basic immune support
To heck with an ounce of prevention - this autumn and winter we are all looking for a bucket of it, so let’s do this!Number one: keep washing your hands - soap & water will do.Wear a mask when at indoor public locations, and whenever asked...October 2020
for gut health
1 green cabbage
Non-white salt; pink (Himalayan) or grey (Celtic)
Peel off the most outer leaves of the cabbage.
Cut cabbage in to quarters. Cut the stem from each quarter.
Slice the quarters in to very fine ribbons; you...July 2020
a sabbatical during lockdown
In 1994, the seed was planted. I saw Much Ado About Nothing, by Kenneth Branagh, and fell in love with the landscape & architecture of Tuscany. Years later I bought Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love audiobook, which plays in a loop on my iPod when my mind becomes busy in...July 2020
bone density is about more than just calciumStrong bones help us in so many ways, which we often take for granted until we either experience a break or are told we have a moderate or severe fracture risk. For the active lifestyle we all want to enjoy here along the escarpment, being mindful of bone...March 2020
for your heart, bones and more
Low bone density? Plaque build-up in your arteries? History of kidney stones? Vitamin K2 may be a beneficial addition to your daily diet.In the 1930s, American dentist Dr. Weston Price traveled the world and noticed indigenous people who ate their own ethnic...January 2020
easy and delicious
I love these crackers! Personally, I make a batch pretty much each week; to satisfy my salty-crunchy cravings.
Professionally, I find myself sharing this recipe at least once each day. I am recommending them as a healthy alternative to:
- conventional...January 2020
8 Signs You May Be Deficient
This essential nutrient has many functions in your body involving your nervous system, blood cell formation, metabolism, muscle function, hormonal regulation and cardiovascular health. I'm sure you would agree this sounds pretty important, which makes it...October 2019
where did your sex drive go?
A woman’s libido is influenced by a vast number of things. While men can also experience reduced sex drive it is more common to hear women questioning their own, so let’s address it.
Firstly, it’s important to explore the motivation and cause of how you are feeling. Are...July 2019
eat your way to better mood & motivation
You have likely already heard of probiotics; they are often referred to as 'good bacteria', 'gut flora', or 'microbiota'. They are the bacteria that live in your gut and have received a lot of attention for how they help your digestion, immune function, drug...April 2019
with simple ingredients
Your kitchen is full of natural dyes. Common food items such as red cabbage, onion skins, and coffee can be used to transform plain white eggs into colourful Easter gems. Kids will especially love discovering all the different colours they can create—let them...April 2019
movement & mindset
Blue Zones are regions of the world where people commonly live active lives past the age of 100 years. Recently learning about these communities my attention was caught by two of the nine habits that contribute to their health & longevity. You may anticipate...January 2019
it's about Time!
Digestive complaints are a common reason why people consult with a naturopathic doctor (ND). Whether it’s something simple like bloating after eating, more bothersome like heartburn, or even a case of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like Crohn’s or...October 2018