Keeping the Upper Hand in Cold & Flu Season

You know the story.... Wake up happy & healthy, but your 8 year olds nose won’t stop running... Walk into work and a colleague sneezes... A patient sitting in the waiting room is coughing.... Next thing you know you feel that tickle in the back of your throat, the sticky feeling like you’ve got a fever coming on, and an overall body fatigue telling you you’re next. It’s here - cold & flu season. The good news is, with a bit of preparation, you can often prevent winter illness from taking hold before it does! All it takes is a strong immune system! Here are a few tips: Most importantly (and obviously!) you’ve got to eat right! A healthy, balanced diet is paramount to keeping your immune syste

Fad Diets - the best way to GAIN (NOT lose) weight! Here's why:

We’ve all seen the ads… “Lose x # of pounds in 2 weeks”, “Lose y inches by eating this food alone”. High-protein, low-carb, low-fat, grapefruit-only, “Little green pill”…, the list goes on & on. Especially this time of year, when the sun comes out and shorts, tank tops and bikinis are coming out of the closets. And sure, some people may rapidly lose some weight or inches around the middle - temporarily. The trouble is, as soon as the diet is over the weight comes back – with extra! Why is that? Below are a few of the reasons why this is just another area where it doesn’t pay to cut corners/cheat. #1) Maintenance. Fad diets are meant to be short term. They focus on getting as many pounds off

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Dr Katarine Holewa, ND RAc

Naturopathic Medicine & Registered Acupuncture

Victoria  BC

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