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Each week on Supplementing Health, we delve deep into the health and wellness space, with industry experts, touching on and applying evidence-based natural health strategies for your optimal health. These conversations are designed to empower people to live their best lives, naturally.

Episode 29: The Ins and Outs of Fertility – Part 1

October 16, 2020

In this two-part series, Dr. Sarah Zadek, ND discusses fertility. Learn about practical steps couples can take to increase their chances of conceiving. 

Episode 28: Physiology of Purpose

October 9, 2020

This week on Supplementing Health, Dr. Meghan Walker will discuss why finding and living your purpose is so critical to health, how to go about finding your purpose and other foundational habits that support optimized living. 

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Episode 27: The Autoimmune Impact of Endometriosis

October 2, 2020

This week on Supplementing Health, Dr. Michelle Dowker, MSc, ND presents a discussion on the link between endometriosis and autoimmune diseases. Learn more about treatment options and coping strategies. 

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Episode 26: Importance of Natural Beauty

September 25, 2020

Bestselling author Joy McCarthy joins us on Supplementing Health to discuss the importance of natural beauty. She will share tips on the benefits of natural skincare and which products you need to keep in your makeup bag. 

Episode 25: Feeding Your Mental Health

September 18, 2020

Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant, Madison Wilcox joins us to discuss the connection between nutrition and your mental health.

Episode 24: The Shift Work Conundrum

September 11, 2020

In this episode, we discuss tips and tricks for maintaining your health as a shift worker with Lindsey Thomson, RN.

Episode 23: Burning the Candle at Both Ends

September 4, 2020

Jordan Bruce, RHN joins us to discuss burnout and the connection to digestion and gut health. Food is powerful and making small changes has big impacts on the body. In this episode of supplementing health, we look at a proactive and holistic approach to addressing one of the most common health complaints in today’s society.Get in touch with Jordan:

Episode 22: Body Composition and Weight Loss

August 28, 2020

This week we discuss sports medicine, nutrition, and how it relates to body composition and weight loss with Dr. Aaron Zadek, ND, CISSN.

Episode 21: Couch Potato to Marathon Man

August 21, 2020

Chris Bunker shares his journey from couch potato to Marathon Man on this week’s episode of Supplementing Health.

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Episode 20: Fighting Through Fatigue

August 14, 2020

This week on Supplementing Health, health ambassador Pam Purnell joins us to discuss chronic fatigue. We will cover Pam’s personal journey along with natural remedies to help you fight fatigue.

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Episode 19: Candida and Parasite Cleansing

August 7, 2020
Jass Stupak discusses a topic she is deeply passionate about; healing from Candida overgrowth and parasitic infections. Learn about the various ways these organisms thrive and how you can create a hostile environment for them to help optimize your health.

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Episode 18: Pharmaceuticals and Resulting Nutrient Deficiencies

July 31, 2020

Dr. Greg Sikorski, ND joins us on Supplementing Health to discuss the roll of medication in our health and ways we can support our body when using common pharmaceuticals to optimize clinical outcomes.

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Episode 17: Optimize Compliance with Dr. Alex Mailis

July 24, 2020

This week on Supplementing Health, Dr. Alex Mailis is here to discuss ways to optimize compliance when incorporating new habits in your health routine. All episodes are available at or wherever you listen to your #podcasts. #AORHealth #AOR #SupplementingHealth #wellnesspodcast #healthpodcast 

Episode 16: What is the best type of diet? Keto, paleo, vegan?

July 17, 2020

Dr Hrkal is joined by Dr Nadia Saleem to discuss and debate the merits of the ketogenic, paleolithic and vegan diets/ In light of the recent Netflix documentary “Game Changers” they share their extensive experience implementing various diets with patients. Learn about how a personalized approach can be used to find your “optimal” diet.

Episode 15: Ticks, Lyme disease and chronic infections

July 10, 2020

As the weather is getting warmer and the grass is getting longer more people are getting bitten by ticks and inserts. Dr Hrkal is joined by Dr Marie Matheson ND to discuss all about how to be tick-savvy and what to do if you get bitten. She also shares her insights about how to approach chronic infections and Lyme disease from a natural perspective.

Episode 14: Complementary and Integrative Cancer Care Part 2 – Diet, personalized nutrition and supplementation

July 3, 2020

Dr Fontes shares his insight about the optimal diet and personalized nutritional strategies for his patients. This includes the vegan, keto, fasting diets. He also discusses his favourite botanicals such as turmeric, Boswellia and mushrooms and how to get the highest absorption and bioavailability.

Episode 13: Complementary and Integrative Cancer Care Part 1 – Myth, Facts and hot button Questions

June 26, 2020

Dr Hrkal is joined by Dr Mark Fontes to discuss the most commonly asked questions on integrative cancer care such as is Naturopathic medicine compatible with standard oncology. This includes the research on reducing side effect with natural therapies such as fasting, exercise, sleep and nutrition.

Episode 12: A deep dive into Mighty Magnesium – Part 2

June 19, 2020

Dr Hrkal will continue to discuss how to get the most out of your magnesium intake from diet and supplements. We discuss various forms of magnesium and some of the Do’s and don’ts of supplementation.

Episode 11: A deep dive into Mighty Magnesium – Part 1

June 5, 2020

In this show all about the mineral magnesium, Dr Hrkal highlights why magnesium is so essential to cell function and all chronic health conditions. We’ll also cover common signs and symptoms He will also share why most people are magnesium deficient and what factors can limit absorption.

Episode 10: The Viral-Autoimmune connection

June 5, 2020

Did you know that one of the possible triggering factors for autoimmune thyroid disease is the Epstein-Barr virus? Dr Courtney Ranieri ND joins us to discuss her experience and insight in treating viral infections in chronic health issues such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Key anti-viral herbs and nutrients will be discussed.

Episode 9: The Glutathione – Immune Connection: Harnessing the benefits found in Whey and Lactoferrin

May 29, 2020

Could the key to supporting your immune system, lowering inflammation, and promoting detoxification be found in milk and whey protein? Whey protein has been studied to boost glutathione, the body’s master antioxidant. In this episode Dr Paul Hrkal ND and Chantal Dumas ND also discuss how a little-known molecule found in whey protein called lactoferrin is one of nature’s perfect supplements.

Episode 8: Are missing out on the sunshine vitamin? How to get the most out of Vitamin D

May 22, 2020

Vitamin D is most likely the widely used supplement yet so many people are deficient. Some estimates are the 40% of the Canadian population is deficient in vitamin D in the winter. Chantal Dumas ND joins Dr Hrkal to discuss how to raises your vitamin D levels and avoid common pitfalls that sabotage absorption. This is a must-listen-to episode because vitamin D is so important for no just bone health but also immunity, mood and inflammation. Music by Bensound.

Episode 7: Building Immune Resistance – Anti-viral Orthomolecular Vitamins and Minerals

May 15, 2020

Dr Hrkal dives into explaining different parts of the immune system, highlighting the difference between immune tolerance (autoimmunity) and resistance (anti-viral). Then learn why vitamin C, Vitamin A, zinc and selenium are so important for optimal immune function 

Episode 6: The Future of Supplementation – How technology and manufacturing advances are changing the future of natural health

May 8, 2020

In this exciting episode we are joined by industry insider, Todd Frankovic, to share some of the most exciting changes in the natural product world. Technology and scientific advances have produced rapid improvements in delivery systems for many common vitamins and nutrients. Find out how absorption, taste and effectiveness are being improved in many of the supplements you are taking daily. Music by Bensound.