Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is an inflammation of the skin and occurs in up to 25% of children and some adults. The term eczema is used as a blanket term for numerous skin conditions, but is primarily used to describe dry, itchy, red, flaky skin. The acute form of eczema includes fluid filled blisters that may become scaly,
Last week we talked about the importance of detoxification and the ten things you can do to detoxify your body. This week we want to share some tips on how to start cleansing your body of toxins and provide you with a list of the Do’s and Don’ts of eating while on a detox.
Ahh… Spring is here and no matter where you live, growth is all around. Plants are starting to bud, blossom and bloom. You may have noticed Canada Geese returning and birds chirping. And the days are getting longer. It’s a time of growth and regeneration. We want you to feel energized and ready to take on the tasks of spring time.
We hope you were able to make one change from our list of suggestions last week. This week we feature a few more of our favourite kitchen tools!
Alternatives to Plastics in the Kitchen
Plastics contain chemical toxins that are bad for your body and the environment, especially when they are heated.
One of the unique differences about Natural Terrain is that we are a husband and wife naturopathic team. As clinic owners, we care about you and your health. As parents, our number one concern is the health of our child (who is now 12.5!) and as a married couple that also work together, we strive daily to find “work/life” balance.
It’s the best time of the year for outdoor get-togethers. What better way to relax, have fun, connect with friends and have something to eat? But how can you get the most out of BBQs without letting your health go up in flames? This article series will break down foods commonly chosen for BBQs and offer healthier alternatives.
Basic Laundry Soap
½ cup borax- kills germs and whitens
½ cup washing soda- cuts grease and softens water
1 cup soap flakes/powder- forces dirt out
Mix ingredients together and stir well.
A big part of our practice is working with Environmental Medicine, which we define as working with one’s environment with the intention of creating the conditions for health for yourself and the planet. We address the quality of the air, food, and water, as well as other products we put in or on our bodies.