Food

Campaign 4 Personal Power is Here

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Prevention, Self Actualization

What an amazing 5 weeks. On June 1st I gave birth to our second daughter – a healthy and beautiful little girl. It has been a great transition having two small…

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Is ____________ really that bad for me?

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Prevention

It doesn't matter what you fill in the blank, the concept is the same. While there are foods that are certainly bad for you, the more significant issue is the lost…

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March Break Chocolate Cake

Food, Kids

I would have taken a picture of my own cake, but I ate it before I could capture it's beauty. I'll make another one this week... just for the sake of adding a photo.…

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Make V-Day about your Heart, your Real Heart

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Heart Health

The essence of Valentine’s Day is not about cards, candy and flowers. It is about getting in touch with the people that we love and value. As with most of our…

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Prepare for the Second Wave. Flu Prevention 101

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Kids, Prevention

Here is where we left off last week. The reverence we place upon the flu vaccine as a public health maven is adding to its social stigma and deep capacity for cultural…

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Day 9: All in moderation (10 Days 10 Habits)

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

The conversation usually starts like this… ‘So, I am assuming you think alcohol is bad, right?’ No, not at all I reply, but that depends on why you are drinking…

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Day 6: Organic or not to organic, this is the question (10 Days 10 Habits)

Environmental Health, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

A study in the latter half of 2012 examined the benefits of consuming organic produce. Using nutritional density as their marker of choice, the authors concluded…

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Day 5: Where Grass is Greener (10 Days 10 Habits)

Food, Health Matters, Kids, Self Actualization

You know those people; they have 6 kids, 2 dogs, 3 cats, a busy job, perfect skin, abundant energy and somehow find the time to get up and run each morning at 5am.…

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Day 3: Mind Your BS (10 Days 10 Habits)

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

Busy moms, over-scheduled lawyers, occasionally your naturopathic doctor, we all fall victim to our poorly managed BS. Blood sugar (BS) refers to that tightly regulated…

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Day 1: Don't Wait to Quench Your Thirst (10 Days, 10 Habits)

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

On one small line at the bottom of my intake form I ask clients how many glasses of water they consume on a daily basis. The responses vary from 8 to none to ‘does…

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Delicious (wheat/dairy-free) Holiday Dip

Food

There is nothing that says hip and holidays like a lean and wheat & dairy-free party dip. This is a personal favorite and a great option for those avoiding…

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