Let’s Talk Bone Health!

Let’s Talk Bone Health!

Thanks to the classic “Got Milk?” advertisements, many of us are aware that calcium and vitamin D support bone health, but have you ever thought about the foods that cause the opposite effect? It is estimated that almost 33% of the population in developed countries...
Let’s Talk Gut Health! First Do No Harm

Let’s Talk Gut Health! First Do No Harm

Your Gut is Good. There is so much talk about gut health now, but the gut is the centre of your immune system, so you can’t afford to ignore it. Nutritional medicine places a great emphasis on the digestive tract — the primary area where we receive goodness from the...
Gut health and weight gain: Is there a link?

Gut health and weight gain: Is there a link?

Gut health and weight gain: Is there a link? My top 3 tips for improving gut health I get asked time and time again,”Hey Doc, What probiotics should I take to improve my gut health?”. Let’s face it, you’ve probably already Googled “which gut bacteria cause weight...
Is it really that hard to be happy?

Is it really that hard to be happy?

Is it really that hard to be happy? Scientists have been asking this question for centuries: “Is Happiness a Chance or a Choice?” Behavioral scientists have spent a lot of time studying what makes us happy (and what doesn’t). We know happiness can predict health and...
How to set SMART goals, not resolutions!

How to set SMART goals, not resolutions!

How to set SMART goals, not resolutions! Have you ever set a New Year’s resolution only to see it fail the following month? As I was writing my first newsletter for this year I dug into some research on this subject and was aghast to find that nearly 80% of people...