breast feeding

breast feeding

Breastfeeding is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics as the exclusive source of nutrition for feeding young infants for the first six months of life. 

a serious talk about talc

a serious talk about talc

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents do not use baby powder, not only because it is a known carcinogen, but also because it poses a risk of respiratory problems, including breathing trouble and serious lung damage, if the baby inhales it.

natural fertility and conception helpers

natural fertility and conception helpers

When starting a family, both parents need to prepare not only for the health of the growing baby, but also their own optimum health to ensure the best chances for an easy conception, a healthy pregnancy and an easy birth.

dental health and how it affects your overall health

dental health and how it affects your overall health

Oral health and overall health go hand in hand, so it is an important piece of the constant puzzle of what you need to stay in top condition. Great oral health is a lot more than a white, even smile. 

vitamin k: keep it in the family

vitamin k: keep it in the family

If you are aware of vitamin K, you probably know it is something we need from food to help with blood clotting (or “K”oagulation). 

protein: is it all good?

protein: is it all good?

With many people obsessed with Protein, it is helpful to understand how it is used by the body and the different types of this essential nutrient.

improving your egg quality

improving your egg quality

When women are born they come with a lifetime’s worth of eggs; around one million at the time of birth. The quality of all those eggs, however, can change over the duration of a woman’s fertile period of her life. 

hemp cannabinoid (cbd) oil benefits

hemp cannabinoid (cbd) oil benefits

CBD products provides a natural anti-inflammatory, or anti-seizure, anti-carcinogen, antioxidant, anti-anxiety, anti-depressant which offers relief for so many serious health conditions.

time to detox...naturally

time to detox...naturally

Detox means cleaning up both our internal and external toxinsMetro Integrative offers the tools to cleanse your body inside and out.

natural flu prevention

natural flu prevention

Influenza, or the flu, is a highly contagious virus which attacks the respiratory system. It spreads through the air and is hard to contain. Anyone can get the flu, but the most vulnerable are people with a depressed immune system

natural wellness hangover cures!

natural wellness hangover cures!

If the evening was a blur of fun and alcohol, food and a late bedtime, but the next morning is a blur of sensitivity to bright lights, loud sounds, head throbbing, stomach sour and energy missing, you have a hangover. 

holiday stress

holiday stress

For some people all the joy and extra activities can be stressful, especially when coping with mounting expectations that could signal extra expenses and certainly results in lots of extra work! 

help your child avoid catching colds & coughs

help your child avoid catching colds & coughs

No one likes to get sick, and catching a cold can make life miserable, especially if you are a child. It can be two weeks of upset for everyone as well as the little patient. The best way to deal with a cold is to prevent it!

sad - seasonal affective disorder

sad - seasonal affective disorder

Clinically diagnosed, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is a type of depression related to changes in the seasons, and is more intense than “winter blues”.