Brain

A Guide to Cooking Oils: The Good, The Bad and The Just Plain Nasty

Brain, Chronic Disease, Diet, Food, Health Matters, Heart Health, Nutrition

Fats and oils have gotten a bad rap over the years. But thankfully the world is finally coming back to their senses about this important macronutrient. Fats play…

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Chococolate Orange Holiday Bark

Brain, Diet, Food, Health Matters, Recipe

The Holiday season is synonymous with over-indulgence and diet derailing treats, dinners and desserts. But who says that your 'treats' can't be just as health promoting…

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A Mighty Little Urine Test

Brain, Chronic Disease, Entrepreneurial Health, Health Matters, Heart Health, Hormones, Immune Health, Mental Health, Microbiome, Prevention

Much like you could examine the exhaust of a car to study and understand the efficiency of your engine’s functionality, Organic Acid testing enables us to look…

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Congratulations, You Earned a D

Brain, Chronic Disease, Concepts, Diet, Entrepreneurial Health, Health Matters, Hormones, Immune Health, Mental Health, Microbiome, Prevention, Priorities

We visit our medical doctors looking for three comforting words, YOU ARE FINE. Our whole lives we have been trained by our system that the standard for good health…

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5 Smoothie Superfoods for a Better Brain

Brain, Diet, Entrepreneurial Health, Food, Health Matters, Mental Health

Smoothies have become known for their role in for simplifying our breakfast routines and fuelling us post workouts. But with the right ingredients, these nutrient…

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Butter in Your Coffee

Brain, Concepts, Diet, Entrepreneurial Health, Focus, Food, Health Matters, Heart Health, Mental Health

About a year ago a patient told me she was putting butter in her coffee every morning. My jaw dropped. I thought that was the worst idea I had ever heard. Fast-forward…

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Anxious? Ask Santa for some video games

Brain, Concepts, Entrepreneurial Health, Focus, Health Matters, Mental Health

Julie (not her real name) is mother of 2, community volunteer and a passionate supporter of local food initiatives. She recently came to see me because she was…

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Brain Boosting Salad Nicoise

Brain, Diet, Entrepreneurial Health, Focus, Food, Health Matters, Mental Health, Prevention, Recipe

When we eat unhealthy foods, we know exactly what types of gastrointestinal symptoms to expect. The gas, bloating, cramps and other bathroom woes come as no surprise…

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How to Make Awesome Smoothies- The 5 Must Have Ingredients

Brain, Diet, Entrepreneurial Health, Food, Health Matters, Immune Health

My name is Heather Allen. I am a Holistic Nutritionist and a terrible smoothie maker. I always feel like a big time failure when I confess that to people. It…

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5 Roles of Protein You May Not Know About

Brain, Diet, Food, Health Matters, Mental Health, Prevention

We often associate protein with beefy muscle-men who spend their days in the gym pumping iron, but protein is an essential component to our overall health for a…

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The secret to getting it all done... with 3 kids under 5

Biz Blog, Brain, Concepts, Entrepreneurial Health, Focus, Health Matters, Mental Health, Movement, Self Actualization

I am back. After a much needed mini mat-leave, I am back in the office and ready for action. Life is busy and we are taking it day by day. If there is one thing…

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5 Meal Planning Hacks for Your Busy Schedule

Brain, Diet, Entrepreneurial Health, Food, Health Matters, Prevention

You're busy. I get it. You might even be too busy to read this, so I'll get straight to the point. Being unhealthy is one of the fastest ways to derail your productivity…

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