the Healing Blog...

Jump on the Bandwagon: Fermented Foods, Immunity, and Gut Health

Published: 4/15/2016 4:42:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Whether you like it or not you are filled with bacteria. In fact, the bacteria in your body outnumber the cells in your body by at least 10 to 1. If this creeps you out, have peace in knowing that these bacteria are critical to your overall health and wellbeing.

pH Balance: What's all the hype about?

Published: 2/10/2016 4:21:00 PM - Author: none
Are you wondering what pH is? You are not alone! More and more health professionals are talking about alkalizing the body to achieve pH balance. Find out more here!

25 Fat-Burning Bites

Published: 6/8/2015 4:09:00 PM - Author: none
Here are 25 fabulous fat-burning bites that will help you feel your best inside and out just in time for beach weather!

A Healthy & Happy Birth: Preparing for Birth & Homeopathic Doula Services

Published: 3/6/2015 12:47:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Are you looking for added support during your labour and delivery? Homeopathic Doula services can help you have a happy and healthy birth. This article also includes tips for preparing for birth and flipping babies!

Live Cell Microscopy

Published: 2/1/2015 12:47:00 PM - Author: Lynne Hinton & Marlene Marshall
Live Blood Cell Analysis provides a snapshot of your overall health, nutritional deficiencies and much more. Early signs of potential health concerns can be reflected in changes in your blood. This preventative tool will educate you on where to focus your nutritional efforts. Learn more!

Your Internal Environment (pH) and the Big C

Published: 11/20/2014 2:25:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Many people are living in Chronic Low Grade Acidosis (pH below 7.2). This affects your cells ability to function properly and can lead to serious health concerns such as degenerative disease and CANCER. Learn more...

Too Sweet Summer: Decrease Your Sugar Intake Today!

Published: 7/4/2014 11:42:00 AM - Author: Andrea + Laura
Have you ever stopped and wondered what the implications of consuming large quantities of sugar are on your health? This article covers the implications of consuming too much sugar as well as sugar substitutes and how to stop the cravings!

BEAT ARTHRITIS: A Natural Approach to Your Aches + Pains

Published: 3/16/2014 4:14:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Arthritis is the most common chronic disease, affecting 15% of the population according to the National Institute of Health. In this blog you will learn that there is hope for athritis sufferes. There are many natural options that you can explore to help you heal!

Green Smoothie Challenge Seminar: Total Woman Show 2014

Published: 2/7/2014 11:14:00 AM - Author: none
Want to increase your energy, improve digestion, manage blood sugars, and lose some weight – who wouldn’t? Learn about green smoothies and how their benefits go beyond detoxification. Join Andrea Hauser, Homeopathic Practitioner from Sage Naturopathic Clinic to learn more about the benefits of healthy detoxification, and how to start your Green Smoothie Challenge today.

2014 Detox Challenge: My Healthy Cleanse

Published: 1/7/2014 12:50:00 PM - Author: none
The New Year is the perfect time to give yourself the gift of a full body Cleanse. Cleanses do not need to be overly complicated, expensive, or lengthy. A simple 2 to 3 week nutrition based cleanse will help your body begin to detoxify, improve your energy, and get your healthy eating practices on track.

PARASITES: The Monsters Inside of You!

Published: 9/6/2013 12:48:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Parasite infections are very common! In fact 8 out of 10 North Americans (and 85% of people around the world) have parasites. Most likely someone in your family has an undetected parasite so it is time to get educated, get over the stigma associated with parasites, and start treating naturally.

Join The Alkaline Movement!

Published: 6/6/2013 10:28:00 AM - Author: Andrea Hauser
pH balance is the KEY to health! Unfortunately many people are living in Chronic Low Grade Acidosis. This can lead to health problems such as osteoporosis and kidney stones, the overgrowth of bacteria, fungus and yeast, as well as, degenerative diseases and cancer.

The Depression + Anxiety Epidemic

Published: 4/30/2013 11:31:00 AM - Author: none
According to Health Canada and Statistics Canada, approximately 8% of adult Canadians will experience a major depression/anxiety at some point in their lives, and around 5% will in a given year. Don't miss the upcoming seminar at the University of Waterloo on Anxiety and Depression on June 8th.

WATER: Think Before You Drink

Published: 3/22/2013 11:52:00 AM - Author: Laura Kelly
Drinking water is so important because your body contain 80% water so that your cells function properly. Many people are doing their best to increase water intake but, as a result we are buying more and more bottled water. If you haven't asked yourself where is your water coming from and what is in it, you should.

Stress, Adrenals, and the Gut Connection

Published: 2/25/2013 4:45:00 PM - Author: none
Stress is a major factor in many of our lives. It affects our adrenal glands, our gut, and much more. Learn about some natural tips on how to support your adrenals, and get your stress under control!

Green Smoothie Recipe's & The Green Smoothie 21 Day Challenge

Published: 1/2/2013 4:03:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Tips & Tricks for making delicious Green Smoothies as well as the Green Smoothie Challenge. Are you up to the Challenge this 2013?

10 Tips to Optimize Your Health in 2013

Published: 1/2/2013 10:20:00 AM - Author: none
This year don’t let your New Year’s resolution be “something that goes in one year and out the other”. Rather, remember each small change can add up to big results and this leads to a healthier YOU in 2013. Here are 10 Tips to Optimize Your Health. Get started today!!!

Pregnancy Series: The First Trimester Tips and Tricks

Published: 11/16/2012 2:57:00 PM - Author: none
Tips and Tricks to help alleviate morning sickness, deal with constipation and prevent stretch marks.

Pregnancy Series: An Introduction to the Role of Homeopathy in Pregnancy and Delivery

Published: 10/23/2012 2:57:00 PM - Author: none
Mothers are often very relieved to find that there are gentle and natural alternatives to conventional drugs to help you deal with such discomforts and pregnancy is a perfect time to seek homeopathic treatment.

The Stress Connection

Published: 9/13/2012 4:49:00 PM - Author: none
Stress effects everyone on a daily basis. Be mindful of your stress level and take these simple steps to help keep your stress in check.

Mosquito Mania: Choose Natural Solutions Over Nasty Chemicals

Published: 7/4/2012 4:31:00 PM - Author: none
About 3,000 species of mosquitoes have been described on a world-wide basis. Approximately 150 are known to occur in North America. Here are some fun facts about the little bloodsuckers and some natural ways to prevent and treat bug bites.

SUN SAFETY: What you should know before you head outdoors

Published: 6/4/2012 4:23:00 PM - Author: none
Nothing is better than a gorgeous sunny day. But as a skin cancer survivor, take it from me – being aware of sun safety is critical. Here are some key facts and tips you and your family should be aware of before you head outdoors this season for fun in the sun.

Healthful Coconut Oil Recipes

Published: 4/18/2012 5:06:00 PM - Author: none
Cooking with coconut oil is easy and healthy. Use this healthful oil as a substitute for other oils in almost any recipe! Here are some favorites.

Coconut Oil: The Healthiest Oil on Earth

Published: 4/2/2012 11:42:00 AM - Author: none
Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is should be a staple in your kitchen! Due to its heat resistant nature, coconut oil can be used for all hot food preparations. You can use coconut oil for frying, baking and cooking without fear that it will change into unhealthy trans-fats.

Healthful Tips: Be Beach Ready for Your Spring Vacation

Published: 2/4/2012 12:48:00 PM - Author: none
The New Year is well underway. Many people who set health related New Years Resolutions are often waivering in their commitment by now. Well don't be discouraged. Although the recipe is simple -- Eat higher quality unprocessed foods and avoid junky, processed foods -- changing eating habits to improve your health can be hard. Here are some healthful tips that can get you back on track. They can even help you shed those unwanted pounds before your spring vacation.

Gut Health: The Key to our Health and Overall Immunity

Published: 1/13/2012 12:22:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
The gut is home to about 1,000 trillion bacteria with which we live in harmony. These bacteria perform a number of functions vital to health. Our gut flora is so important that any disruption can result in life-threatening conditions.

Winterize Your Immune System: Fight Flu Naturally!

Published: 11/23/2011 4:05:00 PM - Author: none
We all prepare for winter in one way or another but have we prepared our immune system in order to prevent cold and flu? Few of us take the time to consider winterizing our immune systems for the coming months ahead in order to prevent colds and flus, yet we should in order to achieve optimal health over the winter season.

Caffeine- A Friend or A Foe

Published: 10/14/2011 2:29:00 PM - Author: none
Caffeine is considered the most commonly used mind-altering drug in the world and we have to ask ourselves ‘why has a substance which places an enormous metabolic burden on your body and offers no nutritional value at all -- no vitamins, no minerals, no enzymes -- become so widely used throughout the world?’ Let’s examine!

Back to School Conerns: How to Deal with Anxiety and What to Feed Your Children for Breakfast

Published: 9/5/2011 4:01:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Back to school anxiety is very common for children both young and old and many parents are unsure how to address this issue. Another concern for many health conscious parents is what should we be feeding our children to ensure their mental/emotional and physicals health. In this article we will address both these areas so that back to school is a smooth and healthy transition.

Green Smoothie Detox Guide to Health

Published: 7/27/2011 4:13:00 PM - Author: none
There are lots of detoxification regimens out there now as people in our society realize how pollution from all sources builds up in our bodies causing illness, sleeplessness, weight gain, poor energy, irritability, and much worse. The Green Smoothies detox is one of the best things you can do to boost your energy, loose weight, and even help improve chronic disease!

10 Good Reasons To Use Homeopathy

Published: 4/11/2011 - Author: none
April 10th marks the 156th year since Samuel Hahnmann (the father of Homeopathy) was born. To celebrate his birthday here are some reason why Homeopathy is wonderful!

How to Make Your Own Multi-Purpose Cleaner

Published: 3/11/2011 3:06:00 PM - Author: none
This spring make your own all natural cleaners to give you house a fresh and clean scent without using harsh chemicals!

Say Good-Bye to Cold Sores!

Published: 12/21/2010 - Author: none
Cold sores affect 1 in 5 Canadians every year. Try these natural tips at home to help speed the healing process and minimize your symptoms. And remember Homeopathy too can help you heal!

Beat the Fall Cold & Flu Season With Homeopathy!

Published: 9/7/2010 1:29:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Although fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year in Canada, it also marks the beginning of the dreaded flu season. During times of transition (i.e. back to school, change in temperature, fewer hours of daylight) our minds and bodies more easily become taxed and imbalanced and consequently less immune to the various cold & flu viruses.

The Fluoride Debate: Is Water Fluoridation Ethical?

Published: 8/6/2010 4:13:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
At the municipal election on October 25th, 2010 Waterloo voters will be asked to vote on water fluoridation. This is an important health issue for you and your family. Educate yourself and if you feel fluoridation is not worth the risk, vote NO to fluoridation.

Boost Your Metabolism Naturally

Published: 7/6/2010 - Author: Andrea Hauser
Here is to Eating & Sleeping While Burning Fat!

Dreams of vacation time with the family in the sunshine are here at last, but for many summertime also brings nightmares regarding body image. The long anticipated heat often goes hand in hand with anxieties about bathing suit season. Resultantly, summer is a time when many start looking into fad diets....

ADD/ADHD: Are Human Behaviors Being Medicalized?

Published: 6/14/2010 1:31:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Nowadays everybody has heard of ADD and ADHD and most people know someone who is being medicated for this condition!$ But the current diagnostic criteria for ADD/ADHD is based on a subjective list of behaviors!....

Be Allergy Free with Homeopathy

Published: 5/17/2010 1:30:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
T'is the season of sneezing, runny noses, itchy watery eyes, throat irritation and a general low feeling despite the end of winter. It's hay fever and environmental allergy season. Read on to lean how to treat your allergies naturally once and for all!!!

The Mythical Placebo Effect: The Science Behind the Efficacy of Homeopathy

Published: 4/13/2010 4:12:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Anything that goes against mainstream is bound to face opposition and homeopathy is no different....

Public Lecture: Homeopathic Medicine - an Introduction

Published: 2/4/2010 2:58:00 PM - Author: Andrea Hauser
Come out and join Andrea Hauser as she talks about the benefits of homeopathic medicine, an open lecture in Waterloo...

Why visit a homeopath

Published: 2/3/2010 10:00:00 AM - Author: Andrea Hauser
The demand for alternative and complementary health services is growing exponentially and is now recognized by consumers and all levels of the government as a viable and essential component of the health care of Canadians.