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Feel Better by Discovering Hidden Food Allergies

There are a couple of different types of allergies… those that are extremely severe like anaphylaxis reactions (like getting a bee sting that causes swelling to the point of not being able to breathe), which can cause death, to moderate or low allerg... »

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Zinc in Oysters Vs. Cold Lozenges or Cold Remedies

Oysters are known to be an aphrodisiac, eaten for health, but are also known in modern times to boost the immune system due to the amount of zinc in them. Zinc may help ward off a cold, reduce its symptoms, and shorten its duration. So does the zinc ... »

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Vancouver Naturopathic Doctor Promotoes Ginger as a Health Booster

After a thorough consultation with a downtown Vancouver naturopathic doctor, you might have to incorporate ginger into your meals as part of a new dietary plan.  The root of the plant Zingiber officinale, ginger is an essential part of most Asian cui... »

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Vancouver Naturopaths Offer Relief in Cold and Flu Season

This winter has been particularly bad for Vancouverites suffering from the common cold. Many of us are barely over a cold when the next one strikes. There is always someone missing from daycares, schools and offices. We flee from red-nosed people sni... »

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Vancouver Naturopath Says Food Allergies and Gastrointestinal Problems Are Connected

“Food allergies and gastrointestinal sensitivities can often be connected” states downtown Vancouver Naturopath Dr. Carol Lin. “Unlike anaphylactic reactions, symptoms from hidden food allergies can occur several hours, or even days after exposure, m... »