Archive for the ‘Naturopathy’ Category

Natural Ways to Improve Your Fertility

Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Natural Ways to Improve Your Fertility By Dr. Lesley D’Souza, ND     Making a baby seems quite simple.  Sperm meets egg, cells divide creating a mini human, wait nine months and voila…baby is born!  For many couples, this is a natural process that takes place without any roadblocks.  However, sometimes it doesn’t work out […]

6 Ways to Boost Metabolism and Weight Loss

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

6 Ways to Boost Metabolism and Weight Loss By: Dr. Lesley D’Souza, ND   After all the holiday treats and over eating I’m sure we all feel like we could lose a little weight! Here are some ways to help boost your metabolism and kick start your weight loss journey. Increase protein intake:  Metabolism is […]

Foods that Detox the Body

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Foods that Detox the Body By Dr. Lesley D’Souza, ND   So last month we talked about the benefits of detox and how simple it can be to start.  Cleaning up the diet is essential to any detox program as well as incorporating certain foods to aid in the detoxification process.  Here are some of […]

How to Control Food Cravings

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

How to Control Food Cravings By: Lesley D’Souza, ND What Causes Cravings? When our blood sugar levels are imbalanced, we get cravings. Different foods will alter our blood sugar levels at different rates. Certain foods can cause our blood sugar levels to spike and subsequently fall, leaving us feeling tired, hungry, and craving carbohydrates and […]

Shoe Pain Getting you Down?

Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Shoe Pain Getting you Down? By Gavin Badyal, Chiropodist  Do your feet hurt after you wear a particular pair of shoes? Shoes that do not provide adequate support and stability for the foot are classified as improper footwear.  The resulting pain and discomfort from improper footwear can lead to foot conditions that could otherwise be […]

Demystifying Spring Detox

Posted on: March 5th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Demystifying Spring Detox By Lesley D’Souza, ND   Some of the most frequent questions I get at around this time of year are about detox: “What is a detox?”, “Do I need to detox?”, “How will it make me feel?” etc.  Well I’m here to answer these burning questions! Detox…DETOX!  The word seems pretty scary, […]

Lesley D’Souza, Naturopathic Doctor

Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are primary care providers and use a comprehensive approach to assist patients in disease prevention and improving overall health. NDs are unique in their treatment methods and look at the root cause of illness, rather than just suppressing the symptoms. Naturopathic treatment draws from a number of modalities and is tailored to […]

Colds and Flu… Prevention is your Best Defense!

Posted on: February 4th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  7 Ways to Naturally Prevent Colds and Flu  With the change in weather and numerous snow storms comes a time that we have grown to dread…cold and flu season! Here are some tips to help support your immune system. Improve Stress Levels: Stress (of any kind) causes an elevation in cortisol levels. If exposure […]

February is Friends and Family Month

Posted on: February 1st, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments