If I could get $1 for each story I've heard from clients and big names in the health world who have been vegan or vegetarian, had health issues, re-introduced animal products, and solved their health issues, well - I'd certainly have a significant amount of change...read more
We all want it, but in this modern day a lot of us simply don't have it. What am I talking about? Great skin. This is a topic that's near and dear to my heart because when I was a teenager I suffered from terrible acne. I was put on antibiotics and the birth control...read more
What you need to know about MTHFR, methylation, and over-supplementing (which can be very dangerous)
If you go to a health practitioner who sees that you have MTHFR and simply tells you to take methylated B vitamins but doesn’t address any of the fundamental factors that inhibit methylation, my advice to you would be to RUN. Find a health practitioner who’ll do the...read more
Ingredients 1 C coconut water (with no added sugar) 2 pears, peeled 1 green apple, peeled A good handful of spinach Juice from 2 limes Instructions Blend all ingredients together and pour into molds to freeze. I use these and this recipe makes 4 of these...read more
These couldn't be easier to make and both kids and adults love them. Feel free to reduce the coconut water by a 1/3 to reduce the sugar content if you wish. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 C coconut water (with no added sugar) 2/3 C frozen cherries, (really squish them in to...read more
What you need to know about heart disease that your doctor isn’t telling you (hint: it’s not about the saturated fat)
After I had my second daughter I did an experiment. I went on a strict vegan diet for about 3 months to determine whether this would lower my cholesterol. At the time I was following a well respected MD; Dr Michael Gregor of Nutritionfacts.org. This was a time when I...read more
A lot of clients who come to see me, and a lot of the ladies in my Six Week Summer Slim Down group weight loss program are still stuck in the archaic notion that “a calorie is a calorie” and weight loss is simply a matter of “calories in verses calories out”. This is...read more
A lot of women are told they must take folic acid if they are considering having a baby or if they're pregnant however, I'm here to tell you to STAY AWAY from folic acid. Huh? What? Are you insane Tara?! Let me clarify: I want you to take folate not synthetic folic...read more
Adapted from Super Healthy Kids Makes 24 muffins Dry ingredients: 1.5 cup – Bob's Red Mill gluten-free flour (no affiliation, it's just what works in this recipe) 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt Wet ingredients: 1/2 C honey or maple syrup 1 large...read more
This is one of my favourite breakfasts lately. Not only does it taste delicious, but it also incorporates some of the healthiest foods on the planet. Let me breakdown for you what's included in this breakfast and why I've chosen the foods I have. Organic, free-range,...read more
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