• Blog,  Nutrition

    The Toss Up: An Orange and A Vitamin C Tablet, do they both land equally?

    This takes me back to 1st year botanical medicine within my Naturopathic medical education.  My professor was highlighting the concept of synergy among plants, and how together the pieces together are greater than the whole. Within botanical medicine, and through diet, parts of the plants (or constituents) can work together, and play off each other, augmenting an outcome that surpasses what would be expected with the individual parts on their own. This leads to the example that my professor provided. …

  • Blog,  Nutrition

    Let Food Be Thy Medicine: 3 Tips to a Plentiful Plate of Phytochemicals.

    Hippocrates put it so well. Have you ever had a meal that was just right for you in that moment, and you finished it feeling fantastic?? …That elated feeling of wellness and satisfaction, your body expressing gratitude for giving it exactly what it needed.?  __________________________________________________________ There’s so much more to food and nutrition than simply providing our bodies with energy or meeting basic human requirements for survival.  There is vast health and wellness potential through nutrition.  Not even getting into…