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.

How to Deseed a Pomegranate in 10 Seconds


Pomegranates are one of the best parts of Winter, but they take a lot of work to peel and deseed. YouTube user NaturalMarketershows us how much time we've wasted by deseeding an entire pomegranate in mere seconds. All you need to do is cut it in half as normal, push out the center a bit, then just start [...]

How to Deseed a Pomegranate in 10 Seconds2012-07-30T14:46:42+02:00

Sugar: The Bitter Truth


Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public [7/2009] [Health and Medicine] [...]

Sugar: The Bitter Truth2012-07-31T16:21:32+02:00

Q: Are Microwaves Harmful?


Someone recently asked about an elementary school science project that claimed water boiled in a microwave oven (then cooled) is harmful to plants. The e-mail gained some popularity and was then rebutted at the following site: There are two important points that should be taken into consideration when trying to understand these studies. 1. [...]

Q: Are Microwaves Harmful?2012-07-28T14:49:12+02:00

Can we eat to starve cancer?


Dr. Rehan's Commentary We need a holistic cancer treatment center in the Middle East. Cancer is rising in this region and it is debatable whether sticking strictly to conventional methods offers the best care to terminal patients. Complementary approaches focus on increasing the body's own ability to heal itself. Diet can do that. Check this [...]

Can we eat to starve cancer?2012-07-30T14:51:30+02:00

13 Changes to Address Sleep Disorders: Are you dreaming of sleep?


How often have you said: "I'll get it done, even if it takes all night", or "I will make up lost sleep later, perhaps on the weekend". I know I have, more times than I would have liked, in order to push my way through tasks or finish unresolved business. I considered these to be [...]

13 Changes to Address Sleep Disorders: Are you dreaming of sleep?2012-07-15T06:30:40+02:00

Identifying and Treating Candida: The Yeast Likely


Candida are a group of commensal fungal species that are common human disease causing microorganisms. They are progressively becoming the most important fungal pathogens affecting humans, causing both internal and external disease. They occupy the mucosal and skin layers of the body resulting in local and systemic illness. There are several types of candida infections [...]

Identifying and Treating Candida: The Yeast Likely2013-03-11T22:41:50+02:00

Chinese Herb Targets Immune System


February 12, 2012 — A new discovery about a 2,000-year-old Chinese herbal remedy derived from the roots of the blue evergreen hydrangea may pave the way for a new generation of targeted treatments for autoimmune disorders. A new study suggests the Chinese herb known as Chang Shan selectively weakens the runaway immune response implicated in [...]

Chinese Herb Targets Immune System2014-08-05T16:51:22+02:00

Are You Getting Enough Protein?


Are you suffering from fatigue and low energy? Energy comes in the form of food, and if you consume a poor diet that lacks important vitamins and nutrients, fatigue will kick in much quicker than it should. What should I eat to increase my energy levels? The first step in combating low energy levels is [...]

Are You Getting Enough Protein?2014-08-02T14:49:03+02:00