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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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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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How Important is Water? It's Your Body's Lifeline! brain health healthy living immunity resilience sleep sugarfree Jan 28, 2024

Water is more than just a thirst quencher. 

It's a fundamental building block of life. 

Your body relies on it for numerous vital functions. Imagine this: the average man is about 60% water, women are around 50%, and your brain is a whopping 75% water. 

It's no exaggeration to say...

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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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It’s not just what you eat - it’s when, how and why ayurveda healthy eating healthy living real food resilience sleep sugarfree Nov 19, 2023

The last few weeks, I've been highlighting some effective steps for Fixing Your Sleep.

We've had:

  • Turn all screens off by 8 pm (LINK)
  • Find ways to manage stress - including Breathwork  (LINK)
  • Pay attention when your body is tired, and turn in before 10pm  (LINK)
  • Wake up and move...
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What’s Your Sleep Score? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living immunity real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Oct 12, 2023

This fall I’ve been taking a deep dive into the Six Pillars of Health and Longevity, starting with “Just Eat Real Food!” (Get links to all the posts HERE.)   

And now we're going to look into the next pillar, Sleep!

So how is your sleep?

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So what the heck can I eat? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Oct 01, 2023

Over the last few weeks, we’ve reviewed the different macro and micro nutrient requirements that we consume in our food.  Remember, food doesn’t just provide energy–it also gives us the building blocks for various tissues in the body and the various means of communication...

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