Category Archives: Nutrition

Delicious dessert

Delicious, flourless sweet potato brownies that are 100% gluten and dairy free   Ingredients 1 cup mashed sweet potato ½ cup smooth nut butter of choice (I recommend almond or cashew butter) 2 tablespoons maple syrup ¼ cup cocoa powder Handful of carob chips (optional) Directions Preheat the oven to 350ºF and grease a small cake/loaf pan. On the stove, melt nut butter with maple syrup. In a large bowl add the mashed sweet potato, …READ MORE

Basic Protein Facts

  Protein, is one of the three major food groups, which also includes fats and carbohydrates. Proteins are made up of building blocks called amino acids. Some of these amino acids are produced by the body, while others, we need to get from our diet.  We provide our bodies with protein from animal and plant sources. Protein is essential for every cell in the body and can be found in our cartilage, tendons, ligaments, organs, …READ MORE

Pollens

POLLENS ‘Tis the season for grass cutting, blooming flowers and reaching for the box of Kleenex to deal with the seasonal allergies. The causes of these symptoms are pollens. Pollens are tiny, powdery, protein particles released by plants, into the air, to allow for the reproduction of more plants. Each plant species have their own pollen and own season when these pollens are released. Pollens can irritate our body when they enter through nasal passages …READ MORE

What is Curcumin?

What is Curcumin? This golden-coloured spice, found in East Indian cuisines, is the active ingredient of the Curcuma Longa plant, also known as turmeric.  This powerful herb is a member of the ginger family and is used widely in Ayurvedic Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Research has proven that curcumin has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Health Benefits of Curcumin decreases risks and complications of diabetes decreases chronic inflammation and pain decreases risk of heart …READ MORE

B12 injections – Your Natural Energy Booster

Looking for a boost of energy???? Even though B12 is found naturally in food, like meat products, dairy and eggs, an intramuscular injection of B12, is a quick way to boost your energy. Besides just improving your energy level, B12 injections can: Help with concentration; memory and mood Overcome fatigue Improve red blood cell formation Help deal with stress Come in and visit Wanda today at Kelowna Naturopathic Clinic for your B12 shot!!!!

ADD/ADHD

Children with learning or behavioural concerns can often be assisted with dietary and nutritional interventions. These approaches can reduce or eliminate the need for drug therapies. Good treatment starts with good assessment, which is available at KNC.

Non-X-Ray Breast Exam

For women searching for an alternative to standard mammography, Computerized Regulation Thermography(CRT) is available at KNC. Painless, no X-rays used and especially useful in early stage problems, CRT can be used for screening and as an adjunct to mammography and ultrasound imaging.

PAP Smears

Regular PAP smears have been shown to dramatically increase the potential to diagnose cervical cancer at early stages. Early detection means early treatment. KNC does perform PAP smears and like all clinics in B.C., they are sent to the B.C. Cancer Agency for examination and interpretation.

Cold & Flu Treatment

If “the bug” has gotten a hold of you, KNC has some effective antiviral and immune stimulating therapies. From a variety of oral medications to “the bigger guns” like intravenous Hydrogen Peroxide, Ozone Therapy, Photo-Oxidation, high dose Vitamin C, Myer’s cocktail infusions and Whole Body Hyperthermia, most respiratory viral infections can be seriously helped.

Healthy Salt?

KNC sells Celtic Sea Salt, which is harvested from pristine coastal regions of France. Hand raked, unprocessed, third party certified to be free from pesticides, herbicides and harmful chemical and contains over 80 different minerals, Celtic Sea Salt is wonderful tasting. Once you try it, regular salt may never be used again.

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