Health & Wellness

What’s for Dinner?

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Dragging your feet through your front door at the end of the day, you face the question, “What’s for dinner?” Without a plan, you may find yourself in the pantry shoveling handfuls of low-nutrient food into your mouth. The result: a poorly nourished body and an expanding waistline. If you have little ones around, not […]

6 Natural Anxiety Busting Remedies

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Give anxiety the boot with these 6 all natural anxiety busting remedies. Consume More Fish You’re probably well aware that omega-3s help to protect the brain from dementia but did you know they also help relieve anxiety? The exact reason why is unclear, but scientists speculate that inflammation in the brain may contribute to anxiety […]

Food and Mood

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Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing. When it comes to our mental health however, almost half of those who feel they have suffered from depression or anxiety have never gone to see a doctor about their problem. This is despite the fact that therapies based on nutrition, cognitive behavior, or […]

5 Natural Relief Strategies for IBS Symptoms

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Irritable bowel syndrome can have an enormous impact on your quality of life but you do have options to help you alleviate common symptoms. Unraveling the root causes of IBS is challenging, as they may be different for everyone. So natural approaches to help you find relief need to integrate strategies for improving digestion, soothing […]

Bacterial Overgrowth in IBS

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Understanding the Role of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in IBS – By Desiree Nielsen BSc RD Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) continues to frustrate many a sufferer and health professional alike: as research is leading multiple therapeutic directions, it can be very challenging to accurately target therapies and nutritional interventions for the patient. One very promising direction […]

The Challenges of Conventional Allergy Testing

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When I was in my twenties, I experienced what I can only imagine is a very common scenario at the doctors office. I had an extremely reactive nose, that would get stuffed up after most of my meals and some mornings I woke up with eyelids so puffy and swollen, I could barely see through […]

Your Guide to Deciphering Sugar – Take Control

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We are eating more sugar than we think and experts are warning that sugar may be the worst thing we could be eating. With new recommendations out this month from the World Health Organization (WHO) suggesting we cut our sugar intake in half, it’s becoming clear that we need a sugar solution.   Sugar is […]

Seasonal Allergies STILL Bugging You?

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The Solution May In Fact Lie On Your Plate The food on your plate may be giving you allergies. In a number of ways, the food you eat and your body’s response to spring and summer (seasonal allergies) are related. Grab your forks! Let’s dig into some natural solutions to boost your immune system, including […]