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The easy breakfast inclusion that also improves insulin resistance in women with PCOS

Cinnamon-with simply a generous sprinkle a day, research is now also showing favourable outcomes on insulin resistance in women with PCOS.(1) What’s PCOS? PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder among women of reproductive age.(1)  PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome is a multisystem hormonal and metabolic disorder that affects both reproductive hormones as well as […]

Acupuncture FAQ


Acupuncture-Frequently Asked Questions Does it hurt? Most of the time, patients don’t even feel the needles!   It’s funny, having experienced acupuncture for years, I don’t even think of them as “needles” anymore, with respect to the same sense of hurt or discomfort.  Yes, they are needles, but the experience is very different from say, receiving […]

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

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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.


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 […]

RECIPE: Banana Pancakes

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Wanting pancakes, a healthy breakfast, and no fuss?  I present you, the simple, 3 ingredient BANANA PANCAKE! They’re tasty, simple, and nutritious, and really only 3 ingredients.  Eggs, cinnamon, and a banana, really that’s it.  However, you can spruce them up, if you’re feeling like adding a bit extra, but I’ll get into that later. So […]