About Rehan Zaidi

Rehan Zaidi focuses on the integration of Western and Eastern Medicine. A graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from McMaster University, he studied Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Committed to continuing education, he has further pursued training in constitutional homeopathy, Chinese medicine, complementary care for cancer patients, and mind-body medicine. Dr. Rehan spent most of 2010 and 2011 in the Far East specializing in ancient Chinese energy arts at the feet of traditional healers. He continues to travel there regularly to further develop his skills.

Fundamentals of the Immune System and Allergies


Defense is the best offense: The immune system is a complex organization of cells, tissues and organs that act together to defend the body from foreign substances such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi. When an infective agent tries to invade the body, it is the role of the immune system to fight them off, [...]

Fundamentals of the Immune System and Allergies2012-07-15T06:50:46+02:00

5 Ways to Get More Iron, The Body’s Gold


Iron deficiency is the world’s most common nutrient deficiency. An estimated 40 percent of the world population suffers from iron-deficiency anemia, a state in which there is a depleted number of red blood cells carrying oxygen to the body. Iron deficiency occurs more often in the developing countries than the undeveloped ones, but is common [...]

5 Ways to Get More Iron, The Body’s Gold2012-07-28T14:47:17+02:00

6 Herbs for the Kidneys (Herbalism I)


There is a mystery behind using herbs. Western science has discovered the effectiveness of some plants, while others it has not; but just because a plant's use has not yet been proven, doesn't mean it doesn't have one. It is a matter of time before any herb's benefit is discovered. The reason is that all [...]

6 Herbs for the Kidneys (Herbalism I)2012-07-15T06:42:19+02:00

Chinese Dietary Therapy, Basic Concepts


In this brief article, we will explore some basic concepts derived from Chinese Dietary Therapy, and learn how to apply them safely. The basics are easy to understand, and enjoyable to explore. Foods are not medicinal herbs. Most foods do not create the same dramatic effects that some herbs can produce. Furthermore, even some herbs [...]

Chinese Dietary Therapy, Basic Concepts2012-07-15T06:40:03+02:00

Spring Cleaning


It's happening here in New Mexico. When it does it's truly an ecstatic time. Nature, after long months of sobriety, of containment and reserve can no longer keep it in. Branches and twigs become tumescent first, swell and finally burst forth their green ejaculate and eventually, seed. All life behaves by such similar patterns, no [...]

Spring Cleaning2012-07-15T06:38:10+02:00

Breastfeeding Is ‘Health, Not Lifestyle’ Choice


By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Every infant should begin life with six months of exclusive breastfeeding, followed by another six months or longer with other foods gradually added to the child's diet, according to an updated policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The update reaffirms the AAP's position on breastfeeding, originally [...]

Breastfeeding Is ‘Health, Not Lifestyle’ Choice2012-08-02T03:30:36+02:00