Probiotics: Creating Your Healthiest Year!

Just as your gastro-intestinal (GI) system is at the very core of your health, the flora that live there is the backbone to the GI system. We have trillions of bacteria cells in our intestines, which is more than all the cells of our body, and of those trillions of cells, there can be …

Food for Thought and the Art of Changing Your Mind

Today a new patient came in and as we were discussing her diet, she said “and the salad had red pepper on it- not organic- I know” she said in a judgmental way, “Loaded with pesticides!” I’ve been there in that self judging space around food, and specifically organic food. How perfect I thought, …

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load

  Eating low glycemic index foods is only part of it, the other is how much you are eating, which would be your glycemic load. Even a low glycemic index food, eaten in large enough quantity, can contribute to raising your blood sugar and insulin levels.   Don’t despair though- there is a ‘free …

Low Carb Foods List

  These foods have either less than 5 g of carbs in a 100 g serving, or less than 20 calories in a serving. (The numbers are the grams of carbohydrates in a 100g serving)   Eat as much as you want from the vegetable list. Be much more discriminatory about your meat, fish, …

Brown Rice

A cooking video demonstrating how to make perfect brown rice. Geared for the person who has not tried it before and is curious about adding this wonderful food to their …