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COVID-19 Prevention and Recovery Guide

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor. I am a holistic nutritionist. This information is intended for general wellbeing and educational purposes. It is not meant to substitute for the advice of a medical professional. Never take any nutritional supplement before talking to your primary health care provider. Please follow public health advisories. An ounce of… Continue reading COVID-19 Prevention and Recovery Guide

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Avocado Health Benefits

From heart health to joint health to skin health, avocados are one food that definitely nourishes the body from the inside out!  

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It all starts in the gut!

The reason why Module 1 of my MS program starts with addressing gut health is because according to the holistic model of health, the underlying cause of autoimmune reactions is triggered by intestinal hyperpermeability, commonly referred to as leaky gut syndrome. In this scenario within the digestive system, the intestinal lining becomes irritated and inflamed… Continue reading It all starts in the gut!

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A Holistic Approach to Living With MS

Multiple Sclerosis is a complex, multifaceted disease with many possible outcomes. Nutrition should never be considered an alternative, but rather a very important part of managing any health condition. Taking a holistic, nutritional approach to managing MS involves addressing the body as a whole in order to modulate the immune system and stop your body from initiating an autoimmune attack against itself.

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Online MS Program Now up and Running!

Finally, I’m ready to release the first module of my online program: A Holistic Approach to Living With Multiple Sclerosis. I’m actually really excited about this program. It’s one of the most important things I’ve ever done and I’m so happy to finally share all this information with you. I believe this is the most… Continue reading Online MS Program Now up and Running!

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Why Do We Get a Lump in Our Throat When We’re Sad?

Whether we’re overcome with joy at a beautiful wedding ceremony, or we just watched a sad Humane Society commercial, our bodies respond in much the same way. Many of us who cry or are on the verge of crying often feel a lump-like sensation in the throat. As there isn’t an actual lump forming in… Continue reading Why Do We Get a Lump in Our Throat When We’re Sad?

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FREE TRIAL: New Year’s Cleanse

A Clean Eating Start to the New Year!  Juice fasts, green smoothie cleanses, raw food challenges, detox kits…do any of these actually cleanse your body of toxins, or are they simply marketing ploys? In the world of health and wellness, the term detoxification refers to ridding the body of toxins, chemicals, and heavy metals, as… Continue reading FREE TRIAL: New Year’s Cleanse

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Holiday Survival Tips for Both the Body and Mind

Delicious food, holiday celebrations and a little added stress can make sticking to your health goals a challenge. You work hard to keep yourself well and feeling good and in balance all year long so there is no reason why the holidays should be any different! Follow these simple tips to enjoy the holidays and… Continue reading Holiday Survival Tips for Both the Body and Mind

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Beat the Winter Blues Before They Start!

It’s dark when I wake up in the morning and dark before I leave work! I don’t know about you, but I’m already starting to miss the sun! These cold, short days are getting to me early this year. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that's related to a change in the seasons.… Continue reading Beat the Winter Blues Before They Start!

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6 Week Program: A Holistic Approach to Managing Multiple Sclerosis

Starting this January, if you’re living in the Kitchener/Waterloo area,  I’ll be offering a FREE 6-week program on how to take a holistic approach to managing multiple sclerosis. If you can't make it out to these classes, don't fret, the full 16 module program will be available online this December! Multiple Sclerosis is a complex,… Continue reading 6 Week Program: A Holistic Approach to Managing Multiple Sclerosis