Superfoods and Foods as Medicine

Superfoods and Food as Medicine Imagine a world where there are certain foods (not drugs or pharmaceuticals) that can be more powerful than medicine. Where these foods have been provided to us by the natural environment we live in. Where these foods are so nutrient-dense that they can prevent agains...

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Posted on Mar 9, 2015 - Last updated on Mar 9, 2015

Understanding Carbs: Slow carbs not no carbs

Understanding Carbs Part 2: Slow Carb Not Low Carb It’s time to dust off that toaster and unleash your inner Italian. (Ok, I indulge a little here, but carbs are back, and they’re important as ever and they’re here to stay.) But before you start munching on a donut or inhaling a piece of choco...

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Posted on Feb 15, 2015 - Last updated on Feb 15, 2015

Understanding Carbs

In last week’s blog post we talked about the addictive potential of manufactured foods, namely sugar and fats. We discussed fructose, sucrose and glucose and how these different carbohydrates can interact with our brain and body systems when they are consumed in a highly concentrated and processed...

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Posted on Feb 9, 2015 - Last updated on Feb 9, 2015

How to Stop Food Cravings: Can we really be addicted to food?

Can we really be addicted to food? The answer is yes, we can, and it is much more common than you might think. We all need food and nutrition on a daily basis in order to survive, though it is not this food that we become addicted to. Today’s obesogenic-promoting food environment makes it hard [&h...

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Posted on Jan 28, 2015 - Last updated on Jul 20, 2015

How to Stop Food Cravings, Part : 1Why do We Get Cravings?

Part 1: Why do we get food cravings? Here’s the scenario: It’s 9pm and you’re sitting on the couch watching your favourite TV show. You’ve had dinner but you can hear the chocolate bar in the fridge calling you. It’s been calling you all day. As the calling of the chocolate bar gets louder...

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Posted on Jan 19, 2015 - Last updated on Jul 20, 2015

Setting Goals that Stick

You can set new goals, and “resolutions” any time of the year, but since it’s topical at the moment- being January, I thought I would share our process. Goal Setting process: Step 1. Reflections: Think back over the previous year.  Get a big piece of paper and jot down your achiev...

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Posted on Jan 8, 2015 - Last updated on Jan 8, 2015

Merry Christmas! Ideas for a More Conscious Christmas

Check out this short Video below where I share some great ideas on a few small changes you can make to your Christmas spread and the way you “do” Christmas this year.   Watch how adding just a touch of “consciousness” can add to the day without detracting from the magic, fu...

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Posted on Dec 18, 2014 - Last updated on Dec 18, 2014

How learning to surf taught me not to focus on the problem!

One day I was out in the ocean, I was learning how to surf.  The waves were fairly big and “crumbling”.  As soon as I caught a wave I barely got to my feet before… Splash! I would unbalance myself and “dive tumble” into the waves.  After my second frustrated attempt, I looked at...

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Posted on Nov 3, 2014 - Last updated on Nov 4, 2014

Delcious Gluten Free Muesli (Paleo style)

Recipe: Here is my recipe for the Gluten Free Muesli (Paleo style) 4 cups activated nuts (if you don’t have activated nuts you can make them or use raw nuts).  I like to use: 1 cup Brazil nuts, 1 cup blanched and skinned almonds, 1 cup cashews or macadamias and 1 cup of a mix […]...

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Posted on Oct 17, 2014 - Last updated on Oct 17, 2014

40 Ways to Improve Your State (and Feel Better)

40 Natural Ways to Lift Your Mood, Increase Your Energy Levels and Alter Your State It absolutely is possible to influence your “state”.  By state, I mean you can influence your mood, your energy levels and your state of mind.  When you are in your optimum state, the world is your oyster, you ...

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Posted on Oct 10, 2014 - Last updated on Oct 14, 2014

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