What do I do about sugar on Halloween?

Welcome to the holiday that all naturopaths, dentists, nutritionists, and the like dread…Halloween. All sorts of opinions and questions start to come up as to “what the rules should be” on this day. On the one hand there are the sugar police who say not participating is best and we should be making healthy versions…

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Blood tests you should do on yourself once a year

One of my favourite quotes is, “It’s easier to stay out of trouble than to get out of trouble.” Another more visual way of putting it, courtesy of a patient who was a high level accountant, is it’s easier to avoid stepping in s#*t than trying to remove it once you’ve done so. This could not…

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What should be in your medicine cabinet this flu season

We’ve made it to that time of year again…what most people to refer to as flu season. But I like to think of it a little differently – “The flu is not a season. It is an inability to adapt due to decreased sun exposure and water intake, combined with increased sugar intake and stress.”…

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5 reasons why you can’t lose weight

    No you are not crazy. No you are not alone. Yes, you are probably making some common mistakes that everyone makes when they’ve tried to “lose some weight” and weren’t successful. Check out these 5 reasons that I frequently see in patients and tips on what you can do to overcome them.  …

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Find out my secret Thanksgiving recipe

Long gone are the Thanksgiving meals that leave me feeling bloated, tired, and wanting to put on my comfy pants an hour after eating. It only took making a few changes to our traditional meal and no one even noticed a difference. So what’s my secret? I followed one simple rule – real food only.…

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