Treatment for Seasonal, Environmental & Pet allergies

15.07.2015 in Health Information, Tests, Uncategorized

Allergies have been in full force this year; for much longer and becoming much stronger than ever. Kick those allergies in the butt and find out which are the top offenders and treat them at home. That’s right, no allergy shots! Our new skin scratch test is available to asses 9 different allergens: Cats, Dogs, Grasses, Dust, Mould, Ragweed, Tree pollens, Weed mixtures Non -invasive innovative treatment for allergies called: Sub-Lingual Immunotherapy Treatment (SLIT) Here is the who, what, when, where’s… What is SLIT? Sublingual immunotherapy…

The Cholesterol Myths by Uffe Ravnskov, M.D., Ph.D.

22.02.2012 in Uncategorized

6. The effect of the statins is not due to cholesterol-lowering As mentioned in section 4 cholesterol-lowering by itself does not prolong your life. In the experiments, that have shown this fact beyond all doubt, cholesterol-lowering was performed by diet or by use of various older drugs such as clofibrate (Atromidin®), gemfibrozil (Lopid®), cholestyramine (Questran®), colestipol (Lestid®), and nicotinic acid (Nicangin®). But a new type of cholesterol-lowering drugs, the so-called statins (for instance Zocor® and Pravachol®) have been succesful. For the first time cholesterol-lowering have shown…