I love my work. Not only do I write and give you the straight goods on getting healthy, but I also get to learn some of the most remarkable and strange facts about health every day.
For example, I was recently enlightened about one of the common sym... Read More
There’s no doubt that spinning is having its time in the spotlight as the current “it girl” of the workout scene. With plenty of celebrity endorsements and spinning studios popping up on countless corners, it ... Read More
As a holistic nutritionist, I don’t believe in food guides, pyramids, or plates. Everyone is different, and a person’s diet should reflect that. That said, Canada’s Food Guide is being overhauled, and I think it is worth the time to talk abou... Read More
I have some good news for you today! You can go ahead and drink that glass of red wine with your dinner and know that you are doing something good for your body.
We have all heard about the heart health benefits of red wine. But, new studies show th... Read More
If you choose to satisfy your hunger with grapes, apples, or spicy meals like curries, then guess what? You could be starving potential prostate cancer cells at the same time.
A new study is showing that compounds in red grapes, apple skin, and turme... Read More
Every October, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, two things are guaranteed: lots of pink and a great deal of back-and-forth about breast cancer screening. The debate has passionate advocates on both sides of the fence, but the subject can eas... Read More
Most people are concerned about catching a foreign disease when they go abroad. They are worried that their immune systems will be unable to fend off viruses that don’t exist in the U.S. Most of the dangerous diseases can be vaccinated against and ... Read More
There has been a lot of debate about food allergies in recent years. In particular, medical professionals have been trying to classify reactions tocertain foods by distinguishing between food allergy and food intolerance. The topic is usually broache... Read More