Detox supplements: how herbs can help

admin Blog, Diet, Healthy tips, Other 0 Comments

[collaboration post] It’s that time of year again– detox season! After a long summer of indulgences our bodies could use a chance to clear out the old & make room for the new. If you’re looking to boost your energy, improve your digestion or lose a few extra pounds, a detox might be exactly what you need. Better yet, why …

Healthy Fat spotlight: MCTs & Omega-3s

admin Blog, Diet 0 Comments

[Collaboration post] Most of us are now familiar with omega-3 fatty acids. Whether from fatty fish like salmon, chia seeds,walnuts or a fish oil supplement, getting enough in our diets can help lower inflammation, sreduce risk of heart attack, as well as improve mood, brain function & memory. However, MCTs, or medium chain triglycerides, seem to be the new kid …

Healing Hashimoto’s: one woman’s journey [guest post]

admin Blog, Diet, Healthy tips 0 Comments

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune condition of reduced thyroid function that affects about 5% of the population, and mainly women between 30-50 years of age. However, since it does not always fit the traditional hypothyroid pattern (constipation, fatigue, weight gain), it can go undiagnosed or untreated for many. As a naturopathic doctor I use natural therapies in combination with advanced …

Foods to Balance Blood Sugar and to Curb Cravings! [guest post]

admin Blog, Diet, healthy lifestyle, Healthy tips 0 Comments

Guest post written by: Anar Allidina, MPH, RD, CDE Having steady blood sugar means we don’t experience the highs and lows of blood sugar spikes. Eating foods with a quick energy release can cause feelings of fatigue, hunger, and irritation. Processed foods and foods with refined sugar cause a spike in your blood sugar since they release glucose very fast into the bloodstream. …

The Best Type of Protein Powder

admin Blog, Diet, Healthy tips 0 Comments

With so many different types of protein powders on the market today, how do you choose the right one? The best ones are plant-based, usually pea, rice or hemp and are the easiest to digest. Look for ones with the least additives and even though soy is a plant protein, it is highly allergenic for many people (even without knowing …

Healthy Habits That Just Can’t Wait For Your New Year’s Resolutions

admin Blog, Diet, Exercise, healthy lifestyle, Other 0 Comments

[collaboration post] Would you believe that we’re less than two months away from the end of the year? Crazy right!? The summer is well and truly out of here and the nights are drawing in. As the days grow colder and shorter, human beings experience a curious phenomenon. We can become sad, depressed, moody or irritable. Our bodies feel heavier, …

5 things you should do every morning

admin Blog, Diet, healthy lifestyle, Other 1 Comment

No, ‘eat breakfast’ didn’t make the list (though it probably should have). Here are some of the lesser-known morning hacks you can start implementing to get more out of every day. You’re welcome. Start your day on YOUR terms Opening your eyes to your inbox or social media alerts isn’t exactly the best way to ease into your day. Give …