DNHC Blog

Increasing Your “Happy” This Holiday Season

by Dr. Nadine Gavin, ND With the holidays fast approaching, we may be feeling a little more uncertainty this year. In general, holidays carry their fair share of stress, however, at a time where a greater number of Canadians are reporting anxiety and depression, making our mental health a priority

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Can your liver handle it?

By: Dr. Christal Blanchard ND   If you’re like most of the people trying to survive and stay sane during Covid, then you have had your fair share of indulgences from alcohol and sweets and processed foods to name a few. But can your liver handle it? Let’s find out.

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Cruciferous Vegetables & Your Thyroid

Many people with thyroid disorders are under the impression that cruciferous vegetables are bad for them. But, why? Cruciferous vegetables, along with foods like radishes, peaches & strawberries, have been condemned due to their goitrogenic properties. But the consumption of cruciferous vegetables correlates with diverse health benefits, including reducing the

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First Trimester Tips from Dr. McCulloch ND

I have some exciting news to share! My hubby, Aaron and I are expecting our 2nd baby at the end of November. We are beyond grateful to be adding to our family and giving our little daughter a baby brother or sister. I am well aware of how challenging it

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Seed Cycling for Hormone Balance

Estrogen and progesterone are two of the key hormones that help regulate your menstrual cycle. Estrogen levels rise during the first half of the cycle, whereas progesterone levels rise (while estrogen levels slowly decline) during the second half of your cycle. An imbalance between estrogen and progesterone through- out this

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Food Sensitivities - Durham Natural Health Centre

Food Sensitivities and You: What Does the Evidence Say?

Food Sensitivities and You: What Does the Evidence Say? by Dr. Nadine Gavin ND   Science from the 19th century and much of the 20th century has been obsessed with universal truths. Medical science was interested in discovering the universal laws that govern how the human body functions, but over

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Strategies for Managing Snacking - Durham Natural Health Clinic

Top 5 Strategies for Managing Snacking & Cravings

Top 5 Strategies for Managing Snacking & Cravings By: Megan Kelly, CNP As a holistic nutritionist, I am getting a lot of inquiries right now from clients, family and friends about how to slow down the constant snacking at home. There seems to be a lot of anxiety about weight

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