Tag Archives: nutrition

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

food med. 2

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 […]

The Research on Chocolate-okay, good, bad, what’s the scoop? With ND Insight.

chocolate

With Valentine’s day coming up, what does the research say in regards to chocolate and its impact on your health? ND INSIGHT Systematic Reviews: Comparing highest chocolate consumers to those who ate little to no chocolate Based on the research, presented below, there’s a small reduction in cardiovascular disease, heart attack/angina, and stroke from the […]

Blood Sugars & Pre-Diabetics

robins-talk

Recent studies have shown that nearly 60% of the population has a genetic predisposition for developing diabetes. There are many factors that lead to carbohydrate intolerance, insulin resistance and diabetic co-morbidities and I had the opportunity to discuss them in a talk I delivered in Utah this past summer through the American Association for Naturopathic Physicians. I’m […]

Green Smoothies

Healthy drink, vegetable juice, studio shot

Green Smoothies When getting your health back on track, one of the biggest obstacles in the beginning is trying to find things to help you stay full and avoid cravings. These 2 smoothies will help you through… High in good fats, fibre and phytonutrients…they are sure to keep your system balanced all day. I usually […]