Importance of vitamins as we age

Importance of vitamins as we age Dr. Laura Hoffmann, Naturopathic Doctor Affinity Health Clinic, New Hamburg One of the most common questions I get asked is “what vitamins should I be taking”? The answer to that depends very much on…

Vitamin D and fish oil: role in prevention of autoimmune disease

A published 2022 research study, 5 years in the making, has shown vitamin D and fish oil supplements reduce the risk of developing an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune disease includes rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, autoimmune thyroid disease (Hashimoto’s and Grave’s), psoriasis,…

Connect with Nature for Improved Health

Connect with nature for improved health

North Americans now spend 93% of their lives either in buildings or vehicles. The human body is nature. When we begin to live outdoors, every aspect of health benefits, from physiology to spirit, providing us with the best conditions in…

An Introduction to Naturopathic Wellness

Naturopathic doctors are primary health care practitioners. They are trained to treat virtually all health concerns affecting all ages, whether acute or chronic, and ranging from physical to psychological.

Introduction to Poultices & Plasters

As practitioners become more involved in providing therapy as well as dispensing herbal prescriptions, the line between clinical herbal therapist and folk practitioner will blur, with or without the approval of the orthodox health care community.