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Diabetes and Anger – Helpful Tips for the Angry Diabetic

This particular article is near and dear to me because of whom it makes me think of… my best friend’s late husband, whom died of complications associated with Type 1 diabetes. A lot of people feel anger concerning—because of or about—chronic diseases... »

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Your Shampoo May be Contributing to Chronic Dandruff

I have had an interesting history with chronic dandruff, and attempted dandruff control using a variety of shampoos, ever since I was a teenager. Today I am happy to say I live a shampoo-free life and my dandruff is finally gone! Why? Because shampoo... »

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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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Relax The Back – Vancouver’s Ultimate Destination for Solutions for Back Pain

If you believe you have a “bad” back, maybe you owe it to yourself to visit the place to go specifically for backs.  We met up with Ford Ramsay, owner of Relax The Back in Burnaby in the greater Vancouver, BC area, and put the products to... »


Acupuncture’s Amazing Uses

Acupuncture has been used successfully for at least 3,000 years. Yet, in the west, it is a relatively new therapy that has won many praises from patients for pain relief. But did you know the amazing and wider range of uses of acupuncture? We sat dow... »

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Are You Feeling Fruity, Asks Vancouver Dietitian?

We all know we should eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, says Bettina Mackenbach, a non-practicing Vancouver dietitian and weight loss and wellness coach. But how much? And is fruit really good for us? Health Canada’s “Food Guide” advises ever... »

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Type 2 Diabetes: Vancouver Naturopaths Help Keep Your Blood Sugar Down

Downtown Vancouver naturopaths like Dr. Carol Lin, ND, know how difficult living with diabetes can be. This chronic condition affects hundreds of thousands of Canadians, with more being diagnosed every day. If you are diabetic you must keep your bloo... »

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Vancouver Naturopathy Asks: To Eat Eggs, or Not to Eat Eggs?

The topic of eating eggs is asked by Vancouver naturopathy physicians amongst themselves, and some of them, like Vancouver naturopathic doctor, Dr. Carol Lin, ND may have some answers! With all the hormones, and animals being harmed in by overcrowdin... »

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Migraine Relief Offered by Vancouver Naturopath

Do you suffer from migraines? These debilitating headaches can make your life a misery. Migraines can cause pounding pain, nausea and sensitivity to light, and can strike at any time. A Vancouver naturopath like Dr. Carol Lin, ND, who is based in dow... »


Treat Your Low Back Pain with Naturopathy

Low back pain, also called lumbago, is a disorder that affects a majority of the population at some point in their lifetime. Characterized as a musculoskeletal pain, says Dr. Lin whom practices naturopathy, it can also lead to other problems such as ... »

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Sugar and Spice: Sugar Addiction is Not Nice! Says Vancouver Naturopath

Most of us have a sweet tooth, as downtown Vancouver naturopath Dr. Carol Lin knows. But are you addicted? Your own Vancouver naturopath will help you detox from sugar. It’s natural to love sugar. Our first food contained sugar: lactose in mother’s m... »

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Eating For A Healthy Planet: Vancouver Naturopath On Vegetarian Diets

Downtown Vancouver naturopath physicians like Dr. Carol Lin believe health and happiness come from creating balance and wellness. Following a vegetarian diet could provide many benefits, both for our health and for our planet. As naturopathic doctors... »

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Injection Therapy–Vancouver Naturopath Vitamin Treatment

Downtown Vancouver naturopath doctors have a substantial range of services to offer you, including a safe, speedy way of delivering vitamins. Dr. Carol Lin, ND, offers Intravenous Vitamin Injection therapy from her Vancouver practice. Intravenous Vit... »

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Tried Immortal Mushrooms? Vancouver Naturopath Asks…

There are many wonderful foods we can eat to improve our health and wellbeing, says downtown Vancouver naturopath Dr. Carol Lin, ND. Lemons fight colds. Garlic improves circulation. And the power mushrooms Reishi and Shiitake can even extend our live... »

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Too Tired To Think? See a Vancouver Naturopath

Are you often tired? Have no energy? Feel completely exhausted by the end of the day? You may have chronic fatigue syndrome, says downtown Vancouver naturopath Dr. Carol Lin, ND. Naturopathic doctors understand that our diet and lifestyle affect our ... »

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Lose Weight with Omega-3? Maybe Not…

Much has been reported about the metabolic and cardiovascular benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. Recent animal studies have also claimed that omega-3 can help with weight loss due to appetite suppression, and changes in adipose tissues and fat oxidatio... »

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Can Astragalus Membranaceus Help Reduce Stress?

We’ve all experienced how stress can affect us — it can break our concentration, leave us frustrated and intrude on daily thoughts. Studies have shown that constant stress can even leave a long-term negative effect on the brain, influencing behaviour... »

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Healthy Weight Equals Healthy Immune System

Working towards a healthy weight does more than prepare you for a bikini body. Maintaining a healthy weight also improves your immune system. Your immune system is absolutely vital for your health. The immune system is our first line of defense again... »


Lower Cholesterol with Astragalus Herb

From a health survey taken in 2011, it is estimated that 39 per cent of Canadians have unhealthy cholesterol levels. Cholesterol is crucial to the well-being of humans since it plays a vital role in cell membranes’ fluidity, permeability and structur... »

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Vancouver Naturopath Asks, Have You Tried Immortal Mushrooms?

There are many wonderful foods we can eat to improve our health and wellbeing, says downtown Vancouver naturopath Dr. Carol Lin, ND. Lemons fight colds. Garlic improves circulation. And the power mushrooms Reishi and Shiitake can even extend our live... »

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Lose More Weight by Reducing Sugar? Maybe not…

Nowadays it is almost impossible to avoid foods containing sucrose or high fructose corn syrup. Essentially sugar, the ingredient is prominent in most junk foods, desserts and confectionary. Consumption of sucrose, fructose and glucose can lead to im... »

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Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting

The vicious cycle of unsuccessful dieting—known as yo-yo dieting—makes you regain all the weight you just lost. Weight cycling is incredibly frustrating, but you can avoid it.  Yo-yo dieting is more frustrating than harmful. You deny yourself your fa... »

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Vancouver Naturopath Helps You Become Gluten Free

Any downtown Vancouver naturopath, like Dr. Carol Lin, ND, strives to promote balance and wellness by ensuring your entire lifestyle functions harmoniously. Naturopaths know that many of us suffer from food allergies and sensitivities. They will iden... »

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High Protein Diet to Drop the Pounds

You can put more food on your plate with a high protein diet. This popular new diet could speed your metabolism and help drop the pounds. This is a diet you must follow with care. The high protein diet can be also high in saturated fat, and low in fi... »

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Are You Getting Enough Energy?

You need energy to live, and it comes from your food. But are you getting the right food and vitamins to give you enough energy for your busy day?  Do you ever feel tired, or drained? Does your exercise plan seem too hard? If so, you might not be get... »

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Lose Weight with Vinegar

Popular in salad dressings, sauces and as part of pickling processes, vinegar is a compound made up of mostly acetic acid and water. Aside from its culinary and cleaning use, vinegar has also been used throughout the years as a treatment for various ... »

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Weight Loss Bacteria

A type of bacteria has been discovered which caused drastic weight loss in animal studies. So can we stop worrying about diet and exercise, and start ordering dessert? Not yet! Eating less and exercising more is still the answer. A fascinating story ... »

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Green Coffee to Lose Weight

Some see black coffee as a necessary part of one’s morning routine while others view the brewed beverage as a social lubricant. Whatever the perception, coffee is a popular component of Western culture. It’s difficult to walk a few blocks in urban ci... »

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Vancouver Weight Loss Coach Explains Weight Loss And Liver Disease

Being overweight, especially if you are obese, greatly increases your risk of developing liver disease. Developing a sensible weight loss plan will help protect your liver. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease occurs when fat accumulates in the liver cel... »

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Lower Cholesterol with Tomatoes

Popular in salads, soups and burgers, tomatoes are also a high source for lycopene. Lycopene is traditionally used for preventing heart disease, treating infections from the human papilloma virus (HPV), asthma, cataracts, and various types of cancer.... »

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