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What the heck is SIBO?
What is SIBO? Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when gut bacteria become too plentiful in the small intestine. The most common symptom is diarrhea. In a healthy gut there are huge numbers of bacteria in the large intestine (which is also called the colon) and relatively small numbers of bacteria in the small intestine. … Continue reading
A Rant and a Recipe
Like so many blogs with recipes I’m starting out with several minutes of my musings and a hint of there being a recipe waiting for you at the very end. Skip the rant and scroll right to the recipe if you wish but you’ll miss some good material and me saying a bad word. The … Continue reading
Blueberry Bliss Bars
Blueberry Bliss Bars I love this versatile recipe which I adapted from an original recipe at mynewroots.org. The nut and date base and silky cashew filling is ultra satisfying – like the best cheesecake ever – without all the dairy, wheat and refined sugar. Being nutrient dense and an excellent source of protein and healthy fats … Continue reading
Omega Colada Smoothie
Do you like piña coladas? This time of year there’s nothing like a vacation to help you hit the reset button. Time away to decompress has got to be my favourite form of self care! Months of stress washed away with a few dips in the ocean, and maybe a few fruity cocktails.. If you can’t … Continue reading
Did you know that chocolate contains more antioxidants than any other food, blowing blueberries, green tea and red wine out of the water?! The antioxidant compounds found in chocolate decrease platelet aggregation, making your blood less sticky.. like Aspirin, only weaker. Chocolate’s antioxidants also decrease LDL (“bad”) cholesterol oxidation and this is really important because … Continue reading
Super Fly Pumpkin Pie
It’s Thanksgiving. Let’s eat! I love a good Thanksgiving-induced turkey coma followed by a big piece of pumpkin pie. With lots of whipped cream. This year I’m shaking things up with a wholesome version of this celebrated dessert. Here are the ingredients you won’t find in Super Fly Pumpkin Pie: Sugar – Excessive amounts on … Continue reading
Fall is in the air and thank goodness. Summertime is blissful, don’t get me wrong, but it can get overwhelming after a while. Too many plans and not enough sunsets to fit in all that awesomeness! When the temperature drops and the leaves begin to change colour, I breathe a sigh of relief. It’s time … Continue reading
Healthiest food on earth
Happy Earth Day, folks! To celebrate the day I’ve rounded up some of the healthiest food on earth: Kale (+ broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, etc) Why: Brassica veggies prevent many forms of cancer and help to promote optimal liver function. How: Baby kale in salads is so much better than plain old lettuce. Blueberries Why: Loaded with … Continue reading
Kelp can help.
Sea vegetables are an integral part of a healthy diet. When I encourage my patients to eat seaweed, they look at me like I have two heads and say “that slimy weird stuff?” Yes, that slimy weird stuff! Trust me – sea vegetables are so packed with trace minerals and vitamins, they are nature’s multivitamin … Continue reading
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