nutrition

We Need This Supplement Now More Than Ever….

August 5, 2020

  The Answer: PROBIOTICS! With the necessary use of frequent hand sanitizing šŸ‘ and harsh cleaners, we are disrupting our microbiome. Did you even know that we have more bacteria in and on our body than our own human cells?! šŸ¤Æ This underlines how important it is to ensure we have a strong flora of […]

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Boost your Mood: 2 Key Nutrients

May 20, 2020

More and more people are turning towards vegetarian, vegan diets and low protein diets. This can lead to gross protein and fat deficiencies which greatly can impact mental health and well-being. Without these key nutrients: The body is unable to operate the brain and nervous system adequately. People will quickly begin to complain of symptoms […]

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Preventing Age-Related Blindness

June 11, 2019

Age-related Macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of age-related blindness. It occurs most frequently in adults over the age of 50 and increases with age. It is more common in Caucasians, and those with a family history of the disease. Smoking doubles the risk of developmentĀ¹. AMD results when there is damage […]

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What I was up to in 2018

January 13, 2019

It’s hard to believe 2018 has ended and we are already well into 2019! Like any year, it was a year packed with many peaks and valleys. Here are three of my highlights: The year started off with the most exciting adventure of my life! My partner andĀ I summited Mount Washington, in New Hampshire. This […]

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Nourish Your Blood Pressure

February 24, 2015

By Guest Blogger: Danielle Lebon, Registered Massage Therapist, Acupuncturist, & Nutritionist Candidate High blood pressure affects 7.4 millions of Canadians, according to Hypertension Canada. The great news is you can take control with diet and exercise! I want to share some simple and easy tips to help you improve your blood pressure or, if you […]

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More Energy in 3 Easy Steps

November 5, 2014

Lack of energy is a common complaint I hear in my practice,Ā and yet, the solutionsĀ can be so simple!Ā Here are 3 simple solutions to energize your mind and body: 1. Provide your body with fuel. Proper nutrition provides your body with adequate calories, vitamins, and minerals to fuel the countless reactions that take place in your […]

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5 Tips to Improve your Nutrition

October 30, 2013

Missed my recent seminar on Making Healthy Nutrition Choices? Here are some quick tips to help you get more benefit out of the foods you eat: Choose more whole foods. If it comes in a box, wrapper, or plastic, chances areĀ itĀ is a nutrient poor choice (take for example a bag of chips or cookies, canned […]

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5 Foods To Warm You Up

January 31, 2013

With all this cold and dreary (and now wet) weather we’ve been having, why not use your nutrition choices to help keep you warm? Here’s a list of 5 foods that are sure to warm you from the inside out! 1. Beans and lentils. Incorporate them to intoĀ your next soup for an added warming effect […]

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My Top 5 Favourite Books

January 13, 2013

Those who know me well know I am an avid reader andĀ recommend numerous books in my practice.Ā Here are my top 5 most recommended reads: Nutrition The Delicious Detox by Carol Morely, ND. I love this cookbook because it covers all the basics on healthy cooking in a concise manner. All of the recipes are delicious, […]

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Nutrition to Boost Athletic Performance

November 13, 2012

Looking to boost athletic performance? Whether you are an athlete, weekend warrior, or just trying to get into a regular physical activity routine, you will want to include the following foods in your nutrition plan: 1. Protein. Adequate protein intake is needed to grow and repair muscles. It is also needed to maintain immune function […]

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