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December 14, 2016

Whether it affects you or someone close to you, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a challenging medical condition that requires ongoing management. The good news is that lifestyle factors, in particular nutrition, hold the potential to positively influence health outcomes and empower those with PCOS. It’s time to change the way we look at disease and co...

November 30, 2016

The way we view the struggles, conditions and diseases of the modern world is slowly beginning to change. You (and your doctor) may be under the impression that poor sleep is a result of stress, excess weight or even an underlying disease. Otherwise, you may not even be aware that you are struggling with sleep because tiredness has become your normality....

July 12, 2016

Avocados have been shying away from the spotlight for far too long. It’s time to recognise their full nutritional potential and understand how to easily (and tastily) incorporate them into our diet. We all know the saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Well, I raise the following, “an avocado a week keeps your health on fleek” (fleek: adjective....

July 11, 2016

What is the Gut Micro Biome?

Our body is a plethora of bugs! These microbes have incredibly diverse and essential roles in the way we thrive and function day to day, including but certainly not limited to, the digestion of food as well as hormone production. What we are more recently beginning to discover is that the gut micro biome is not only as unique i...

February 10, 2016

The Paleolithic (Paleo) diet, also called the "Caveman" or "Stone Age" diet, is based on the idea that if we eat like our ancestors did 10,000 years ago, we'll be healthier, lose weight and curb disease (1). The diet is based on a wide variety of meat, fish, shellfish, poultry, and eggs. Vegetables, roots, fruits and berries are included with each meal an...

September 25, 2014

Cholesterol has endured a poor reputation for being the instigator of the condition known as atherosclerosis, the hardening and narrowing of artery walls over time that can lead to Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). Some people believe that reducing dietary cholesterol will reduce our blood cholesterol levels and therefore reduce our risk of CVD by slowing dow...

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