• Blog,  brain function,  Detox,  General,  happiness,  Sleep,  Updates

    The Very Real Benefits Of A Digital Detox

    Have you ever felt slightly panicked when you’re separated from your phone? Do you know how many hours a day you spend on your digital devices? Do you feel your online activities have a positive effect on your overall well being? Those are all important questions. And another to consider: Does doing a digital detox feel like a good idea for your health? Or does it simply sound impossible? A More Conscious Approach To Technology The truth is that we…

  • Blog,  Detox,  Healthy Hormones,  Updates,  Women's Health

    Is Your Home Toxic? Is this affecting your hormonal health?

    Is your home affecting your health and hormones? If you avoid obvious pollutants like cigarette smoke, you may be pretty certain your home is not toxic. And if you clean regularly, you might even be slightly offended by the suggestion! However, indoor pollutants are much more common than many people realize. The sources of many pollutants are everyday objects and products we don’t consider harmful. The media devotes a lot of attention to outdoor pollution (and it’s a valid health…

  • Blog,  candida,  Detox,  gut health,  Nutrition

    Candida : Are You Experiencing Yeast Overgrowth?

    White coating on your tongue, mysterious skin rashes, bloating, constipation and you’re always ready to eat something sweet? You could be suffering from Candida overgrowth. What is Candida Albicans? Candida albicans is the most common kind of yeast that co-exists with humans. Under optimal conditions, candida plays a valuable role in our digestive systems, since we need small amounts of candida in our mouths and throughout our digestive system in order to fully digest our food. However, as anyone who’s…

  • Blog,  Detox,  Nutrition,  Recipes

    Detox Aloe Smoothie

    This is a great smoothie recipe for calming an inflamed or irritated bowel after the holidays. Aloe is a herb that has both cooling and demulcent properties. It is able to soothe and protect irritated or inflamed tissues. It has been shown to be helpful in patients that suffer from IBS as well as leaky gut. I often use it in practice, and is a great post holiday gastrointestinal support. Aloe vera gel can be purchased in the health food…

  • Detox,  Nutrition

    HEALING 3-INGREDIENT TURMERIC TONIC

    A 5-minute, 3-ingredient, 1-pot healing tea tonic with ginger, lemon, turmeric, and cayenne. The perfect way to detox the body, recover from a cold, or relax before bed. Ingredients 1 Tbsp (packed // ~6 g) fresh grated turmeric (or ½ tsp ground, though fresh is best) 1 Tbsp (packed // ~6 g) fresh grated ginger (or ½ tsp ground, though fresh is best) 1 lemon, juiced (~3 Tbsp or 45 ml), plus leftover rind optional: 1-2 tsp maple syrup (can sub…