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Gut health: the ignored key to overall health

Gut health: the ignored key to overall health

Did you know that the health of your gut affects nearly everything else in your life? This post explores how gut health affects our overall health and well-being and offers tips on keeping our guts in good shape. Thank you for being part of the discussion!

Individual Health and Planetary Health Go Hand-in-Hand

Individual Health and Planetary Health Go Hand-in-Hand

You may not realize it, but our planet’s health directly impacts our health. In fact, the two are so interconnected that you can’t have one without the other. Here’s a closer look at how individual health and planetary health go hand-in-hand.

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid & How to Get More into Your Diet

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid & How to Get More into Your Diet

As we age, our skin begins to lose its elasticity and moisture. This is due to a decrease in hyaluronic acid production. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance that helps keep our skin looking young and healthy. It can hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water, which helps keep our skin hydrated. This blog post will discuss the top anti-aging benefits of hyaluronic acid and how you can get it into your diet!

How Casomorphin and Gliadomorphin in Dairy and Wheat Can Make You Feel Addicted

How Casomorphin and Gliadomorphin in Dairy and Wheat Can Make You Feel Addicted

Dairy and wheat are two of the most common food items worldwide and are also highly addictive. Both contain high levels of sugar and gluten, which can trigger cravings and cause addiction-like symptoms. In fact, studies have shown that eliminating dairy and wheat from the diet can help to reduce cravings and promote weight loss. So if you’re struggling to break free from your addiction to these foods, know that you’re not alone. And with a little effort, you can kick your dairy and wheat habit for good.

How To Kick Your Unhealthy Addiction To Sugar

How To Kick Your Unhealthy Addiction To Sugar

If you’re struggling with a sugar addiction, you’re not alone. Many people become addicted to sugary foods and drinks without even realizing it. The good news is that there are ways to break the addiction and cut sugar out of your life for good. Click here to learn why we’re all addicted and get tips to break the habit.

How Poor Gut Health and Hormone Imbalance May Cause Type 2 Diabetes

How Poor Gut Health and Hormone Imbalance May Cause Type 2 Diabetes

Poor gut health and hormone imbalance are two factors that may contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes. It’s well-known that gut bacteria play an important role in overall health. Research has shown that imbalances in gut bacteria can lead to insulin resistance and other metabolic problems. Hormone imbalances can also affect blood sugar levels and the body’s ability to use insulin properly. Click here to learn how.

Eat As Governor Tryon Did 250 Years Ago

Eat As Governor Tryon Did 250 Years Ago

Before the widespread availability of processed food, people ate a diet primarily consisting of whole foods. This meant that meals were prepared from scratch and cooking typically required more time and effort, but it also resulted in a healthier and more flavorful meal. What can we do today to eat like before the advent of processed food, click here to learn more.

Industrial Food Production is killing us and the planet – but there’s good news!

Industrial Food Production is killing us and the planet – but there’s good news!

Our food system is one of the biggest contributors to environmental damage and a leading cause of chronic illness. Industrial food production involves growing large quantities of a single crop, often using harmful pesticides and fertilizers. Animal feedlots are another industrial farming practice that is damaging to the environment. This practice depletes the soil of nutrients, making it less productive over time. It also contributes to water pollution and climate change. The good news is that we can all do our part to help reduce the impact of industrial farming practices on the environment and our health. Click here to learn how!

One Farmer’s Journey From Conventional To Organic & Regenerative

One Farmer’s Journey From Conventional To Organic & Regenerative

Meat gets a bad rap these days because of health implications and negative environmental impacts. In my humble opinion, it has more to do with the “big food” business of getting billions of people worldwide to eat synthetic meat, rather than for the benefits of the environment, or your health.

It’s Not The Cow, It’s The How!

It’s Not The Cow, It’s The How!

Meat gets a bad rap these days because of health implications and negative environmental impacts. In my humble opinion, it has more to do with the “big food” business of getting billions of people worldwide to eat synthetic meat, rather than for the benefits of the environment, or your health.

How to deal with what everyone else thinks you should eat

How to deal with what everyone else thinks you should eat

This can be a common theme in my conversation with clients, while I enjoy my cereal! 😉 Once we come up with a protocol and they start to implement it, they have to deal with “backlash” from their friends and family, because it’s really hard to hide how you’re eating (not that you should have to). So, I help them work out how they are going to respond to the well-meaning folks who are sharing their opinion on their lifestyle.

How to rekindle the flame with vegetables

How to rekindle the flame with vegetables

Do you ever feel sick of eating boring, healthy veggies all the time? Do you wish that broccoli could taste like chocolate cake once and for all? That’s how I’ve heard my clients describe their feelings about eating their veggies. And trust me, I get it. I too wish that I could indulge and have zero consequences.

Pros and Cons of Elimination Diets

Pros and Cons of Elimination Diets

If you have some nagging symptoms, it’s possible that they’re related to the foods you eat! And we’re not just talking digestive symptoms. Even things like headaches, joint pain, or eczema can be related to food that you’re sensitive to. How would you find out if there is a food at the root of your issue? Through an elimination diet!

People Who Strive For Perfection in Health (or in Life)

People Who Strive For Perfection in Health (or in Life)

Do you know what grinds my gears? What really drives me up the wall? When people approach me with minor imperfections that they can’t seem to live with, looking for help to “fix” their flaws. People are often looking to achieve a level of “perfection” rather than wanting to improve their health.

The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Health

The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Health

Would you love to personalize your health and nutrition through DNA testing? Do you get scared off by the fear of the potential of disease diagnosis? I’m hoping this blog will officially put your fears of DNA testing to rest.

Immunity-Boosting Snack Recipe: Pumpkin Energy Bites

Immunity-Boosting Snack Recipe: Pumpkin Energy Bites

There is no need to wait until the fall to get the benefits of pumpkin! Purchase some delicious pumpkin puree and enjoy the health benefits all year long. This super simple snack recipe perfectly combines the sweet flavour of pumpkin puree with energy-boosting oats and healthy fat from ground flax. Throw in some chocolate chips or coat the outside with delicious, high-quality cacao.

Fitness Fuel: What to Eat Before, During & After Your Workout

Fitness Fuel: What to Eat Before, During & After Your Workout

You’ve just finished your workout and you know you need to eat something. But what? Workout nutrition may seem rather complicated but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s the latest on how to fuel your body before, during and after your workout so you can improve your performance, maximize recovery – and feel better!

Vitamin K:  The Amazing Nutrient You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Vitamin K: The Amazing Nutrient You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

If you’re super health-conscious, you may have already heard about vitamin K. But, honestly, this amazing essential micronutrient doesn’t get nearly the fame it deserves. That’s why I wanted to share my newest article all about vitamin K. It’s a great little nutrient that has so many health benefits for our blood, our bones, and even our hormones.

What Makes Broccoli and Kale Superfoods?

What Makes Broccoli and Kale Superfoods?

Of course, broccoli and kale are superfoods – and for many good reasons. Not only are they seriously packed with nutrients, and are amongst the most nutrient-dense foods around. But, they’re also packed with amazing health-promoting compounds. Today we’ll list out some of the impressive numbers of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and detoxifying abilities of these super vegetables.

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