Whether or not you choose to get a flu vaccine,  it is important to remember that the flu and other viruses are opportunistic. This means that people with weakened defenses are more likely to contract the flu and/ or present with more severe symptoms for a longer duration. There is much debate over how necessary…

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Being ‘gluten-free’ has become a bit of a trend, leaving many people feeling like it is has been made up by people, or is just a fad. I receive this question quite a bit in my practice, ‘Is being gluten-free really necessary?’ And the unfortunate answer is yes; that even if you don’t have an…

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It’s common to do a spring clean for our home. After a long dark winter we want to open all the windows, dust out all the cobwebs, and let the fresh air in.     Why not do the same for your body?   During the winter months it’s easy to eat heavier foods and…

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What is the ketogenic diet? The ketogenic diet consists of getting most of your calories from fats! Infact 70% from fats, 25% from protein and only 5% from carbohydrates. Eating on such low carbohydrates, forces the body to start using fats as its main source of energy instead of carbohydrates. The byproduct of fat metabolism…

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Lifestyle Changes for Diabetes Management     Lifestyle changes for managing diabetes is extremely effective, affordable and safe, but exceptionally difficult to implement. Why? Because our lifestyle is how we’ve been living for years and it revolves around our family, work and routine. When you have been living a certain way for years, it becomes…

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