Archive | April, 2013
clean me

Top 10 toxins to avoid

1. Mercury found in large fish like tuna. It’s toxic to the nervous system and thyroid gland. 2. Pesticides like organophosphates, chlordanes and DDT from non-organic and/or imported produce. They are linked to cancer and neurological conditions. 3. Pesticide and antibiotic residues in conventionally raised beef, dairy products and farmed fish like Atlantic salmon and catfish. 4. Persistent […]

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Sun-dried Tomato Cashew Kale Chips

All new recipes for our Spring Detox Cooking Class

We are very excited to introduce all new recipes for our Spring Detox Cooking class. This class is being held in a beautiful kitchen just outside Collingwood on May 4th. Spaces are filling up quickly. You can grab one of the few remaining spaces for yourself through our website. Here are photos of some of […]

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lime

Do I need to Detox?

While just about everyone could use a good spring cleaning to boost their energy and shed winter weight, several health conditions and circumstances raise red flags that you need to Detox to prevent serious illness: Are you overweight and struggling to get fit? Many environmental toxins accumulate in our fatty tissue where they have hormone-like […]

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Extra Virgin Olive OIl

Extra Virgin Olive Oil — Great for your heart!

One of the oils that I consume regularly is extra virgin olive oil. It is best used raw in salad dressings, dips, and spreads. It can also be added after cooking to foods such as soups, stews, and steamed vegetables. It is fine to cook with extra virgin olive oil over low heat for light […]

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seaweed

Kelp can help.

Sea vegetables are an integral part of a healthy diet. When I encourage my patients to eat seaweed, they sometimes look at me like I have two heads and say things like “that slimy weird stuff?” Yes, that slimy weird stuff! Trust me. Sea vegetables are so packed with trace minerals and vitamins, I consider […]

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