The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Easy peasy breakfast!

In a rush but need a quick and easy breakfast - try this! Ingredients: 1 tbsp of coconut oil 1 piece of gluten free bread 1 egg 1/2 avocado 2 tbsp of salsa 1-2oz of cheese Put it together Heat frying pan and add some coconut butter. Toast your gluten free bread. When toast is done, ... Continue Reading

Treat Yo’self : Learn to limit your carbs

There has always been a big emphasis on carbohydrates in the diet. It makes sense considering that most of the best tasting foods are the highest in carbs.. sweets, starches, pasta and bread. ALL of the breads.   Whether we are talking about the quality or the quantity, the North American... Continue Reading

Maple Walnut Coconut Fat Bomb

Another fat bomb recipe by yours truly. They are just so easy and quick to make and one will fill you up and balance your blood sugar. Great for an afternoon snack or to hold you over until lunchtime. Benefits of healthy fats: Balance blood sugar Provide nutrients for hormones Give you... Continue Reading

Full Fat Mid-Day Snack

A little bit of a change of pace, my diet of choice currently is now KETO (high fat, low carb). With SIBO restrictions as well, still being very cautious about which carbs I consume and avoiding starch and grains completely. Obviously sugar is already out of the question, except for the odd... Continue Reading

WhOa Man UP Rocket Moka

Why not start your day with a kick that’s bound to put some hair on your chest and some jazz in your step this November as we celebrate all there is about men, during Men’s’ health month. This Rocket Moka is designed to be a terrific blend of caffeine, fat and sugar. With this combo you... Continue Reading

Ditch the Breakfast Cereal

Breakfast is one meal that comes with certain expectations. Canadians typically have a particular idea about what is 'normal' to have on the table in the morning hours. Pancakes, waffles, granola, yogurt, fruit, eggs and bacon are all classic breakfast foods. But are these really the best options... Continue Reading

5 Ways to Prevent Hanger

Urban dictionary defines hanger as "A lethal combination of hunger and anger, the result of waiting so long to eat that your blood sugar drops to dangerously low levels, impairing both your mood and your judgment. Particularly manifests itself when you are with a significant other and trying to... Continue Reading

3 supplements to help you with weight loss

If you want to lose weight, you are in good company. The latest research shows that 2.1 billion people worldwide are too heavy. Canadian statistics are even worse with over half of the population falling in the overweight or obese category. To make this problem even more worrisome, studies show... Continue Reading

sugar addiction: 5 steps to break your sugar habit

Many chronic health conditions are, in my opinion, caused by the over consumption of refined sugars. I've spend a considerable amount of time in my practice convincing patients to cut sugar out, whether it's for weight loss, anxiety, depression, stress, high cholesterol and more. Cutting sugar out... Continue Reading

the mystery of carbohydrates

Whether you have a love or hate relationship with carbohydrates, the word itself can invoke an emotional response of some kind in most of us.   We have been told that they are good, bad, or just plain ugly. So what is actually true? Let’s break it down Without going into too much detail,... Continue Reading