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How to set a goal that you can actually achieve

Have you thought about your New Year’s resolutions?  If you’ve ever set a goal in January, and then found yourself struggling to keep up by February… You need to read this blog!! A 2019 study by fitness company Strava found that most resolutions are abandoned by January 19.  Don’t let yours end up the same […]

I developed the Pain Free Naturally program for YOU ♡

Not too long ago, I was very, very frustrated.  I was experiencing constipation, joint pain, and irritability— and I had NO IDEA why.  I felt like the solution to my pain was never going to materialize.  No matter what I did — doctor visits, acupuncture appointments, and frantic Google searches — I couldn’t find the “key” […]

Combating Inflammation and the Accelerated Effects of Aging

What exactly is inflammation? Inflammation gets a bad rap because we always think of it as a negative. However, acute inflammation is a natural and important part of the healing process in the body that you might notice as heat, pain, redness, swelling.  When we talk about combating inflammation, we’re referring to chronic inflammation that […]

Spiced Golden Cacao Latte

Spiced Golden Cacao Latte

One of my favourite beverages for the winter is a warm spiced golden cacao latte that includes a number of my favourite anti-inflammatory ingredients. Turmeric has a long history of use in India and other countries. It is commonly known for its use as an ingredient in curry dishes, but there is so much more to this amazing spice! […]

Take Control of Your Inflammation

Have you heard that inflammation in the body can contribute to numerous health problems? Have you ever wondered how to know whether inflammation is an issue for you? This can be challenging to figure out because chronic, systemic inflammation is silent in the body. So, it’s important to understand some of the early, physical symptoms […]

Inflammatory Ingredients to Avoid

Here is another post in my series on food additives making it easier to identify and avoid these inflammatory ingredients. I have already written about artificial flavours and artificial sweeteners. Now I am exploring how artificial thickeners can cause harm. Why Companies Use Them Thickeners are one of many ingredients added to processed foods. They thicken foods by absorbing […]

Why You Should Eat Fermented Foods

There is growing interest in the idea that the bacteria in our digestive tract have a strong influence on our overall health. But what difference does it really make? How do we know if we are out of balance? And how do we incorporate these foods easily into our daily meals? We don’t often think […]

Healthful Tips on Enjoying Treats

We all love to enjoy treats every once in a while. And as a sweet lover myself, I’m no exception! But have you ever given some thought to how often we typically partake in these high in sugar, low in nutrient foods? Have you ever felt a pang of guilt after overindulging or wondered what cumulative effect […]

5 Things that are Wrecking Your Gut (and why you should care)

The human body contains trillions of microbial cells composed of thousands of different species that are integral to adequate digestion and nutrition. I never gave my digestive health a second thought, however, improving it turned out to be a significant factor in eliminating my joint pain. In our modern society, compromised gut health is common. […]

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