DNHC Blog

Back Pack Safety Tips

By: Shairoz Lalani RMT With back to school here we thought we would share some tips to ensure your child is using the right back pack.  Backpacks are essential for children to carry books and supplies to and from school.  However, it is important that they are used correctly.  If

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Crispy Brown Rice Treats

This is a great after school treat found in the new Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook.  Stop by the clinic to get your copy, it is loaded with awesome whole food recipes for your whole family.   Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp coconut oil, plus more for greasing the pan 1 cup brown

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New Partnership: Elite Training Systems

By: Kevin Chapman I was very pleased when I reached out to Dr. Natalie McCulloch and Dr. Nicole Sandilands of Durham Natural Health Centre Clinic (DNHC) that they were so receptive to working alongside me and my team at Elite Training Systems (ETS). The knowledge and experience that they bring to

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Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk This recipe is easier than you think!  It will also save you some money and you can avoid the additives added to store bought milks. Ingredients: 1 cup raw almonds, soaked in water 3.5 cups of filtered water 2-4 dates or 1 tbsp of honey to taste 1/4

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Heart Health Tips

By: Hayley Erdman Naturopathic Intern February is Heart Health Awareness month. You know the basics for keeping your ticker up to speed: eat your fruits and veggies, exercise regularly, maintain a healthy weight and avoid smoking. After you’ve made these a part of your lifestyle, you might be wondering if

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Cold and Flu – Are you prepared?

By: Hayley Erdman Naturopathic Intern Now that it seems as though winter is here to stay, cold and flu season is upon us. We all know about preventing transmission of disease by hand-washing, cleaning commonly used surfaces like phones and keyboards and staying home to rest, but there’s more that

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Dairy Free Banana Vanilla Ice Cream

By: Dr. Natalie McCulloch ND For anyone who knows me, you know I love summer and ice cream!  I also don’t eat dairy, so I Iove when I come across a recipe that tates like the read deal.  I know we are entering into fall, but I am still holding

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Chemicals and Skin Care Products

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Did you know that skin is your largest organ? It’s also a very porous organ that acts as a protective barrier to the outside world in addition to being one of the first points of communication between the external environment and our internal physiology.  For

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