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Natasha Turner, ND

Naturopathic Doctor and Bestselling Author of The Hormone Diet, The Supercharged Hormone Diet and The Carb Sensitivity Program

Dr. Natasha Turner is North America’s leading naturopathic doctor and founder of the Clear Medicine Wellness Boutique in Toronto, Canada. Bright, energetic and practicing what she preaches, her goal is to inspire others to make positive lifestyle choices in order to enjoy healthier lives. Her passion for promoting wellness, fitness and integrated medicine makes her a sought-after speaker for corporations, the public and the education of other medical professionals.

Dr. Turner’s first book, The Hormone Diet, became a number one bestseller within one week of its release in the spring of 2009. The book is based on her successful clinical approach for creating hormonal balance to gain strength, lose fat and live younger longer. Her second book, The Supercharged Hormone Diet, an accelerated 30 day plan to restore your metabolism and look younger longer, became a number one national bestseller on its first day of release in March 2011. Her third and most anticipated book, The Carb Sensitivity Program: Discover Which Carbs Will Curb Your Cravings, Control Your Appetite and Banish Belly Fat, became a bestselling the first day of its release across Canada on March 27th, 2012. Her work has been endorsed by Suzanne Somers, Dr. William Davis and Dr. Christiane Northrup.

She regularly contributes to various magazines and television programs as a natural health expert. Shows like Marilyn Denis, Canada AM, CP24, CTV News, Breakfast Television, Rogers TV, Shaw TV, CTS, CBC Radio, Mix 99 and more have used her expertise to educate audiences. Print publications include Self Magazine, Elle Magazine, Glow Magazine, Canadian Business Magazine, Health Magazine, The Toronto Star, The Vancouver Sun, Today’s Parent, Lush Magazine, Alive Magazine, Calgary Herald, Post City Magazine, The National Post, Metro Magazine, Tonic Magazine, Vista, Fit Life, Cocoa, VIVA, Get Outside, Thatsfit.ca and several websites, including a weekly column for Chatelaine.com and blisstree.com. Visit www.thehormonediet.com or her clinic website at www.clearmedicine.com.
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Five Natural Ways to Stop Your Migraines

A debilitating headache or migraine will not only put a damper on your day, it will stop you in your tracks and have you running for a dark room and cool head cloth. If you find yourself regularly reaching for pain relievers, you may want to implement these natural methods for taking the edge off.
04/04/2013 08:05 EDT
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Seven Breakfast Foods To Beat Belly Fat

If you chow down a bowl of cereal or go for a breakfast bagel before you head out the door in the morning you may not be surprised to find that these items have you napping at your desk a few hours later. For better concentration levels, I recommend picking a few of these ingredients each day.
03/01/2013 08:10 EST
Four Reasons Not to Go

Four Reasons Not to Go Fat-Free

One of the biggest myths is that if a food is fat-free it doesn't make you fat. Or, even better, that it makes you slim. While it definitely makes for enticing packaging and alluring marketing, we now know they aren't a golden ticket to weight loss. In fact, they can keep you from reaching those New Year's resolutions.
01/16/2013 01:16 EST
Four Tips For a New Year's

Four Tips For a New Year's Detox

Whether it's from everyday toxins, or compounded from too many holiday parties, many people head into January feeling frumpy and fatigued. While you may have the perfect detox diet and supplements already lined up, by integrating these four steps you will ensure that your New Year's resolutions are well within reach.
01/10/2013 08:11 EST
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Ways to Improve Your Health for the New Year

Contrary to popular belief, improving your health is possible with just a few basic habits that take only minutes a day. Follow my advice and try these simple, fast and effective tips below -- and I promise you will boost your total wellness and see a new healthy glow as soon as tomorrow's sunrise.
12/20/2012 12:55 EST
Four Ways to Combat

Four Ways to Combat Cellulite

If you have dimpled areas on your hips, thighs, buttocks or even your arms, you aren't alone. Today, women spend millions every year on anti-cellulite treatments ranging from fancy creams, to promising pills to surgery and laser treatments. While it is difficult to eliminate completely, you can certainly reduce the appearance of it with these four suggestions.
12/20/2012 08:13 EST
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The Best Fixes for Burnout

Constantly overproducing cortisol and adrenaline day after day can eventually lead to that feeling of being "burned out," also known as adrenal fatigue. Although it will take time and patience, your recuperation strategy can be as simple as these steps.
11/28/2012 12:35 EST
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Tired of Looking Tired? How to Handle Puffy Eyes

If you find that you are spending more and more money for the perfect under-eye concealer, or treatments to combat puffiness in your face, you should look at the root causes. In my practice I have found that the culprit behind those dark circles and puffy eyes can range from thyroid problems to food allergies. Here are some solutions to the five most common causes.
11/08/2012 12:14 EST
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Natural Ways to Treat and Prevent Adult Acne

The one advantage of getting farther away from your younger years is not having to shop in the acne section of the local drugmart. However, for many of us, dotting our skin with cream-coloured promises of better skin and less breakouts is still a common habit. In order to finally break free from blemishes it's important to know what causes it and what you can do about it.
10/30/2012 10:39 EDT
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Six Reasons To Have More Sex

The endorphins released during sexual intercourse and orgasms are natural mood-boosters and stress relievers. Regular sex can also boost your self-esteem and increase intimacy between partners. For those in a monogamous relationship, studies have found that semen does contain several mood-altering hormones that can reduce depression.
10/12/2012 12:17 EDT
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Can't Beat Fatigue? You May Be Low in B12

Fatigue is one of the most common concerns that initially prompts a new patient to book an appointment at my clinic. While the cause can range from insomnia or excessive stress to food allergies or a hormonal imbalance, more often than not I find that low levels of vitamin B12 (and often iron, which can go hand in hand) are at least partially to blame. The good news is that it's also one of the easiest things to restore and replace.
09/07/2012 07:49 EDT
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Making Yourself More Fertile -- the Natural Way

It's no secret that women today are waiting longer to have children. This naturally decreases the opportunity for spontaneous pregnancy, especially for women in their mid- to late-thirties, leaving many couples seeking treatment for infertility. Fortunately, there are viable, safe, and effective natural options to support and boost your fertility.
07/20/2012 07:44 EDT
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Natural Ingredients for Great Skin

Chances are that soft, supple skin that feels good and looks healthy (not to mention youthful) is on your most wanted list for summer. However, to really turn dry, unhealthy skin around you have to start from the inside out. Luckily you don't have to buy expensive creams and potions to turn it around, a few simple additions to your supplement and dietary plan will do the trick.
06/28/2012 12:01 EDT
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Seven Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Vitamins

Perhaps you have purchased a daily vitamin to obtain the nutrients you need for optimal health, or maybe you have a cupboard full of supplements to improve a condition or to increase energy. But how do you know if you're getting the most bang for your buck from your supplements?
05/17/2012 04:10 EDT
The Skinny on Prebiotics vs.

The Skinny on Prebiotics vs. Probiotics

We don't usually think of bacteria as a good thing, but when it comes to your stomach, they're essential. In the right places and amounts, strains of beneficial bacteria called probiotics, and the prebiotics that feed them, are valuable to our health -- not to mention our waistlines.
04/09/2012 12:38 EDT
Four Ways Magnesium Can Reduce Health

Four Ways Magnesium Can Reduce Health Problems

In my clinical experience I have found that chocolate cravings and PMS symptoms both improve with daily magnesium supplements. But that's not all this mineral can help you with. Here are some of the other ways magnesium is important in for bodies.
03/21/2012 11:25 EDT
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Losing Your Locks? Treatment for Female Hair Loss

Whether you are young or old, finding clumps of hair in your brush and the slow thinning of your luscious locks can be traumatic -- especially if you are female. Let's look at a few of the possible causes and some options for proper treatment.
02/22/2012 10:24 EST
4 Steps to Slim Your Waistline and Beat Belly

4 Steps to Slim Your Waistline and Beat Belly Fat

Whether you are aiming for that all elusive six pack or just want to flatten your stomach, the path to getting there requires that you balance your hormones. Here's a quick list that will not only de-bloat your belly but can also drop inches off your waistline (and let's face it, spring is around the corner!).
02/09/2012 11:20 EST