Broccoli Salad for Men's Health

Image: Joyous Health One of the suggestions I made in my recent post on male menopause was for men to eat a ton of cruciferous vegetables – things like kale, Brussels sprouts, and broccoli. Enter Joyous Health‘s delicious Broccoli Detox Salad! [...] read more
On June 28, 2017, posted in: Anti-Inflammatory , Blog , Detoxification , Men's Health , Nutrition , Recipes

Male Menopause: Yes, It’s Real!

Image: Joshua Earle When the topic of menopause comes up, one normally thinks of a woman experiencing hot flashes, low libido, insomnia, and weight gain. But women may not be the only ones who suffer the effects of changing hormones. Many doctors are noticing that their male patients are reporting [...] read more

What is Kombucha? (a.k.a. You Want me to Drink What?!)

Image: The Kitchn I’m exploring how important a healthy gut is this month, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the super-popular kombucha fad. Despite recently showing up everywhere (seriously – you can even get it on tap at some brew pubs!), kombucha has been around for over two [...] read more
On April 20, 2017, posted in: Anti-Inflammatory , Blog , Digestive issues , Immune System , Nutrition , Recipes

A Day of Detox: Afternoon Snack

Image: Joyous Health This week I’m sharing my favorite recipes from Julie Daniluk‘s and Joyous Health‘s new detox programs, and arranging them into one day of good, clean, healthy detoxing. Notice an energy slump at 2 or 3 pm every day? Instead of reaching for a coffee or a chocolate bar [...] read more
On March 11, 2017, posted in: Anti-Inflammatory , Blog , Detoxification , Nutrition , Recipes

Heart Smart Salmon Salad

Image: Craving Something Healthy Earlier on the blog, in honour of heart health month, I explored how inflammation (the bad kind) negatively affects your cardiovascular health. In that piece I mentioned “heart smart” foods – foods that are known to reduce bad inflammation and [...] read more

Inflammation: Good for Healing Injuries, Bad for the Heart

Image: Mayur Gala Inflammation is all the rage in the media today – everyone from pro athletes to natural health healers are talking about its detrimental effects. Contrary to its slight demonization, inflammation is a normal bodily process that occurs in response to injury and infection. [...] read more
On February 20, 2017, posted in: Anti-Inflammatory , Blog , Cardiovascular Disease , Heart Health