Category: Nutrition

October 14, 2017

The Fats that Nourish Us

Dr. Samantha Gray, ND RAc Recent research into the positive role of saturated fat in our diet has been nothing if not surprising given the decades of bad press this vital nutrient has received.  Over the years, saturated fat has been blamed for almost everything that ails us from heart disease to cancer to diabetes. […]

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March 12, 2015

Essentials to Making a Healthy Bone Broth

Quality Chose grass-fed bones.  Bones from animals fed grains have been shown to have higher contents of lead. Although the level is less that what is considered dangerous for consumption, it is still significantly higher that what is in grass-fed animal bones. Grass-fed animals also score significantly higher as a source of healthy fats and […]

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The Joy of Brothing

Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND There’s something to be said about the knowledge behind certain old wives’ tales, like eating a steamy bowl of chicken noodle soup when you’re sick being a good thing. That’s because besides being delicious, a healthy bone broth will actually benefit you from head to toe. And even though brothing has […]

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December 11, 2014

Savvy substitutions for healthier holiday baking

Written by Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND   Are you and your family smitten with home baked goods? There are numerous tasty ways to elevate the nutritional content of your baking. The winter/holiday season of festing followed by resolutions to have a healthier year ahead is the perfect time to get savvy to some of the tricks […]

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September 9, 2013

Brain-Boosting Nutrition for Back to School Fuel

Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND What foods supply kids brains with the optimal fuel?    The most important building blocks for nourishing a child’s brain and nervous system are proteins and fats. More specifically, these are the amino acids found in healthy protein sources (like wild salmon featured in the recipe below), the good fats (essential fatty […]

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