Do you frequently experience energy highs and crashes throughout the day? Maybe you’re extra shaky and irritable if a meal is delayed. Or you keep snacks secretly stashed at your desk, in your car and bag to ward off light-headedness. These rollercoaster blood sugar surges and dips do more than zap your productivity and mood. […]
Do you drag yourself home after a long day, take one look at the ingredients needed for a healthy dinner, and dial up your favorite delivery app instead? Or does half your “day off” disappear in the kitchen attempting to tackle multiple recipes for healthy meal preparation that you’ll likely just nibble on all week?
If you cringe when you see the weekly menu at your favorite healthy food restaurants because it’s filled with gut-healthy foods you don’t enjoy… Or if you’re puzzled trying to select truly heart healthy foods from the overwhelming options at grocery stores… You’re not alone. Navigating all the conflicting nutrition advice to actually make the
Do you cringe when you hear the words “kale salad?” Does the notion of starting your day with plain oatmeal make you want to go back to bed? If the thought of choking down yet another bland “health” food makes you want to give up your nutrition goals for good…I’ve got great news for you.
Do you ever get the feeling that you’re not fully in control when it comes to your health? Have you struggled to lose those last 10 pounds, reduce inflammation, or improve that pesky digestive issue? If you feel stuck or confused despite your best efforts to exercise more, take supplements, or just “eat healthy,” you
If you’ve ever gone on a diet only to regain your lost weight soon after its completion, you’re not alone — research shows the vast majority of diets are doomed to fail. Drastic shifts in your eating habits can work and may help you slim down fast, but any changes will likely be temporary, dietitians
Integrative and Functional medical nutrition therapy can be extremely helpful for a wide variety of symptoms and ailments, including depression, fatigue, brain fog, bloating, constipation, abdominal pain, weight gain, joint pain, inflammation, autoimmunity and thyroid health. It focuses on the functioning of various systems within the body beyond treating the symptoms by examining the underlying
The prevalence of anxiety and depression is on the rise and if your symptoms are persistent and interfere with normal daily functioning, coping can be a challenge and requires making lifestyle changes. Here are some signs that may be contributing to your feeling unwell and anxious. 1. Are you eating and drinking regularly? When we
Brain fog aka memory loss and decreased attention span is a common complaint by many of my patients nowadays. Brain fog is caused by a lack of blood flow to your brain called hypoperfusion. Hypoperfusion causes inflammation in the brain which then causes damage to the cells of the brain. Brain fog slows your reflexes
If you’re like a lot of people, you might skip breakfast before a workout. Maybe this is because you’re heading to spin class and it’s in less than an hour. Or you’re taking your dog for a three-kilometre run before heading off to work and you don’t have time. But failing to fuel up before