Health Insurance Coverage, Nutrition 101

Holistic Nutrition: Insurance Coverage!

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Did you know that insurance coverage is now available to (Canadian) residents of Ontario and Alberta for nutrition services when you see a nutritionist that is a professional member of the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners (CANNP)?
This is fairly new to Ontario and brand new to Alberta.

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Benefits of Plant Based Foods, Celiac Disease, Colon Health, Events, Food Allergies, Food Intolerances, Gluten-Free Events, Grain-Free, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Nutrition 101, Nutritious Foods, Paleo, Paleo Recipes, Recipes, Refined Sugar Free

Paleo Scrumptious Snacking Cooking Class!

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I will be teaching a Paleo cooking class with wellness expert Erin Toole Budd at Ambrosia Natural Foods in Vaughan, Ontario (just north of Toronto) on June 15, 2016. I have been shopping at and loving Ambrosia since its first flagship store opened many years ago! Back then, it was very hard to find foods that were suitable for celiac disease and they were among the first stores to carry such foods. I’d walk in and feel as though I’d hit the jackpot! Continue reading “Paleo Scrumptious Snacking Cooking Class!”

Events, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living, Nutrition 101

The Eat Real Food Health Summit

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Join me plus dozens of experts in health and wellness for the FREE, online “Eat Real Food Summit!” I will be discussing how you can prevent osteoporosis naturally and foods that are good for them bones! Continue reading “The Eat Real Food Health Summit”

Benefits of Plant Based Foods, Cleansing, Colon Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition 101, Nutritious Foods, Organic Foods

Should you consider doing a juice cleanse?

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The gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which includes the stomach and intestine is extremely complex, and is now thought by scientists to be our body’s second brain. The surface lining of the GI tract includes numerous bacteria, immune and nerve cells that largely function to protect us against toxins and foreign invaders. In fact, many researchers argue that the gastrointestinal tract makes up between 80 and 90 percent of our body’s entire immune system. Continue reading “Should you consider doing a juice cleanse?”

Nutrition 101, Vitamins & Minerals

Do I have a MTHFR Genetic Mutation?

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Our ability to activate folic acid is more important than we realize!

Nutritional Genomics: the field blows me away!

This year, on new year’s day, I decided to write about a topic I’ve become very interested in. If this post helps one person, then my first new year’s resolution has been achieved! Why should more people know about the topic I am going to discuss? I have read that up to half the population may have a variation of this specific genetic mutation. Continue reading “Do I have a MTHFR Genetic Mutation?”

Healthy Eating, Nutrition 101, Nutritious Foods

12 Easy, Healthy Food Swaps

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Small changes over time can make a big impact on our health. Today’s diet is so dependent on packaged, processed and modified foods, we’ve forgotten what real food is! Continue reading “12 Easy, Healthy Food Swaps”