Naturopathic Essentials Health Centre - Mississauga,
                            Etobicoke, Naturopath and Acupuncture for Dermatology and Pain management

NEWS & RESOURCES



If your business or community group would like Dr. Koo, ND, R.Ac, to speak about the benefits of naturopathic medicine, traditional chinese medicine or other health topics of interest, please contact us at contact@naturopathicessentials.com


Events

Building Personal Resilience

Sid Lee
952 Queen Street West, Toronto
12pm - 1pm

 

The Power of Sleep

Reinsurance Management Associates Inc.
170 University Ave, Suite 500, Toronto
12:30pm - 1:30pm

 

Mindfulness

Bell.
5099 Creekbank Rd., Mississauga
1:30pm - 2:30pm

 

Past Events

Dr. Koo is licensed as both a Naturopathic Doctor and a Registered Acupuncturist. As a result, he is covered by most extended health insurance plans under both licenses.


5 Foods to eat for Healthy, Glowing Skin

Dr. Koo was interviewed by Best Health Magazine (Dec 2009) for the article entitled "5 Foods to eat for Healthy, Glowing Skin." Catch exerpts of the interview at the link provided.

June 12 & 23, 2017

Meditation; Men's Health Workshops

Samsung Electronics Canada
2050 Derry Road W, Mississauga
12pm - 1pm

 

March 9, 2017

The Practice of Mindfulness

Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan
5650 Yonge Street, Toronto
12pm - 1pm

 

June 23, 2016

Life, Balance & Happiness

Reinsurance Management Associates Inc.
170 University Ave, Suite 500, Toronto, ON, M5H 3B3
12:30pm - 1:30pm

 

April 21, 2016

Building Personal Resilience

Town Shoes Ltd.
Location: 44 Kodiak Cres., Toronto
10am - 11am

 

May 3, 2016

Developing Mental Resiliency

AMCTO
Location: 2680 Skymark Ave., #610, Mississauga
12:30pm - 1:30pm

 

May 30, 2016

Taming the Lion: Strategies for Dealing with Stress

Children's Aid Society of Toronto
Location: TBD
10am - 1pm

 

Feb. 25, 2016

Building Personal Resilience

Nestle Purina
2500 Royal Windsor Road, Mississauga
12pm - 1pm

 

Mental Health Week

Jan. 26, 2016

Life Balance & Happiness

Bell Canada
9 Channel Nine Ct., Toronto
12pm - 1:15pm

Jan. 27, 2016

Developing Mental Resiliency

Bell Canada (Webinar)
1pm - 2pm

Jan. 29, 2016

Developing Mental Resiliency

Moutain Equipment Co-op
160 Bloor Street East
10am - 11am

 

Sept 24, 2015

Children's Aid Society of Toronto

Sleep is the Best Medication*:  A Holistic Approach

10 am – 12:30 pm

2333 Victoria Park

(limited babysitting available)

 

Oct 5, 2014

Bell Canada

Webinar: Preventing Stress & Burnout: The Sandwich Generation & Caregiving (1 x 60 Minute)

Date: Thursday October 8, 2015

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Facilitator: Dr. Ian Koo, ND, R. Ac.

 

June 5, 2014

Memory & Aging

Children's Aid Society of Toronto - Workshop for foster parents
Eatonville Library (430 Burnhamthorpe Road)
10am - 12:30pm

March 20, 2014

Brampton Hydro

Men's Health Workshops (7-10am)
175 Sandalwood Parkway West, Brampton, ON, L7A 1E8

May 7, 2013

Loblaws Corporate Headquarters

Naturopathic Medicine & Acupuncture
1 President's Choice Circle, Brampton, ON, L6Y 5S5
10am - 2pm

May 8, 2013

Loblaws Mississauga Office (at Mclaughlin Rd)

Naturopathic Medicine
320 Matheson Blvd W, Mississauga
1pm - 2pm

April 29, 2013

Toronto Children's Aid Society - Workshop

Naturopathic Medicine - Healthy Aging (Part 2)
Eatonville Library (Etobicoke)
430 Burnhamthorpe Rd, Toronto, ON M9B 2B1
10am - 12:30pm

Oct. 19, 2012

Toronto Children's Aid Society - Workshop

Naturopathic Medicine - Healthy Aging (Part 1)
Eatonville Library (Hwy 427 & The East Mall)
430 Burnhamthorpe Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9B 2B1
10am - 12:30pm

Feb. 2012

Palisades Health Fair

Naturopathic Medicine for Seniors with some Q & A
Thurs. Feb. 9, 2012
Health Fair runs from 10am – 2pm. I will be speaking at the 11:25am timeslot.

Please see the other organizations that will be volunteering their time and the schedule of events & seminars here.

Location:
1665 The Collegeway
(Mississauga Rd. & The Collegeway)

Dec. 2011

Bishop Allen Academy (Career Day) - Etobicoke

Naturopathic Medicine with some Q & A
Thurs. Dec. 1, 2011
8:30am – 11:30am.

Oct. 2011

The Running Room - High Park

Pain Management
Wed. Oct 19, 2011 at 6pm
2100 Bloor St. West, Unit #3, Toronto, ON M6S 1M7

Sept. 2011

Healthy Children, Healthy Future - Antibiotics: What parents want to know. Preparing for the cold & flu season.

Naturopathic Essentials
Sun. September 11, 2011 at Noon

Special Guest Lecturer - Melissa Cheung, PhD will discuss the proper use of antibiotics.

Citizenship & Immigration Canada

Naturopathic options for Stress Management.
Wed. September 21, 2011
2 Robert Speck Parkway, Mississauga, ON

The clinic will be closed until 3pm on this day.

The Running Room - The Beach

Pain Management
Wed. September 28, 2011 at 6pm
1977 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M4L 1J1

April 2011

GoodLife Fitness Corporate Wellness Seminar

Naturopathic Medicine – Benefits and Modalities
Wed. April 20, 2011

Casa Vera Montessori School

Topic: Healthy Children, Healthy Future - Antibiotics: What parents want to know.
Date: Thurs. April 28, 2011
http://www.casaverams.com

Will be presenting this topic with guest lecturer - Melissa Cheung

May 2011

Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Dr. Koo, ND has been asked to speak to the Church's congregation about health.
Sat. May 7, 2011 at 7pm
1030 Albion Road, Rexdale, On

Feb. 2011

Healthy Children, Healthy Future - Antibiotics: What parents want to know.

Naturopathic Essentials
Sat. Feb 19, 2011 at 2pm
Guest Presenter & Lecturer
for this topic - Melissa Cheung

Dec. 2010

Bishop Allen Academy (Career Day) - Etobicoke

Naturopathic Medicine with some Q & A
Thurs. Dec. 9, 2010
8:30am – 11:30am.

Nov. 2010

Casa Vera Montessori School

Topic: Asthma & Eczema - Advice for You & your Children
Thurs. Nov. 25, 2010
5:45pm – 7pm.

Oct. 2010

Infinite Yoga

Topic: Detoxification & Naturopathic Medicine
Sun. Oct. 31, 2010
8am – 9:30am.

4870 Tomken Road, Units 3-4
Mississauga, ON

Hydro One Telecom - Corporate Seminar

Topic: Allergies & Naturopathic Medicine
Tues. Sept. 7, 2010
10am – 11am.

Children's Aid Society of Toronto

Healthy Aging – A Naturopathic Perspective (Part 2)
Fri. Sept. 24, 2010
10 am – 12:30 pm.
1 Lord Seaton

This workshop will provide an overview on naturopathic medicine and then proceed to a discussion on common aging aliments including: muscle and arthritis pains; bone loss; decreased immunity; low energy; memory loss as well as other conditions.

Each topic will speak to commonly used approaches and drugs and what people can do from a naturopathic perspective.

Please see the full description in the training calendar for foster parents. This workshop is open to foster parents registered with the Children's Aid Society of Toronto.

Credits: 2.5
www.torontocas.ca

Friends of Children from China - Seminar for parents who have adopted children from China

Topic: Medicinal use of Chinese foods and how to cook them.
Wed. Aug. 25, 2010
10am – 12pm.

Church & Dwight - Corporate Seminar

Topic: Muscle Health
Thurs. June 10, 2010
1:30pm – 2:30 pm.
Old Mill Inn & Spa

Oticon Canada (Mississauga) - Corporate Seminar

Mon. May 17, 2010 from 12 - 1pm.
Corporate Seminar - Lunch & Learn

Only employees of Oticon are permitted to this seminar.

Children's Aid Society of Toronto

Healthy Aging – A Naturopathic Perspective
Fri. Apr. 16, 2010
10 am – 12:30 pm.
1 Lord Seaton

This workshop will provide an overview on naturopathic medicine and then proceed to a discussion on common aging aliments including: muscle and arthritis pains; bone loss; decreased immunity; low energy; memory loss as well as other conditions.

Each topic will speak to commonly used approaches and drugs and what people can do from a naturopathic perspective.

Please see the full description in the training calendar for foster parents. This workshop is open to foster parents registered with the Children's Aid Society of Toronto.

Credits: 2.5
www.torontocas.ca

Chapters (Square One - Mississauga)

Successful Smoking Cessation - How Naturopathic Medicine can Help
Sat. May 1, 2010 at 3 pm.

Revera Retirement Residence (Centennial Park - Etobicoke)

Healthy Aging
Mon. May 3, 2010 from 6:30 - 8pm.
25 Centennial Park Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9C 5H1

Healthy Living Expo 2010 (Mississauga)

Dr. Koo, ND has been asked to come back as a guest speaker at this year's Healthy Living Expo, sponsored by the Mississauga News, The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation & The Mississauga Board of Chinese Professionals & Businesses.

Many health topics are being covered and events run the entire day.

FREE admission, FREE parking, FREE activities & draws.

Topic: Naturopathic Medicine for You & your Children. Weight Management & Cardiovascular Diseases (Hypertension, Diabetes, Hypercholesterolemia). Advice for you and your children.

Date: Sat. May 8, 2010 at 11am.

Location:
Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care
5510 Mavis Rd, Mississauga, ON, L5V 2X5

All are welcome to attend.

www.cpbexpo.com

http://www.cpbexpo.com/seminars.php

(Please click on the above link to see the list of prominent speakers at this year's Healthy Living Expo).

Constitution Place Retirement Residence (Mississauga)

Wed. May 26 is the National Senior Health & Fitness Day. Dr. Koo, ND has graciously accepted an invitation from Constitution Place Retirement Residence to speak to its senior citizens about how one can age gracefully.

Wed. May 26, 2010 from 6:30 - 8pm.
3051 Constitution Blvd., Miss., ON L4Y 2Z1

All are welcome to attend.

Body, Mind and Soul Self-Help Support Centre

Come out and hear Dr. Koo, ND speak at the Body, Mind and Soul Self-Help Support Centre.

Sat. Nov. 17, 2009 at 8pm
110 Shirley Drive
Richmond Hill, ON, L4S 1Y9

Healthy Living Expo 2009

Dr. Koo, ND will be a guest speaker at this year's Healthy Living Expo, sponsored by the Mississauga News, The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation & The Mississauga Board of Chinese Professionals & Businesses.

Sat. May 30, 2009 at 5pm
Topic: Healthy Aging & Naturopathic Medicine

Location:
Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care
5510 Mavis Rd, Mississauga, ON, L5V 2X5

FREE talks at Chapters Indigo stores

During Naturopathic Medicine Week (May 2-10, 2009), Dr. Koo, ND will be giving talks at Chapters stores in Mississauga (Square One) and in Etobicoke (Sherway).

Sat. May 2, 2009 at 2pm:
Stress & Menopause: (Chapters - Square One, Mississauga)

Sun. May 10, 2009 at 2pm
Stress & Eating for Energy: (Chapters - Sherway, Etobicoke - on the Queensway) Bring Mom out for some entertaining & informative talks

All are welcome to attend. Seating is limited.

Total Health Show 2009

Date: April 17-19 2009
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Daytime (Rogers TV)

Dr. Koo, ND will be a featured guest on the television program Daytime. Tune in on Friday March 13, 2009 at 5pm to catch the interview. Dr. Koo, ND will be speaking about common dermatological complaints and food allergies. The show repeats at midnight & at 5am on Rogers TV.

Holistic Health Expo 2009

Date: March 20-22, 2009
Location: Direct Energy Centre (CNE)


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Announcements

We are currently accepting New Patients.

Canada Post Corporation has created a list of approved naturopathic doctors that they recognize for the treatment of chronic low back pain, rotator cuff tendonitis and anxiety. Dr. Koo has been added to that list. We look forward to working with employees of Canada Post.

Read Dr. Koo's articles on cancer with CTV reporter Anwar Knight's inspirational stories. www.hopehappens.ca

Dr. Koo was interviewed by Best Health Magazine (Dec 2009) for the article entitled "5 food to eat for healthy, glowing skin." Catch exerpts of the interview at the link provided.

Dr. Koo has been published in the September/October 2008 issue of Life Peak magazine. You can view the article on pages 16-17 and can also pick up a copy at your local Chapters store in the Toronto area. The article is entitled "Your Weight & Immunity: The Connection"


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Naturopathic Newsletter

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Summer Protection - It's all so confusing: Sunscreen or Vitamin D? In addition, find out some facts about your sunscreen and tips to keep you cool for the summer.

Swine Flu- Precautions you should be taking. The World Health Organization has raised the alert level to 5 out of 6, indicating that the estimated probability of a pandemic is high. However, there is no need for panic, but we should keep ourselves informed. Please download the above patient handout. 04/29/09.

Spring & Detoxing - Commonly prescribed Chinese recipe used during the changing of the seasons. Check with your health care provider first before using.

Cooking with Oils - Put this handy reference on your refrigerator


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Links

Dr. Andrew Weil, MD discusses the importance of naturopathic medicine on YouTube. Naturopathic doctors are licensed & regulated in the province of Ontario and that is why we are covered by virtually all Extended (Employer) Insurance Plans. In other provinces like British Colombia, the province may cover a portion of the fees.

Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors

Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors

Inspiration & Wellness: www.hopehappens.ca

Note: Learn more about health by reading Dr. Koo’s Blog.


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