What is your poop telling you about your digestion? A lot!

You might have heard the famous quote from Hippocrates “Health starts in the gut”. These words of wisdom are actually 100% true and are now backed up with tons of scientific studies. What you can learn about your digestion by looking at your poop can give you the clues you need to improve your digestion, your overall health[…]

Experience: Volunteering in Guatemala

In February 2014, I had the opportunity to be involved in a medical mission in Panajachel, Guatemala with an American organization called “Naturopathic Medicine for GlobalHealth“. Although I had already been to Guatemala in the past, this was an incredibly enriching experience that I hope will help me become a better naturopathic doctor in the next years. Only[…]

Why pastured and grass-fed? 7 reasons to choose better meat and eggs.

Just like humans were not meant to eat grains, most animals also do better without grains. Grain-, soy- and by-product foodstuff-fed cows, pigs, poultry and farmed fish are often sick. Antibiotics and hormones are often used to try to control diseases and accelerate their growth. They spend their life in unethical conditions, in cages, on[…]

What's wrong with grains? Here are 10 reasons to avoid them!

Grains are everywhere! Not only are they at the bottom of the USDA Food Pyramid and Canada’s Food Guide (and most of the food guides in other countries) (1), they are also on almost every shelves of the grocery store. What does the term grains include exactly?  Cereal grains: wheat, kamut, barley, oats, rice, corn, triticale, millet,[…]

Recipe: Omelet "Muffins" (grain-free, gluten-free, Paleo, GAPS, SCD, low-carb, REAL food!)

Most people starting on a REAL food diet (Paleo, GAPS, SCD, grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb…) miss the convenience of their former snack foods. Unfortunately, the majority of the snack options at the grocery store are made of grains or contain sugar and other processed ingredients. Fruits are an option, but not if you are trying to limit your[…]

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