The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Paleo & Anti-Inflammatory Coconut Lime Chicken

Cooking with foods that decrease inflammation in the body doesn’t have to be a time-intensive labour. Here’s a few reasons why this recipe is so nourishing: Onions and garlic are rich in sulfur which fuel our innate detoxification pathways and support our main anti-oxidant in our body,... Continue Reading

If You Need a Sign to Slow Down – This is It!

Ah, February. The month is tough for many of us. The post-holiday slump has officially hit, the days are still dark, and the weather is almost always cold and bitter. While the mere natural world begs us to slow down, so many of us continue to go at top speed. I had surgery on January 23rd and was... Continue Reading

Is Your Birth Control Causing Osteoporosis?

Making Informed Choices About Your Birth Control The Birth Control Pill, in Brief Synthetic hormone birth control has been approved since 1960, re-formulated to a safer version in 1970, and expanded in formulations and delivery methods since (pills, patches, injections, IUDs). Synthetic... Continue Reading

Eating for the Chakras: Nourishing your Third Eye Chakra

Welcome to my chakra series! Over the next few months, we will be diving in to each of the separate chakra points and discussing how to nourish these powerful energy centers through food and mindful action. This is such an important concept and I often see people in my practice who have deep chakra... Continue Reading

Top Tips for Managing Jet Lag

Travelling to a different time zone? Whether travelling for work or for fun, your body often undergoes an adjustment period in its new time zone. Fatigue (mental and physical), waking in the middle of the night alert and hungry, and low energy are all part of jet lag. The circadian rhythm is... Continue Reading

5 Tips For Healthy Skin

Is your skin preventing you from being truly HAPPY? It shouldn’t! Skin is the largest organ we have and it deserves some TLC! Give it healthy lifestyle changes, a reduction in inflammatory triggers and maybe some hormone regulation. Here are 5 tips to have your skin glowing: HEALTHY GUT =... Continue Reading

Shine Bright Energy Bites

These energy bites make for the perfect healthy on the go snack and with the added ingredient of Schizandra berry they help to revitalize your liver and give your skin a luminous glow. Hence the name "Shine Bright Energy Bites"! Benefits of Schizandra Schizandra is a unique adaptogen which helps... Continue Reading

Fall in Love with Fall: 5 Tips to Embrace Autumn

The weather is changing, can you smell it in the air? The leaves begin to fall, the air grows a little bit crisper, you can smell the fresh and biting snow around the corner. Fall is one of my favourite times of year, and not necessarily because of the Pumpkin Spice Latte! Fall accompanies a sense... Continue Reading