Welcome to the official website of Dr. Ardyce Yik, a Canadian-licensed naturopathic physician helping people attain optimal health naturally in Hong Kong, China. Here, you will find a wealth of information on health, wellness and disease. You will also learn more about a doctor who listens and medicines that work.
"The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease..."
-Sir William Osler, 1849-1919
Tag Archives: obesity
Antibiotics are the most common prescription drug given to children nowadays, and in a new study in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, researchers discuss the connection between antibiotic use in infants, imbalance in gut bacteria and the development of disease later in life. … Continue reading
In a new York University study, researchers say obesity really is okay for some people who are active and eat a healthy diet, challenging the notion that everyone has to be slim and lean to live a long life. The … Continue reading
Most of us know that what we eat and drink, what supplements we take and what substances we avoid during pregnancy go a long way in ensuring the health of our baby. Now, researchers have discovered that a mother’s nutrition during pregnancy … Continue reading
Over-indulged this holiday season? Need to shed some extra weight? Whether you suffer from a health ailment due to being overweight or just want to look and feel better, the following health tips can help you shed the excess pounds and make … Continue reading
Earlier this year, the U.S. White House announced that it was targeting a new threat to America’s health and security- a class of chemicals that are making us fat. These chemicals are called endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). And chances are, you’re eating … Continue reading
Intensive weight loss intervention may lead to fewer hot flushes during menopause in women who are overweight or obese. According to a 6-month randomized controlled study in the July 12th issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, women who lost 7 to 9% … Continue reading