Dr. Jilan Koch’s Blog

Your Naturopath's guide to a healthier lifestyle

I think the message is pretty clear, self care is important. But what does this really mean? In our modern culture feelings of stress and busyness are common. Keep in mind that just because something is common, doesn't mean it's healthy. When long lasting, these feelings...

Have you heard about Intermittent Fasting?  Why do people do it?  Is it for you?   I have been practicing this off and on for a while now and if I am writing a blog post about it, you know I support it!  My intention is...

I always wonder where my kids get it. My husband and I have never celebrated Valentine's day, but my kids absolutely adore it. They plan from weeks ahead what to make for friends, whether homemade chocolates or cards, gift giving is certainly part fo their...

Hello 2020, it’s lovely to meet you! I hope you all had an enjoyable and safe holiday with your friends and family. I love the new year because it’s all about setting new intentions towards your own original personal growth and development. This month is a perfect...

1. Saying Goodbye is always bitter sweet. I would like to say goodbye to Cynthia and Congratulate her on her future endeavours. You joined my team 3 years ago, like this angel ready to help, knowing exactly what I needed. Thank you so much for the time, energy...

This Christmas was a little different than the norm. There was no snow, no tobogganing or skiing, but there was fresh citrus fruit. And lots of it. I spent a week visiting my mom in Arizona! While the weather was definitely cooler than seasonal (and...

Are you in need of an allergy friendly dessert this holiday season? Well, I have one for you! It's gluten, dairy, nut and egg free. Rest assured it is not free from flavour. We recently discovered that my son is (once again) not good with dairy...

Anyone who knows me well, knows that I value my sleep. I am inherently an early riser, so getting my beauty rest is imperative to say the least. When I don’t, I have to fight my alter ego, aka the “momster” from showing up and...

There is something so magical about Christmas morning. My kids wake earlier than their already early wake up time, full of excitement and ready for the magic that the day will bring. They plead and beg to open their stockings before breakfast is made, so...

If acne is inflaming your skin, start sipping this tea daily. It contains botanicals that will clean up your liver, blood and kidneys. This simple process will balance your hormones and get your skin glowing and acne-free. Ingredients: 1c Peppermint leaves (supports the gut and tastes good) 1/4c...

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