Digestive System

A Brief Note on Anxiety

By Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns, affecting millions worldwide.  Although anxiety is a natural response to stress or perceived threats, with modern day stressors it can become excessive or persistent, taking a toll on daily functioning as well as the quality of life.  Anxiety disorders [...]

The Benefits of Fermented Foods

By Dr. Sheena Wu, ND The method of fermentation has been around for thousands of years, while it has been used for food preservation and adding depths of flavour to our cooking, it also provides a good boost of good bacteria, the probiotics, that help us maintain a healthy gut microbiome. We have more than [...]

The Elimination Diet – What it’s for and What to Expect

By Dr. Sheena Wu, ND The elimination diet is a short-term diet with the purpose of identifying food sensitivities that may be contributing to negative symptoms or conditions.  It temporarily removes potentially sensitizing foods and reintroduces them back into the diet to observe any potential influence or effect it has.   What is food sensitivity? [...]

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