Food is medicine. Bad food is bad medicine and makes us unwell in the long run. Good food is good medicine that can prevent, reverse, and even heal disease. When you take away the bad food and put in the good food, magic happens. The problem with conventional medicine thinking is that it treats diseases […]
Spring is a good time to start implementing some daily cleansing rituals to keep your detoxification organs and cells in a constant state of self-healing. That means less fixing, more flourishing. It’s also a good moment to think about removing environmental toxins where you can. When your system is over-taxed, it begins to break down […]
When I was 6 years of age I went to hospital with a split chin and came out sporting a rather fancy set of stitches, which my father laughingly compared to a darned sock. This is my one complete, preserved memory of him, which is not why I am telling this story. The real point […]
The gut is the engine of the body. It extracts nutrients from the food we eat, delivering energy to every cell of the body. When our guts are healthy our immune systems are strong, we have vibrant energy, sharp minds, and even our skin glows, reflecting our vitality. But when our guts are imbalanced and […]
Believe it or not, the amount of good bacteria we have inside our intestines directly influences our mood. Recent studies show that our brain affects our gut health and may even affect our brain health. This communication between the gut and the brain is technically known as the gut-brain axis. This article explores the gut-brain […]
If we are totally honest with ourselves, most of us fail to chew our food. Because of our increasingly busy lifestyles we are often in a stressed state and pressured for time, so food is eaten at a velocity that bypasses a number of important steps required for healthy digestion. In addition, the speed at […]
Optimal health means different things to each of us. But for those living with a chronic disease it could just mean freedom from pain and the definition of optimal health may appear unreachable. Believe me, I know. Six years ago my health took a rapid decline. Literally from one day to the next I experienced […]
Wherever you might be on your health journey, know from the get-go that I am passionate about helping people like you reclaim, attain and maintain optimal health and well-being, developing online training courses and workshops that provide a clear framework to help you live as optimally as possible for the rest of your life.