Posts Tagged: Meghan Walker

Organic or not to organic, this is the question

July 22, 2013

Organic or not to organic, this is the question By Dr. Meghan Walker A study in the latter half of 2012 examined the benefits of consuming organic produce. Using nutritional density as their marker of choice, the authors concluded that there was no discernible benefit to consuming and thereby investing in organic produce. While I […]

Buzz Off Chemical Bug Repellant

June 17, 2013

  A recent weekend outside of the city has left me victimized by the wrath of Ontario’s infamous mosquitoes. As I sit here trying to work, I am unable to think of anything other than a recurring fantasy which involves sandpaper and repeated contact with my ankles and the back of my neck. DEET is […]

How Full Is Your Cup?

June 03, 2013

By Dr. Meghan Walker ND How full is your cup? I prefer mine to be at least half empty. If I suspect that it is filling too quickly or that I don’t have enough wiggle room for almond milk at the top, I immediately hunker down to fix the problem. The last thing I want […]

Kids Have Hypertension & High Cholesterol. Can We Talk About That?

May 27, 2013

By Dr. Meghan Walker ND Kids have hypertension and high cholesterol. Can we talk about that? While scavenging the refrigerator on Family-Day for a healthy lunch for our 18 month-old daughter, my husband and I began to lament the good old days of our culinary upbringing. We longed for the ease of our parent’s food-prep […]

Common is not the same as Normal

May 13, 2013

 By Dr. Meghan Walker ND What do menstrual cramps, hot flashes, one bowel movement every three days and heartburn have in common? They are all symptoms we would classify as common, but none of them are normal. We have grown up in a culture where we pop an anti-inflammatory to manage pain and an antacid […]


October 29, 2012

By Dr. Meghan Walker ND Stress. Whether we are willing to admit it or not, we all have it. There is good stress, bad stress, self-imposed stress, angry stress and short-of-breath kind of stress. No matter which way you cut it, stress impacts all of us, albeit differently. I have found it fascinating in my […]