How to do a Safe and Effective Spring Detox

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Although spring isn't yet officially here, with the sunny skies and warmer temperatures we've been experiencing lately, it feels like it has already arrived!  Spring is one of my favourite times of the year.  Not only does it bring an exciting energy of growth, renewal, and change, but it's also a very important season in regards to our health!  As ...
Grocery Shopping Tips for a healthy Eating Plan

Grocery Shopping Tips to Kickstart your Healthy Eating Plan

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One of the most important parts of a healthy eating plan is to have a strategy when you're grocery shopping! After all, how can you fill half your plate with veggies at dinner if those veggies never made it into your grocery cart?  Here are a few healthy grocery shopping tips to help you navigate the store and leave with ...
Does milk really do the body good?

Does milk really do your body good?

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A large cohort study from Sweden was published this week that investigated the relationship of dairy in regards to bone health, cancer, cardiovascular disease and overall mortality. Over 100,000 people were surveyed in depth regarding their diet and lifestyle choices from 1987 through 1997 and their health outcomes were monitored for an average timeframe of 20 years. The number of ...
gluten free diet and gluten sensitivity

Is there a supplement to decrease the symptoms I get from eating gluten?

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Hi Dr. Kimberley, I've never had issues with gluten until the last year or so (I'm now 53). While I don't get major intestinal distress, I do get some bloating. The biggest issue is that I get nasty bleeding blisters on my scalp. Is there a supplement that I could try to take that might minimize my reaction? Thank you ...

If you don’t have celiac disease can gluten still be the cause of your symptoms?

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Hi Dr. Kimberley,I recently got tested for celiac disease because I have had a lot of digestive problems and have been very tired lately. My doctor told me that the test showed I don’t have celiac disease. I heard from a friend that I might be allergic to gluten even if I don’t have celiac disease. Would this have showed ...