DNHC Blog

No Bake Peppermint Cookie Sandwiches

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Think: a healthier substitute for Oreos with a pepperminty twist.  These cookies are best kept in the freezer, but taste great at both room temperature and when frozen/cold.  If you are not a fan of peppermint/candy cane, you can definitely keep the filling plain and

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Proactive Health Care for Men

By: Dr. Nicole Sandilands ND It is very common for people to seek out medical advice only when they are experiencing a symptom or are experiencing a new health concern.  However, there are many screening tests that are available that allow us to possibly identify a concern well before a

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Tomato, Chick Pea and Sausage Stew

By: Dr. Nicole Sandilands ND This is a great, fast midweek meal.  I usually make it when I have greens that I have to use up as most of the other ingredients you will likely already have on hand. Ingredients: 1/4 cup of olive or avocado oil 4 sausages (sliced into

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Erectile Difficulties

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Movember is all about men’s health so guys—this one’s for you!  This subject is something that many men are embarrassed to talk about, but don’t worry–you’re not alone.  It’s estimated that 3 million Canadian men over the age of 40 have experienced erectile difficulties (ED). 

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Almond Butter Fudge

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Looking for a healthy dessert that will leave your kids happy and satisfied? This fudge recipe is something that I discovered while searching for healthier dessert recipes.  The final product is surprisingly creamy and rich so you don’t need to eat a ton of it

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Post Partum Weight Management

One of the most common concerns that new mothers have in the post-partum period is how to get back to their pre-pregnancy weight.  For most women, incorporating a daily exercise routine plus preparing healthy meals is a very difficult task with a newborn. On average, 10-12 pounds are lost immediately

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Tired of Catching Colds and Flus?

At Durham Natural Health Centre we are offering natural immune boosting shots. These are a safe and effective way to give your immune system the boost it needs. Pascoleucyn is a homeopathic remedy that helps to increase the body’s natural defenses against the cold and flu virus. It can be

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Stress Cycle

By: Tanya Lafontaine RMT Stress is quite prevalent both in my profession as a RMT but also in our society as a whole.  As a registered massage therapist, I see the physical effects of stress on my clients every day. While some bodies are able to tolerate it well, many

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Can you Measure your Stress levels?

By: Dr. Nicole Sandilands ND We can often feel the impact that stress has on our body, but did you know you can actually measure it?  Cortisol is our main stress hormone and it can easily be measured to allow us to get a good assessment of how the body

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Thai Salad

This is an amazing salad recipe my mom made one night for dinner.  It can be served warm or cold.  To make it more of a main dish versus a side dish add a protein to it (tofu, cooked chicken, shrimp etc.)  It can easily be made of time and

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What is stress doing to you?

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Everyday we use or hear the phrases “I’m so stressed” or “my ____ is so stressful” (fill in job, life, kid, etc), but what exactly is stress? We know that stress is subjective, meaning what is “stressful” to one person may not be to another.

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Creamy Coconut Curry Soup

 By: Dr. Christine Cho ND I absolutely love Thai food-pad thai, green and red curries, mango salads, tom yum soup.  Everything is just super tasty because they use lots of strongly flavored herbs and of course, coconut milk.  The problem is that when you go to Thai restaurants, you are

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