September 30, 2016

Stop Eating the Same Food Every Day: Why Changing Up Your Diet is Key

I was recently talking to a patient about breakfast and we bonded over our mutual love of smoothies. She told me that she made the same smoothie every single day: frozen berries, spinach, flax seed, protein powder and some almond milk. While all of the ingredients in her smoothie are nutritious, I encouraged her to […]

Tired of Getting Injured At The Gym? Think Functional Fitness

We can all agree that fitness should be an aspect of anyone’s life, whether we are into team sports, weight lifting, jogging, dance, or even a morning powerwalk, physical activity is an essential part of our well being. However, our fitness regimen can do more than just keep us fit, it can keep us functional. […]

Stop Counting Calories and Start Focusing On Eating Whole Foods

Clean eating, counting calories, point systems, paleo, vegan, intermittent fasting, ketogenic – there are so many “right” ways to eat nowadays. Someone finds a strategy that works for them and thinks it is the end all be all to weight loss and vitality. The truth: there is no one-size-fits-all eating plan that will work for […]

What Your Blood Sugar Levels Are Telling You

A few decades ago, scientists claimed that fat in our diet was the root of all health issues. That is when the craze of low-fat, light, and vegetable oil products began as many believed they are making the healthier choice. However, obesity, heart disease, and cancer rates still skyrocketed. Fast forward to now, we are learning […]

Are you Taking the Big Five? High Quality Supplements for Optimal Health

From eating right, to sleeping well, to staying active everyday, we do lots to keep ourselves healthy and in good shape. However, we may be missing one key component in our daily routine that is keeping us from reaching optimal wellness: taking the right supplements. Remember the Flintstones tablets your parents made you take as […]

Resolve Emotional Difficulties with Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Anxiety, fear, resistance, jealousy, doubts – these are all unpleasant emotions that we wish we could avoid, but can often overpower us. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a technique that would help relieve us of these feelings almost instantly without being invasive? Well, the answer is at your fingertips – literally – it’s called […]

Are You Suffering from a Histamine Intolerance ?

Histamine intolerance is one of the most overlooked conditions due to its broad and extensive list of symptoms that may also be signs of many other health circumstances as well. Histamine intolerance is the resistance towards “normal” levels of histamine in food caused by a decreased activity of the histamine-degrading enzymes diamine oxidase (DAO). What […]

Could Cellphone Radiation Exposure Be Causing Your Health Problems?

The advancement in technology has surely come with its benefits; a world of information and entertainment conveniently located at our fingertips. The development of the modern-day smartphone has revolutionized the way we function on a day to day basis with the usage of mobile applications that have consolidated all of our needs into one small […]

Is Intermittent Fasting Worth the Buzz?

Intermittent fasting seems to be causing a lot of buzz amongst health professionals these days. Some claim it to be the “breakthrough” to fat loss and others claim it is just another fad diet. But what does the evidence say? And who can really benefit from it? Intermittent fasting relies on the notion that the […]

Big Fat Lies?

Fat: known to most as the enemy and who is to blame? We are almost conditioned to associate the word with weight gain, high cholesterol, and heart disease. Corporations do an amazing marketing the ‘low-fat’ and ‘low-calorie’ diets when it comes to weight loss and avoiding heart attacks or strokes. Except none of it is […]