Nutrition

“Let Food Be Thy Medicine”

This famous quote by Hippocrities, the father of modern medicine, is often used by Naturopathic Doctors.  But what does it really mean?

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Can Chocolate Help You Win a Nobel Prize?

As a self-proclaimed research junkie, I love reading new studies that appear all the time. One important thing that I try to keep in mind is to be critical of the claims stated and avoid jumping to conclusions.

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The Veggie Factor

Vegetables

“Eat your veggies!” You’d have a hard time finding someone who’s never been told this. We all know that vegetables and fruit are healthy but most of us don’t really know why and aren’t getting the required amount. Also, there is a notion that if you don’t like vegetables, you can use supplementation to accomplish the same goal. This idea comes from incorrect interpretation of research and although it’s a bit complex, it’s extremely important to understand.

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Whole Grains = A Whole lot of Confusion?

It seems that there is a lot of talk and hype about grains these days, whether it’s about whole grain, multi-grain or gluten-free products. Do these buzz words leave you a little bit confused? If so, you’re not alone!

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