digestive system

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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