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  • Understanding Herbs – Reishi

    Understanding Herbs Todays herb: Reishi – Ganoderma lucidum   General Info Reishi is traditionally a part of the Chinese and Japanese materia medica. Reishi, meaning divine or spiritual mushroom, is from the Japanese tradition, where it is also...

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  • How To Enjoy A Healthy Halloween

    Are you spooked about the impeding Halloween sugar craze? According to Statistics Canada, the average Canadian consumes approximately 88 pounds of sugar per year and 147 pounds of grains (which eventually become sugar in the body)...

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  • Understanding Herbs – Horse Chestnut

    Understanding Herbs Todays herb: Horse Chestnut – Aesculus hippocastanum   Native to western Asia (Persia and North India) but widely cultivated and naturalized in most temperate regions. Introduced into Europe and cultivated there since the 16th century, it is...

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  • How To Transition Into A Fall Skincare Routine

      As summer passes, our skin goes through a lot: the sun, wind and water leave clear traces and sometimes the radiance of the skin gives way to an increasingly pale and dull complexion. This is mainly...

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  • Understanding Herbs – Black Elder Berry

    Understanding Herbs Todays herb: Black Elder Berry – Sambucus nigra     The elder tree has been known as a medicine chest in its own right with all parts of this amazing plant being used. This herb that assists...

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  • Flu Season is Coming: How Can Herbs Help?

    Autumn is, perhaps, my favorite season: colored leaves and crisp mornings that warm into sunny afternoons. Fall heralds change as long summer days leave us behind. At this time of year, I often look forward...

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  • Want to Know Your Heart’s Age?

    Functional Medical Testing at the Finlandia Health Centre   Featured Test: PULS Test by Lifelabs (Protein Unstable Lesion Signature) - Assessing cardiovascular injury and risk of future cardiac events at the Finlandia Health Centre   Welcome to Functional Medicine...

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  • Back-to-School Survival Guide For Busy Parents

    Summer is coming to an end too soon (or too early depending on your experience), and this means it's time to prepare the little ones for the new school year. Many children feel nervous about...

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