I am feeling so optimistic about this way of eating. As I head into the home stretch, I know this is not a fad diet for me. Bloating and digestive issues have drastically improved. My energy continues to be stable, with no afternoon slumps at all.
by Dr. Marita Schauch, BSc, ND I’ve taken some time this month to explore depression, given how Seasonal Effective Disorder (SAD) tends to run rampant at this time of winter. I’m a firm believer in people feeling empowered around their health care, and don’t necessarily prescribe any one treatment for depression. Always go and talk [...]
I continue to be amazed at how great I feel and how eating this way is not nearly as difficult as I had expected. Meal planning continues to be necessary and a priority. I am rarely hungry between meals and hardly feel the need to “snack”.
I first heard of the Whole30 eating plan from one of our customers who raved about it. At the time I quickly researched and decided it was too extreme for me. However, when my cousin posted on facebook that she was starting the program soon and was looking for people to join her
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS, and sometimes called Willis-Ekbom disease) is a problem that does what it says on the tin – it makes it impossible for you to keep your legs still. The symptoms are typically worse at night when sitting or lying down and tend to improve with movement. Sufferers report a variety of [...]
Guest article by W. Gifford-Jones, MD Today millions of North Americans suffer hypertension and 99% are being treated by prescription drugs. Studies show that nearly 50% discontinue their medication due to unpleasant side-effects. But tossing away drugs is a hazardous move which can result in earlier death. This week, a double-barrelled natural remedy that helps [...]
By Jason Sebeslav Dr. Zoltan Rona is a graduate of McGill University Medical School and has a Masters Degree in Biochemistry and Clinical Nutrition. He is the author of three Canadian bestselling health books, and the medical editor of the Benjamin Franklin Award-winning Encyclopedia of Natural Healing. Dr. Rona has had a private medical practice [...]
by Dominique Vanier, BScH, MEnvSc, ND (cand) With the holidays quickly approaching, so too are many nights of hearty meals, good wine, and great company. Eating large meals with heavy foods, however, may cause some indigestion, especially for those of us who have sensitive stomachs. To combat the unpleasant after-effects of dense meals, proper food [...]
An Interview with Caroline Farquhar, RHN by Jason Sebeslav, Owner The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Caroline Farquhar, RHN, BA is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist specializing in digestive care and cleansing. She educates audiences through seminars, TV and radio appearances across the country on the topic of how to achieve better health naturally. Caroline is [...]
Guest post by by Sonia Chartier, with Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.(Hons.), M.Env.Sc., N.D. (candidate) It has happened to all of us: that moment when you feel the onset of gas, and the security of your own washroom is nowhere in sight. You scour your mind on what you ate for lunch. You ask yourself, “Could it have been [...]