Nutritional Wellness

5 Tips To Surviving The Holidays

5 Tips To Surviving The Holidays

We all know “that” feeling, it’s after a holiday dinner and we are sitting in a reclined position with our top button undone wondering how it was possible to finish that very last bite of gingerbread cake. I have to admit, I’ve been there!   […]

Broth, Does A Body Good

Broth, Does A Body Good

I remember the day when I was sick, wrapped up in a blanket on the couch, watching TV and sipping on a cup of warm and nourishing broth that my mom made for me, “Drink up, you’ll feel better soon”, she said.  Miraculously I did!  It […]

Ignite The Fire

Ignite The Fire

Yesterday afternoon my daughters Syra and Sophia joined me while I sat in on Registered Holistic Nutritionist Julie Daniluk speak at the Whole Life Expo at the Metro Convention Center in Toronto.Syra was engaged excitedly raising her hands to answer questions and participating in the […]

Our Friendly Neighbourhood Naturopath.

Our Friendly Neighbourhood Naturopath.

The girls and I had our annual visit with our favourite naturopath Dr. Mary last week. Thankfully, everyone had a pretty clean bill of health, yes including me!  Over the last 2 years, Dr. Mary has helped me and my family work towards a state […]

Feeling SAD?

Feeling SAD?

    As the fall weather is settling in, some of us may be feeling depressed, unproductive, and have decreased energy levels.   According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, research suggests that between 2 and 3 per cent of the general population may have seasonal […]

Pesky Parasites

Pesky Parasites

When people hear the word parasites they get squiggly.  I recently listened to The Parasite Summit webinar, where functional practitioners and holistic professionals such as Dr. David Jockers, Dr. Todd Watts, and Dr. Sarah Ballantyne shared their knowledge and recommendations on parasite preventions, remedies, and protocols. […]