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Christina Carreau BA, ND

As many of you know, I am a big believer in detoxification. I think that it is important to step back from our routine a few times each year to pay respect to our internal organs and focus on cleaning out accumulated wastes and unwanted toxins that can build up […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Exercise is a real ‘miracle cure’ when it comes to overall wellness and prevention of chronic disease. Research indicates that exercise can reduce our risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, Type II diabetes, colon cancer, breast cancer, osteoarthritis, hip fractures, dementia and depression. While the health benefits of exercise are well-documented, statistics […]

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Christina Carreau, BA, ND

We live in an increasingly toxic world. One in which our bodies are being put to the test every day, in terms of toxin exposure.  Let me start by outlining some of the toxins that we are exposed to on a regular basis.  There are two categories of toxins: Endogenous […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Hormones are critical “chemical messengers”, that relay information and instructions from one group of cells to another. They influence almost every cell, organ and function in the human body. They are responsible for regulating our growth and development, metabolism, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, the way our bodies use […]

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Christina Carreau BA,ND

December is one of my favorite times of the year. The smell of wood fires, the crispness of the air, warm soup, herbal teas, scarves and hats and the hustle and bustle of the holidays. This tends to be a very busy time of year for most of us and if […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

There is currently a debate going on as to what the normal reference range for healthy thyroid function should be. This debate is between medical doctors, endocrinologists and naturopathic doctors. The outcome of this debate could have a significant impact on your health.

Let’s start with the basics.

The Thyroid […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

The key to any weight loss program is commitment and persistence. Change will happen over time. I believe that one of the most important tools that you need when it comes to losing weight and maintaining that weight loss is an understanding of diet and nutrition. That combined with a […]

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Support For Your Kidneys

On November 8, 2011 By

The kidneys are responsible for a number of important tasks. They eliminate toxins including uric acid, urea and ammonia; they regulate the acid/ alkaline balance in your body, and they maintain the balance of electrolytes including calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium. They also have the important task of controlling water distribution in the body.

In […]

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Detoxify Your Body

On November 2, 2011 By

Christina Carreau BA, ND

Have you ever wondered why there is so much buzz about detoxification? What does a detox even mean? Who is it for?

Liver detoxification has become increasingly more popular over the course of the past decade and yet there is still a lot of confusion surrounding the role of a […]

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