Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B12 | Mindful Healing | Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor

Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B12

Making sure you get enough vitamins can be confusing at times. There’s so many different types of vitamins, and then when you get to the “B” vitamins there’s even more variety. For the last few months, we’ve been looking at the B complex of vitamins. The last one was on the benefits of vitamin B9,…

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Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B9 | Mindful Healing | Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor

Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B9

A..B..C..D… Sometimes knowing all of the different vitamins can seem like alphabet soup. And when you get to the B vitamins, there’s even more variety – B1, B2, B3 and so on. So what does it all mean? What do these various vitamins do for us, and what are the consequences if you don’t get…

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Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B7 | Mindful Healing | Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor

Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B7

Vitamin B7 goes by a few other names, such as biotin and vitamin H. This vitamin is famous for what it can do for your hair and skin, which is why so many cosmetics and beauty products contain this ingredient. As you will read in this article, though, biotin must be consumed daily to be…

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Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B6 | Mindful Healing | Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor

Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B6

In my continuing review of the B vitamins and why they’re important for your health, I’ve put together some insights about B6, next. This is the fifth in this series. If you’re wondering why it isn’t the sixth in the series – it’s because vitamin B4 doesn’t actually exist. To find out why that is,…

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Health Benefits Of Ginkgo Biloba | Mindful Healing | Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor

Health Benefits Of Ginkgo Biloba

The ginkgo biloba tree, also known as maidenhair tree, is very recognizable for its fan-shaped leaves. It has properties that I often use during my work with herbal and nutritional counselling in Mississauga. As naturopathic doctors, we rely on the world around us to supply us with the medicines to heal our bodies, and ginkgo…

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Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B5 | Mindful Healing | Mississauga Naturopathic Doctor

Vitamin Profile: Vitamin B5

Most people find they didn’t retain as much info from their high school health class as they would have liked, which is why I like to do these articles on the vitamins our bodies need to stay healthy. My name is Dr. Maria Cavallazzi, and I am a naturopathic doctor in Streetsville; I help my…

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