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Making Sense of Research on Complementary Cancer Therapies.

By The Centre for Health Innovation / May 9, 2023 /

By Nancy Hepp, CancerChoices Lead Researcher and Program Manager, with review by Laura Pole, RN, MSN, OCNS, and Andy Jackson, ND. Perhaps you’ve seen headlines such as these: Is it any wonder that many people are confused? Or that some people have even stopped listening to scientists because they make such contradictory statements? Medical research…

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Grow Your Own!

By The Centre for Health Innovation / April 1, 2023 /

By Susan Kingston, Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Hello everyone! With spring around the corner, we are all anxiously awaiting the warm and sunny weather 🙂 Today I would like to talk about some key benefits of growing our own food, or, if that is not possible, finding your local organic farmer and buying from them. Choosing our…

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Finding Reliable Sources of Information on Cancer Care.

By The Centre for Health Innovation / February 17, 2023 /

By Nancy Hepp, with contributions from Andy Jackson, ND, Laura Pole, RN, MSN, OCNS, and Miki Scheidel. Knowing what to trust when it comes to cancer care isn’t easy. Some sites may not be totally accurate when it comes to information about therapies, but they can be very convincing, especially if they’re trying to sell…

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7 Healing Practices: Being active in your cancer treatment and outcomes.

By The Centre for Health Innovation / December 17, 2022 /

By Nancy Hepp, MS, CancerChoices Program Manager and Lead Researcher, with contributions from Miki Scheidel, CancerChoices Co-Founder and Creative Director. We expect that you’ve already heard that you should eat better, exercise more, get enough sleep, manage your weight, stop smoking, and other similar advice from your doctor and others. Did you know that being…

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Happiest of Holidays & Delicious Treats!

By The Centre for Health Innovation / December 17, 2022 /

By Susan Kingston, Registered Holistic Nutritionist. I would like to reach out today to say I hope you have the happiest of holidays, and enjoy lots of time sharing treats, hugs and smiles with family and friends after all of the separation everyone has endured! Let’s cherish it! Here are a couple of wonderful treats to…

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Summer Fun while Keeping it Clean.

By The Centre for Health Innovation / August 18, 2022 /

By Susan Kingston, Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Hello Everyone! I hope you are enjoying your summer! I know I am! I love to share the simple fact that eating healthy can be delicious and fun, so today I would like to share a couple of fantastic treats to make and enjoy with the kids and with company…

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The Short and Skinny on Fats!

By The Centre for Health Innovation / June 28, 2022 /

By Susan Kingston, Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Most times people have preconceptions about eating healthy, especially about fats. Recent research has proven that the ‘fat makes you fat’ theory is simply not true. What is true is that bad fats cause weight gain, as well as having many other detrimental effects on health such as inflammation…

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Self-Renewal through Sickness.

By The Centre for Health Innovation / April 24, 2022 / Comments Off on Self-Renewal through Sickness.

Finding the Gift in Illness and the Power in Healthy Nutrition. Disease is an interesting word. When you break it down it really means unease or unpleasantness…instead of being in a state of ease, the body is in a state of dis-ease. Dis-ease can show up in many forms; intestinal disorders, neurological disorders, auto-immune issues,…

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Cancer patients need choices now more than ever before.

By The Centre for Health Innovation / December 9, 2021 /

By Dr. Melanie Adrian, Executive Director, Be the Choice. Cancer is confusing. When I was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer in 2011, I was overwhelmed by the diagnosis, the available treatment decisions, and the speed with which I had to act. I felt like I’d been forced to take a cruise on a ship I…

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Integrative Naturopathic Medicine in Ovarian Cancer.

By The Centre for Health Innovation / December 9, 2021 /

By Dr. Caitlyn Keates, ND. On Saturday November 6th 2021, I had the pleasure of presenting as a Naturopathic Doctor at the Ovarian Cancer Canada Fall Symposium. This year’s turnout included over 400 women and family members from across the country who have been influenced by Ovarian Cancer in some way. The presentation detailed integrative…

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