Chinese Herbal Medicine & Weight Loss

By Xianmin Yu, R.TCMP & R.Ac   What can herbs/formulas do to help with obesity? The goal of Traditional Chinese herbs/formulas in weight loss is to help speed up metabolism and thus reduce weight. With the combination of acupuncture, it is expected to: Suppress your appetite Increase your feeling of fullness Reduce triglyceride and LDL cholesterol level in plasma. You may have more bowel movements and urination than before. This is a sign of the body speeding up metabolism and detoxing. […]

By |2019-11-13T15:12:49-05:00November 13th, 2019|Acupuncture, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Hormones to Watch with Weight Loss

By Dr. Keara Taylor, ND Weight gain can be the result of a variety of factors. The foods that we consume and the amount that we move our bodies impacts the capacity of our body to burn or store energy.   However, this is only part of the picture! An incredibly important piece of the weight loss puzzle that is often overlooked is hormonal health. There are a few key hormones that are important to get into balance to support your weight loss goals. Here are three key hormones that we want to consider when it comes to weight management, as well as a few tips on how to balance them! […]

5 Tips to MAINTAIN Weight Loss

By Monica Grainger, MSW, RSW   Establish a regular eating schedule. Plan when you are going to eat and what your meals and snacks will be ahead of time. You are less likely to be tempted by unhealthy food.   Know your triggers. Do you tend to eat when you are bored, anxious, or excited? Do you succumb to your cravings? Are you in social situations where you are offered food? Do you think about food, imagine having your favourite dessert? Being able to predict what will trigger overeating or grabbing junk food will help you reduce your exposure to it. […]

Resiliency: An Essential Skill To Thrive In Life

By Dr. Alexia Georgousis ND I used to believe resiliency was related to my ability to recover quickly, to be less sensitive and to push through suffering. However, over the years I have come to realize my interpretation couldn’t be further from the truth. Resiliency is an expansive softening – more fluid vs elastic. I believe the experience of stress does change us, it needs to change us and hopefully for the better. We are not rubber bands returning to the same level of elasticity after being stretched. Rather, we are multidimensional beings with a nervous system highly linked to how we live and experience the world. Trying to be like a rubber band is a pathway to collapse because with repeated stretching, the elastic weakens and eventually breaks. There is no flow or value to the experience of being stretched when we act as rubber bands. And this is what happens when we expect ourselves to snap back to our original “shape” after stressful experiences. […]

By |2019-10-23T14:42:24-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fall Refresh & Detox Kit

Now is the perfect time to REFRESH your eating habits to support your health and wellbeing! Ask about our Fall Refresh & Detox Kit for DIY Home Detox by Dr. Keara Taylor The Refresh & Detox Kit by Dr. Keara Taylor, ND includes: 14 day seasonally inspired meal plan with nourishing recipes that are anti-inflammatory and blood sugar balancing Recipes created to support your body's natural detoxification processes and immune system Learn how to prep and cook simple yet satisfying meals that will set you up to feel deeply nourished A detailed dietary and lifestyle practices guide to support your detox and create lasting habits Guidelines on how to re-introduce foods eliminated during the refresh to determine which foods help you thrive Option to add a Naturopathic consult to personalize the program to address your specific health concerns Investment: $49 for the 14 day meal plan specifically curated to be anti-inflammatory, blood sugar balancing & supportive of your body's immune and detoxification systems and the detox lifestyle guide. OR $190 for the above plus a 75 minute Naturopathic Consult with Dr. Keara Taylor, ND to personalize the detox to your health concerns.

By |2019-10-07T16:59:39-05:00October 7th, 2019|Detoxification/Cleanse, Digestion|0 Comments

How to Access Your Body’s Intelligence

with Geraldine Lo Monaco, Intuitive Healer The body has its own intelligence that will help guide your decisions. In this workshop you will learn exercises to decode the body’s messages, including: How to tune in with the physical signals of your body How to interpret and trust these signals How to act upon your body’s wisdom The body never lies. WHEN: Wed., Nov. 27th, 7:30-8:30 WHERE: Innate Wellness, 5 Quebec Avenue COST: FREE  

Be Calm During Stressful Times

Burnout Prevention with Dr. Alexia Georgousis, ND In this workshop, Dr. Alexia offers techniques on how to: RESPOND vs REACT Build RESILIENCE and STRENGTH Feel CLEAR & CALM WHEN: Thurs. Nov. 14th, 7:30-8:30 pm WHERE: Innate Wellness, 5 Quebec Avenue COST: FREE  

Recipes & DIY Remedies for Cold & Flu Season

With Kerri Lambie, Homeopath & Holistic Nutritionist Kerri will be sharing her How-To guide on home remedies for the cold &flu: The differences between broths & stocks Homemade Elderberry Cough Syrup Making a natural 'Vics' chest rub with essential oils and beeswax Top 5 Homeopathic remedies for cold & flu WHEN: Thurs, November 7th, 7:30-8:30 WHERE: Innate Wellness, 5 Quebec Avenue COST: Free  

Train Your Brain to Lose Weight

With Monica Grainger, Registered Social Worker An introductory workshop to cognitive behavioural weight loss: Learn how to change your thinking to change your actions Counteract your thinking errors such as sabotaging thoughts Identify your Triggers: Biological, Environmental, Mental,Emotional Gain useful tools to complement your naturopathic program WHEN: Monday, October 21, 7:30-8:30 **NEW DATE ADDED!** Monday, November 18th, 7:30-8:30 WHERE: Innate Wellness, 5 Quebec Avenue COST: Free RSVP: Spots are limited

By |2019-10-30T12:17:24-05:00October 7th, 2019|Weight Loss, Workshops|0 Comments

Managing Stress & Preventing Burnout

With Dr. Keara Taylor, ND & Dr. Alexia Georgousis, ND Join us for a free ADRENAL HEALTH workshop. You will learn powerful strategies to reduce stress's negative impact on your life, enabling you to maximize your inner energy and avoid burnout so you can tackle your to-do list with ease.   WHEN: Wednesday, October 9th, 7:30-8:30PM WHERE: Innate Wellness, 5 Quebec Avenue COST: Free RSVP: Space is limited