Entries by Jeph

Fuelling Your Body for Exercise

With social distancing and limited access to organized sports, outdoor activity such as walking, hiking and running proves to be a great way to maintain heath and improve cardiovascular fitness during these challenging times. Part of preparing to achieve your fitness goals, is the consideration of proper fueling in the form of the food you […]

Dr. Stark Returns to Prairie Sky

“Maternity leave” just seems to be the perfect opportunity to make great changes! My amazing and generous colleagues Drs Marika Geis, Allison Ziegler and Lynn Chiasson stepped up to fill in for me so that care in the IV room could continue while I enjoyed a few weeks adjusting to becoming a mom of two […]

The Therapeutic Order: The Hierarchy of Health in Naturopathic Medicine

The Therapeutic Order: The Hierarchy of Health in Naturopathic Medicine Despite common belief, naturopathic doctors do not merely just prescribe supplements using a one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, naturopathic medicine has a rich history and philosophy that has been curated, cultivated and passed down through our elders. Components of our history include our naturopathic principles, our oath, […]

The Next Right Thing

The next right thing by Julie Zepp Rutledge Last night I watched the movie Brittany Runs a Marathon.  Here is the trailer:  It’s well worth the watch, predictable as it is, it both hits home and inspires.  And it is actually inspired by a real life woman, a friend of the writer and director’s.  I […]

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors by Dr. Julie Zepp Rutledge ND With each phase of Re-Open Saskatchewan, we are offered the opportunity to slowly re-integrate ourselves back into the world outside of our homes and computer screens, a welcome relief for the majority of us.  Yesterday morning my eight-year old son woke up, exclaiming “yay! It’s Friday! […]

Not Just Positive Vibes: All Vibes Welcome

I recently listened to an inspiring TED Talk by a colleague of mine, Dr. Yashar Khosroshahi ND titled, “All Vibes Welcome”: How Glorifying Positive Vibes is Hurting Us. In his talk, Dr. Khosroshahi ND offers a new perspective on the ever so popular “positive vibes only” mantra. I invite you to have a listen! Can […]

COVID’s got Nothing on the ‘IceMan’

By. Dr. Marika Geis, ND As an enthusiast of the ‘ancestral health’ model, I’m always looking for cool ways to incorporate elements of our prehistoric life into this modern one. Things like avoiding grains and legumes (especially if you have IBS/IBD or SIBO), waking up with the sun and going to bed with the sun […]