Add These Foods To Your Thanksgiving Table

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This holiday is a wonderful time to give thanks and appreciate all the good things you have in your life. Unfortunately, the downside can be digestive upsets, bloating, flatulence, fatigue and indigestion from all the excess food. Don’t despair! It’s easy enough to enjoy a healthy Thanksgiving while supporting good digestion and good health. Here […]

Meet Your Winter Squash

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Winter squash are one of the many reasons to love the season. They provide plenty of antioxidants, beneficial plant compounds and winter-specific nutrients such as vitamin A, which helps us to fight viral infections. They are  high in carotenoids, which are specialized compounds that support respiratory health for the winter months and have shown to […]

Host a Healthier Holiday Party

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People mistakenly believe that party food has to be unhealthy. Let’s work together to blow this myth out of the water. While the holiday season can be filled with comfort foods and sweet treats, holiday parties can still have nutritious and delicious foods. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year, the average person can certainly pack on […]

Meet Monk Fruit: A Sweetener from Nature

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Monk fruit, also called the budda fruit or luo han guo, originates from China and was used by monks from the 13th century on. It’s a small tropical melon that can be turned into an extract (like a juice) and dried into a natural sweetener, and is more than 200 times sweeter then cane sugar […]

Black Bean & Mushroom Burgers

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This recipe is quick and easy for a no nonsense meal that can be thrown together when you don’t have much time or when you just don’t feel like cooking much at all. Basically, you can throw all the ingredients into a food processor and poof, you have a burger! Best of all, black beans […]

What to Know About Leaky Gut Syndrome

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As a naturopath, I was always taught that “all disease begins in the gut.” So, it’s no surprise that research now shows how leaky gut syndrome is connected to many health conditions. A leaky gut means you are dealing with “intestinal hyperpermeability.” It’s when the tight junctions that seal the intestinal mucus membranes together are destroyed […]

Chocolate Almond Smoothie Bowl

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Chocolate for breakfast? Yes, please! Chocolate can help boost your brain power and still help you start the day in a healthy way. This smoothie bowl blends bananas that offer potassium and magnesium with antioxidant-rich berries and mineral-rich greens. The almond butter supports satiety for good appetite control, lasting well into the lunch hour. You can add […]