• Cardiovascular Health,  Diabetes,  gut health,  Nutrition,  sugar,  Weight Loss

    Lifestyle Factors for Blood Sugar Management

    Are you noticing more stubborn belly fat? Experiencing wild sugar cravings? Constant fatigue and sudden crashes in energy? It could be because of a blood sugar imbalance! Our dietary choices and lifestyle practices play a huge role in either maintaining balance or spiking blood sugar levels. The number of people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes is also rising rapidly in North America and it’s something we see in our practice very often. How Does Blood Sugar Fluctuate? Carbohydrates we…

  • Detox,  Exercise,  Healthy Hormones,  Nutrition,  Stress Management,  Thyroid Health,  Weight Loss,  Women's Health

    4 Surprising Factors that Contribute to Stubborn Weight Gain

    Eat less, exercise more. Is it really that easy? You may not be surprised to hear that losing excess weight and keeping it off goes way beyond such one-dimensional recommendations. In fact, the concept of calories in and calories out may be the biggest misunderstanding people have about weight. It turns out that weight gain and shedding extra pounds are not as black and white as many seem to think.  Let’s look beyond fad diets at a functional approach to…

  • brain function,  Brain Health,  Detox,  gut health,  mental health,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    To Detox or Not to Detox?

    What does going on a ‘detox’ or ‘cleanse’ mean to you? Fasting? Following a boxed detox kit? Going on a lemon juice cleanse? Eating clean and whole foods? Messaging from the growing detox industry implies that without such measures, detoxification won’t occur. The truth? Our bodies detox 365 days a year, sweeping our cells clean of toxins and removing them from our bodies.  But that doesn’t mean we should ignore these detoxification pathways. Let’s look at why detoxification is so important…

  • acne,  gut health,  Healthy Hormones,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss,  Women's Health

    What you need to know about Dairy

    Did you drink milk with lunch as a child? For decades, milk was considered an essential part of a healthy diet. Depending on where you grew up, you may have been encouraged to drink a glass of milk with each meal. But milk has fallen out of favour with many health professionals in recent years.  Do You Really Need Dairy? The Top 3 Myths Busted Decades of catchy dairy industry slogans like “Got Milk?” have kept dairy at the forefront…

  • Blog,  Nutrition,  Recipes,  Weight Loss

    The Best Keto Bread

    Amazing Bread 3 cup blanched almond flour (10 oz)10 TBS psyllium husk powder (no substitutes) (90 grams) (must be a fine powder, measure weight to be sure) (I use Jay Robb whole husk psyllium ground in a blender until half its original volume, other psyllium may not have the same results)4 tsp baking powder1 tsp Celtic sea salt5 TBS apple cider vinegar (2 oz)6 egg whites (7 oz)1 1/2 cup BOILING water (12 oz) NOTE:  Make sure to weigh your ingredients to ensure it rises properly and doesn’t…