It’s all about the TERRAIN

Any gardener knows that simply cutting the top off a weed won’t stop it from growing back. It actually creates a vicious cycle that lead to very resistant weeds. The same is true in the human body. Most of us have been taught that germs cause disease. But another theory, known at the terrain theory,Continue reading “It’s all about the TERRAIN”

The Nutritional Change You Can’t Live Without

I often tell my patients when it comes to things that are good for you more is not necessarily better….except when it comes to veggies! If there is one nutritional recommendation that outlasts all the crazy diet fads and fits into every tailored nutritional plan it is to EAT MORE VEGGIES! Eating more vegetables isContinue reading “The Nutritional Change You Can’t Live Without”

Cancer and Nutrition – What’s the Connection?

More and more people are making the connection between how they feel and what they eat. Science is also connecting the dots, linking poor dietary choices with a variety of health conditions, including increased cancer risk. In fact, it has been estimated that 30–40 percent of all cancers can be prevented by lifestyle and dietaryContinue reading “Cancer and Nutrition – What’s the Connection?”

5 Reasons You Need a Naturopathic Doctor

  I’m in love with naturopathic medicine. Being an ND brings me so much joy, I cannot fathom doing anything else with my life. For so many reasons, I believe everyone can benefit from having an ND on their healthcare team. Here are my top 5 reasons why YOU should see a Naturopathic Doctor.  #1.Continue reading “5 Reasons You Need a Naturopathic Doctor”

8 Stress-Busting Superfoods

Did you know you can use nutrition to increase your stress resilience. Here are a few of our stress-busting superfoods: 1. Omega 3s Animal-based omega-3 fats, EPA and DHA, play an important role in your emotional well-being. Studies show omega 3s reduce signs of depression and anxiety. They also have anti-inflammatory benefits that help to counteractContinue reading “8 Stress-Busting Superfoods”

The 3R Plan for Wellness

Did you know that as much as 70% of your immune system is in your digestive tract? Gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) is a system made up of several types of immune tissues and cells that plays an essential role in maintaining immune health. Along with these important immune cells, neurotransmitters and brain cell messengers areContinue reading “The 3R Plan for Wellness”

Supercharge with Superfoods

Every choice you make about the food you put in your body is an opportunity to enhance your health and wellbeing. All plant foods contain a variety of nutrients to support good health. A few foods have exceptionally high levels of certain phytochemicals and have earned the reputation of being “superfoods”. Here are a fewContinue reading “Supercharge with Superfoods”

Lean and Clean Program

This program has been developed as a kick-start to help you get on the right path to achieve your health goals. Although weight loss is often a desired outcome, many other aspects of health also improve on this program. If you suffer from any of the symptoms listed below, the Lean and Clean program isContinue reading “Lean and Clean Program”