Our BlogsWe have two blogs, one discussing General Health and Nutrition & the other discussing Mental Health and Nutrition
General Health matters are discussed in our BodyMindLink blog series.
The BodyMindLink series by Dr Ray Pataracchia ND provides insight on Nutritional and Naturopathic approaches that matter most and have the potential to benefit both your physical and mental health. In this series we look at the treatment approaches and body-mind-links of aging, tiredness, mental performance, work performance, digestive problems, food intolerances, stress, cardiovascular health, insomnia, weight problems, and chronic disease.
Winter 2014-2015 blog themes rotated between the topics of longevity, immunity, and weight problems. Spring 2015 blog themes rotate between the topics of Detoxification, Cholesterol Imbalance, and General Physical Health Syndromes.
Optimal Mental Health matters are discussed in our MindCheck blog series.
MindCheck provides in-depth information on Orthomolecular and Naturopathic approaches to achieving mental health. This series by Dr. Ray Pataracchia ND is endorsed by the Mindful Network - A Better Future for Children’s Mental Health. Here we explore Naturopathic and Orthomolecular nutrient and lifestyle perspectives on mental health syndromes. In this series we look at the treatment approaches and nutritional links associated with mood, depression, anxiety, bipolar, behavior, ADD/ADHD, OCD, ODD, PTSD, schizophrenia, insomnia, stress intolerance, mental health lifestyle, burnout, mental health fatigue, coping, first-episode psychosis, holiday stress, mental health thyroid syndromes, pyroluria, histamine, open-dialogue therapy, right brain dominance, introspection, and mental health protein deficiency syndromes.
Advanced Niacin Therapy offers hope and aims to alleviate the devastation that patients and their families experience with this condition that we call Schizophrenia. ADVANCED NIACIN THERAPY Advanced Niacin Therapy is a new orthomolecular protocol tailored for...read more
Healthy holiday eating without gaining weight! Is it possible? … If you live in Mississauga, Toronto, Milton, Oakville, Hamilton, Burlington, or Niagara you might consider our advanced clinical nutrition approach for healthy living and longevity. Surviving The...read more
Did you know that high protein intake can help you lose weight and improve cardiovascular health? … If you live in Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Burlington, Hamilton, or Niagara you might consider our advanced clinical nutrition approach for healthy aging...read more
Did you know that vitamin B3 can be considered one of the best nutrients available for mild to severe states of stress including PTSD? … If you live in Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Burlington, Hamilton, or Niagara you might consider advanced niacin therapy...read more
Are you finding it difficult to purchase foods that are truly gluten free? … If you live in Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Burlington, Hamilton, or Niagara you might consider our gluten free approach to healthy living, all part of our advanced clinical...read more
Did you know that vitamin B3 is one of the best longevity nutrients available? … If you live in Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Burlington, Hamilton, or Niagara you might consider our advanced clinical nutrition approach for healthy aging and longevity. There...read more
Did you know that Hashimoto’s (autoimmune hypothyroid) has a genetic component and commonly affects women 30-50 years old? … If you live in Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Burlington, Hamilton, or Niagara you should consider our advanced clinical nutrition...read more
Do you take the optimal amount of calcium? … Today 1 in 6 Canadians over 15 years old report symptoms of joint inflammation or related/similar joint conditions, and two-thirds of those affected are women (Arthritis Society). If you live in the GTA, Toronto, Niagara,...read more
Are you iodine deficient?... An estimated 1.9 billion people worldwide have inadequate iodine intake. If you live in the GTA, Toronto, Niagara, Burlington, Hamilton, or Buffalo and you would like to assess iodine and associated thyroid issues, our advanced clinical...read more
Which mineral are humans most deficient in?... Arguably its magnesium. If you live in the GTA, Toronto, Niagara, Burlington, Hamilton, or Buffalo, and you would like to identify the severity of magnesium deficiency and other common or hidden nutritional deficiency...read more
Who typically navigates the care of family health matters? ... It’s usually the Mom and today we see more and more Mom’s discovering advanced clinical nutrition as one of the most useful options available. If you live in Toronto, the GTA, Niagara, Hamilton,...read more
Is there a vitamin B6-zinc deficiency issue that afftects the general population? ... Yes, this dieficiency condition (pyroluria) is associated with a vast array of symptoms. If you live in Toronto, the GTA, Niagara, Hamilton, Burlington, or Buffalo, you might...read more
Getting that toxic feeling? … Try doing a detox smoothie after a major holiday or at the beginning of every change of season. Detox Smoothies for Life Here are some fantastic detox smoothies! It is a good idea to do a variety of detox smoothies to clean all the...read more
Feeling toxic? … Here we discuss how you can detoxify the bowel and maintain optimal health. Why Detox the Bowel? The bowel (colon) is the most direct route of removal of toxins aside from the liver and kidney. The previous blogs in this detox series look at...read more
Feeling toxic? … Here we discuss how drinking good water and removing mercury can help you detoxify. Efficient kidney, bowel, and liver toxin elimination are necessary if our aim is to maintain optimal health. If these organs fail to do their job, toxins will...read more
Is a cholesterol free diet a healthy diet? … Here in part 2 of this series we discuss how low cholesterol affects cell membrane integrity, bile production, fat assimilation, toxin removal, immunity, inflammation, and mental state functioning. Cholesterol...read more
. Did you know that having low cholesterol is a health risk? … Here we provide insight on the health ramifications of low cholesterol. Cholesterol Imbalance: Low Cholesterol Health Ramifications (Part 1) Cholesterol Cholesterol can come from the diet...read more
Are you burned out? … Here we discuss nutrient, thyroid, and adrenal burnout and how to address these syndromes with orthomolecular nutrition, adrenal/thyroid therapy, and a lifestyle approach. Burnout: A Nutrient & Lifestyle Perspective Burnout: What is...read more