Seminars

The naturopathic doctors and other practitioners in our clinic provide seminars, mostly free-of-charge, for patients and the public as a way of teaching the basics of conscious living and achieving optimal wellness.  

As seating is limited, please register for our seminars or workshops by calling 905-940-2727  or email us at info@naturopathicfoundations.ca

Upcoming Events

January Seminars   

Tuesday January 28 at 6:30 pm by Dr. Leena Athparia, ND

Medicinal Spices - Warm up this Winter

Spices have long been treasured – not only for their taste but also for their medicinal properties. This seminar will introduce you to some of the common and more exotic spices. You will learn how to incorporate spices into your daily diet for therapeutic benefit along with Ayurvedic uses. This seminar with cover:

 leaf.jpgCurrent research & medicinal uses of spices

 leaf.jpgChoosing spices to complement your Ayurvedic Constitution (Vata, Pitta, Kapha)

 leaf.jpgCooking methods for optimal therapeutic benefit

 

 February Seminars  

Tuesday February 11th at 6:30 pm by Dr. Iva Lloyd, ND

Memory Loss
  
Memory loss and cognitive decline are concerns that most people have as they age. For some, signs of memory loss are a reflection of multi-tasking and life being too busy. But for others, memory loss is real and is best caught early. There are many factors that contribute to memory loss including diet, head injuries, exercise, occupation, environmental toxins, some prescription medications and others. There are also a number of conditions associated with memory loss including diabetes, anemia, high and low cholesterol, etc. This seminar will discuss how memory loss is assessed, prevented and treated. 

Topics to be discussed:

leaf.jpg Overview of the factors that contribute to memory loss and their impact
leaf.jpg The correlation between high blood sugar, anemia and other health conditions and memory loss
leaf.jpg Ways to accurately assess for memory loss
leaf.jpg Strategies to prevent memory loss and to delay the progression of memory loss
leaf.jpg The naturopathic approach to treating memory loss, dementia and cognitive decline

 

Tuesday February 18th at 6:30pm by Dr. Ann-Marie Regina, ND

What is the right diet for you?

There are a lot of different diets out there and a lot of overwhelming information regarding what is good and what isn't. This is your opportunity to ask any questions you have about a diet you've read about or something you've been considering trying. This seminar teaches:

leaf.jpg Question and answer session on any diet 

leaf.jpg  The basics on general dietary guidelines

leaf.jpg  Factors that can impact diet recommendations

 


Tuesday February 25th at 6:30pm by Dr. Leena Athparia, ND

Oral Health

Brushing, flossing & eating healthy are important steps to preventing cavities, gum disease and other conditions that affect the mouth, teeth and gums. Yet, in today’s world, maintaining optimum oral health is becoming more challenging despite daily oral hygiene. A healthy oral cavity sets the environment for a healthy digestive tract, which in turn is linked to all the systems in the body. This seminar with cover:

leaf.jpgCommon concerns such as cavities, receding gums, bad breath

leaf.jpgAn overview of naturopathic daily oral hygiene

leaf.jpgOil pulling, natural mouthwash and Ayurvedic self-care techniques

 

March Seminars  

Tuesday March 17th at 6:30 pm by Dr. Iva Lloyd, ND

It is not about Work Life Balance, but about Prioritization and Coherence
 
Learning how to prioritize your goals and ensure that they are right for you is the key set to success. Goal setting helps people guide their life and ensures that they achieve what they desire.  Spending time prioritizing your goals helps cut through the chaos and clutter of life. Learning how to set effective goals and how to work with them can be an essential aspect of achieving and maintaining health.

Topics covered: 
leaf.jpg The importance of prioritizing your goals and knowing if they are right for you
leaf.jpg How to set effective goals and priorities
leaf.jpg The impact of goals on the mind and how the mind prioritizes
leaf.jpg Understanding how goals can help you achieve the most out of life and how they improve health.

 

Tuesday March 24th at 6:30 by Dr. Ann-Marie Regina, ND 

How to become more alkaline 

With spring approaching, the body is more prone to undergo detoxification. So how can we help it along? Becoming more alkaline in terms of what we put in our bodies and what we put on our bodies plays a major role in detoxification. There are many simple ways to achieve an alkaline status and can help you live an overall healthier life. This seminar will teach:

leaf.jpg Factors that impact alkalinity 

leaf.jpg How to become more alkaline

leaf.jpg How to test for alkalinity 

 

Past Seminar List