Diet

3 Ways to Get the Benefits of Omega-3 Fats

Not all fats are created equal. There are good fats and there are bad fats.

For years we were told to avoid fats. Low fat foods and non-fat versions started lining the grocery store shelves. Unfortunately, food manufacturers didn’t use all the right information. It’s not so much an issue of eating fat, but rather an issue […]

2017-06-21T12:53:48+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Nutrition|

Nutrition for Chronic Pain Management | PAINWeek 2016

I recently attended a national conference in Las Vegas called PAINWeek. It’s where practitioners in the medical field come together to discuss the topic of pain. Chronic pain is a complicated issue, and prescription medications are not enough. The best approach to chronic pain management is a holistic approach.

This year I shared two presentations at PAINWeek. […]

2017-06-21T12:31:16+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Nutrition, Pain Management|

Why You Should Drink Turmeric Tea (+ a Recipe)

Here’s one of my favourite recipes. I drink a cup of turmeric tea most mornings before a busy day. The ginger and turmeric kick will give you a power up.

Turmeric Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp coconut milk (optional – for a creamy finish)

Instructions

  1. It’s as simple as can be. Just like any tea, mix the spices in a mug and pour boiling water over top. Let steep for 3 minutes. Enjoy.
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Why You Should Eat More Turmeric

I sometimes see a tendency to exaggerate the benefits of certain foods, including turmeric. I can tell you that turmeric is […]

2017-06-20T16:27:40+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Immune System, Recipes|

The Benefits of Turmeric for Arthritis

Are you looking for ways to manage your arthritis? Try some turmeric.

Turmeric has been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for over 4000 years, Western medicine is now discovering the benefits of turmeric for arthritis. Here’s a way to eat your medicine and enjoy it too.

Turmeric for Arthritis: The Benefits

Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory. If you have […]

2017-06-20T16:17:38+00:00 October 30th, 2015|Pain Management|

6 Great Tasting Recipes to Improve Heart Health

Eating well is way easier than you think.

If you’ve wondered what the best foods are for preventing diabetes, losing weight, or warding off Alzheimer’s, here’s the good news: it’s all the same. There’s one set of guidelines to healthy eating. That’s it. You don’t have to read a bunch of blogs or memorize lots of […]

2017-06-20T16:05:09+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Recipes|
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