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|

How to Make Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Golden Milk

Turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic Medicine for many years. It contains a powerful anti-inflammatory compound called curcumin. Studies have consistently shown positive results for pain reduction using 2000-3000mg of turmeric per day.

In Ayurvedic Medicine, it’s traditionally made into turmeric golden milk, a warming drink with anti-inflammatory benefits to  help to reduce pain naturally.

The turmeric gets […]

2017-09-28T12:43:40+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Recipes|

What are the Benefits of Turmeric?

We should all eat more turmeric.

Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory and research shows that it is effective in treating pain Holistic Pain Relief . It is also useful in treating arthritis and is currently being researched for Alzheimer’s prevention. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Therapies published a review of […]

2017-06-20T16:36:25+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Nutrition|

Are There Any Turmeric Supplement Side Effects?

If you’re thinking of adding turmeric to your diet, please try it. Turmeric (Curcuma longa) has two dozen anti-inflammatory qualities, is effective in treating pain, and the risk of turmeric supplement side effects is low. The spice is commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine and may prevent cancer, reduce the risk of pain, and treat arthritis.

Possible […]

2017-06-20T16:35:06+00:00 November 30th, 2015|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


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


  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.

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 Health Benefits of Drinking Turmeric Ginger Tea

Looking to start your day off with something healthy? Turmeric ginger tea is an easy way to do just that.

How to Make Turmeric Ginger Tea

It’s simple. Really simple. Take some fresh ginger and slice it in strips. Let it steep in a cup of hot water along with some ground turmeric. Add a dash of […]

2017-06-20T16:18:53+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Immune System, Nutrition, Recipes|

Turmeric and Cancer: What You Should Know

Looking for ways to manage cancer with or without drugs? Here’s an approach to get started with: eat a good diet.

Turmeric, the spice that gives curry its bright yellow color, has been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for 4,000 years. Here’s a quote from the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Therapies: “turmeric appears to […]

2017-06-20T16:18:28+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Nutrition|

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|
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