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Should Your Family Go Gluten Free?

Some of my friends think I’m extreme when it comes to my diet. I can handle that. I can’t recommend any type of diet to my clients until I’ve tried it out for myself and see the results.   Wheat free, gluten free, sugar and dairy free, vegan, vegetarian, raw, high carbs, low or no carbs—I’ve tried them all and know how easy or hard it is to follow. Once I had children, I realized […]

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Spring Clean Your Diet

A breeze of warm spring air, for some, stirs an urge to purge and spring-clean. Clearing out cupboards, tossing what’s not useful anymore and re-organizing the home. In the kitchen, spring-cleaning can include a clear out of expired food packages in the cupboard and lingering at the back of the fridge but also re-arrange what’s on the menu to lighter, more colourful, simpler fare.     The end of the winter season of comforting meals, and […]

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Top 5 Detox Foods

Top 5 Detox Foods After the overindulgence of the holidays, the bloated, sluggish and tired feeling can be rid of as easily as throwing out the piles of used wrapping paper after the holidays. The liver acts as our internal garbage system but does so much more. The liver: filters blood neutralizes harmful toxins both internal and external breaks down hormones alcohol medicines and drugs makes enzymes for the body to function properly produces bile to […]