August 7, 2019

Omega-3 fatty acids, particularly EPA and DHA, play a significant role in reducing inflammation in the body (acne is an inflammatory condition) & provide our body with the precursors to our hormones, including the ones that affect our skin like estrogen and testosteron...

July 31, 2019

Intuitive eating vs. macro tracking, which is better? 

If you follow me on instagram @marissaliana, A lot of you guys know that I’ve recently made the switch to intuitive eating after tracking macros religiously for 4 years. Macro tracking is different from calorie coun...

January 24, 2019

What I Think Of Canada's New Food Guide. It has been over 40 years since Canada has updated its dietary recommendations for the public.

January 22, 2019

Did you know that a poor-functioning digestive system is the root cause to many pathogenic conditions like skin issues such as acne, eczema and psoriasis, auto-immune conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, Hashimoto's, Crohn's and colitis, allergies, depression, and poo...

January 11, 2019

As a Homeopath, I never take for granted that not everyone has an understanding of Homeopathic medicine.

Homeopathy is the use of small doses of natural substances from plant, animal or mineral sources compounded into remedies. It is based on the ‘Law of Similars’, mean...

January 5, 2019

This year has been a year when most of the world focused on health and wellness in a more holistic manner: both physical and mental wellness. And it is beginning to look like 2019 will be a glorious continuation of what we have been opening our minds up to in 2018. So...

December 22, 2018

Are you still afraid to eat high fat foods? Do you know the importance of Omega 3 fats? Why do we fear fat as a society in the first place? 

In the 1950’s, the nation began to fear heart disease as it was the leading cause of death. It became a public health problem. 


December 20, 2018

This time of year is hard with lack of sunlight, so here we go!

1) Obviously donuts make you happy OK, so stop stressing about it. Stress is the number 1 cause of poor health, so obviously it is worse for you than the donut. EAT IT. Had to get that out of the way first...

December 10, 2018

We live in an era of constant communication and accessibility. Laptops, wifi, cellphones and bluetooth keep us connected and can improve productivity. Unfortunately, the increase in use of such devices dramatically increase our exposures to electromagnetic ra...

December 10, 2018

Today's nutrition topic, due to popular demand: what hormones affect weight gain/weight loss and body composition.

For the purpose of length and efficiency, today I will be talking only about 5 of the main hormones that affect weight gain/weight loss and body compositio...

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