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Navigating Food Sensitivities: The Elimination Diet Explained

Introducing the gold standard for uncovering food sensitivities – the elimination diet! It's your personal detective that helps you tackle issues like bloating, headaches, or eczema, shedding light on the link between what you eat and how you feel.   So, what does an elimination diet do? It gives your body a break and a [...]

Food Sensitivity Testing: Do You Really Need It?

By Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Food sensitivity testing has become popular for finding the causes of digestive issues, skin flare-ups, and other health concerns. But how effective is it really? Let's explore!   Checking the Evidence Based on current research, food sensitivity tests may not always align with patients’ experience and can sometimes yield [...]

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? [...]

Pesky Health Issues?

Say Hello to Live Blood Cell Microscopy. Bloating.  Gas. Fatigue. Brain fog.  Poor sleep.  Weight gain.  Abdominal discomfort. These are common complaints that many people who visit Naturopathic clinics suffer from.  So what do these symptoms mean?  The answer is not always simple and possible causes vary from person to person.  The key to understanding [...]

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