Phytic acid is a component found in grains, nuts, seeds, legumes, and some tubers that can block the absorption of certain vitamins and minerals in our body, such as calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin D, and copper. This acid can also inhibit enzymes – proteins that we need to digest our food – thus creating improper absorption of nutrients.…
Welcome to Garibaldi Health Clinic
An Integrative Health Care Facility in Squamish, B.C.
Under the direction of Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Ashely Gordon, we specialize in preventative medicine and non-invasive alternative therapies for the entire family. We are located in beautiful Squamish, B.C., but enjoy seeing patients from Whistler, Pemberton, and the surrounding Sea to Sky area. Our focus is on treating the whole person, from the physical and mental to the emotional and spiritual realms.
We offer safe and effective health care including Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Massage, Midwifery, and Physical Therapy.
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Sweet Dreams! Last Summer I posted a Blog on the Importance of Sleep, and some tips to help encourage a restful and rejuvenating sleep. Since so many patients come to see me with insomnia as their top 3 concerns, I wanted to share some valuable information from Fix’s lifestyle blog. Author Katy Widrick talks about the relationship between sleep and…
The Winter is a tough season for many to get through. Shorter days, cooler weather, and lack of sunlight can drop our mood, lower our energy, and send us into hibernation mode. Often we get up to go to work and it is dark out, and we return at the end of the day with no light. If we work…