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Watch the Carbs, Don't Fear the Fat! brain health healthy eating healthy living real food sugarfree May 26, 2024

When you ask people what their favourite source of energy is, they will likely name some kind of carbohydrate.  This could be bread, pasta, potatoes, a grain such as rice or quinoa, or even a chocolate bar!  No matter what form they come in, they will all be metabolized in your body...

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You Likely Need More Phospholipids and Omega-3 Fatty Acids brain health healthy eating real food resilience sugarfree May 12, 2024

It is sugar (not fat) and a lack of omega-3s that are driving cerebrovascular disease. 

It is not cholesterol either, as it is a brain essential, meaning that eggs are positively good for your brain!

Unfortunately, effective marketing from processed food companies with a vested interest in...

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May is Save Your Mind Month! brain health environment healthy eating healthy living real food resilience May 05, 2024

Love your brain, and save your mind!

I’ve written quite a bit before on the importance of developing habits to maintain and support a healthy brain.

Concerns about dementia and cognitive health continue to be high on the list of concerns for older adults.

This coincides with an interest in...

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Detoxing from EMF Exposure brain health environment healthy eating healthy living immunity real food sleep Apr 28, 2024

We’re all pretty aware of the risks of exposure to toxins in the air we breathe and water we drink, as well as the hormones, antibiotics and pesticides commonly found in our food.

But what many of us pay less attention to is the risk of exposure to EMFs.

What are EMFs?

Electromagnetic...

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What’s All the Buzz About Intermittent Fasting? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living real food sugarfree Apr 14, 2024

 

You may be thinking that this is just one of the latest fads and health crazes, soon to fade from interest.  But in fact it’s not new at all.

Remember being a kid, when you typically ate 3 meals a day–breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with no snacks.

If breakfast was at 8:00am...

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It's Time for a Spring Cleanse! brain health healthy eating healthy living real food sugarfree Apr 06, 2024

As I discussed last week, our bodies have natural, innate processes that help to manage any toxicity that may have entered your body from the environment or what you eat and drink.  But if the toxic load is too much, we need to take additional steps, such as removing some of...

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Is It Time for a Natural Detox? ayurveda environment healthy eating healthy living immunity meditation mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free Mar 31, 2024

Even though the temps here in southern Ontario are still chilly, the snow is mostly gone, the robins are out and about, and there is a sense of spring in the air!

And with the change in seasons from winter to spring, it can be a time to consider a spring cleanse to rid ourselves of the vestiges...

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Why One-Size-Fits-All Food Plans May Not Work for You! brain health healthy eating healthy living immunity real food resilience sleep sugarfree Jan 21, 2024

Our theme this month is “Just Eat Real Food!”  

And by that we mean food in as natural a state as possible (OK, you’re allowed to cook it!) and avoiding sugar and other processed foods.

But beyond that, what should you eat? And why is it so complicated?

Getting lost in...

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What matters are the actions we take brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes immunity meditation real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Jan 13, 2024

Goals, intentions and resolutions are great – but we need to take action!

So, did you make any New Year's Resolutions this year? 

Are they going well, or have you left them behind already?

No worries  let's try to understand why that can happen, and how we can refocus and make...

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It’s a new year and I’m changing things up! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Jan 13, 2024
I’ve written a lot about change, and how we need to change in order to grow and prosper as humans.  As my mom used to say “If we rest, we rust.”  This is true for both our mind, body and also our spirit!
 
I’ve been able to take a few days out...
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Top 3 health and wellness books for your stocking this season brain health environment healthy eating healthy living immunity mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Dec 15, 2023

One of my favourite leisure activities is reading books or listening to podcasts about health and wellness topics.  In fact one way I manage those longer books full of scientific discoveries is to listen to them on Audible!  When in the car or out for a walk, they are the perfect...

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Top 10 Tips to Survive the Holidays healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement real food sleep stress-free Dec 06, 2023

Food and social get-togethers play a major role in celebrating the holidays. 

It’s wonderful to “break bread” with those near and dear, but that celebratory environment can also create challenges if you are in the process of changing your relationship with food (and perhaps...

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