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Dr. T’s Endless Summer Rockstar Salad

Ingredients: frozen peas 1/2 cup to 1 cup greens – chopped baby arugula and baby spinach – two 5 oz (142 g) boxes one package of green pea shoots – chopped sweet onion – chopped fine, as much as you prefer 1 cucumber chopped up small pieces thinly sliced peaches (these are SO tasty right […]

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Tips for a successful Fall Reset

written by Dr. Marlee Guy ND As we say goodbye to carefree summer days and welcome the transition into fall, there are so many things to look forward to – the crisp, clean air, the leaves changing colour, the biggest fashion season, the return of school and busier schedules, and of course, everything pumpkin spice! […]

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Eight Appetite Rules to Live By

Rule #1: Spoil Your Dinner Remember the plant from Little Shop of Horrors, with its demands to “Feed me”? The hormone ghrelin is your body’s version of Audrey II, only it gets your attention with stomach growls instead of musical numbers. Once you’ve started eating, it takes about 30 minutes for ghrelin levels to fall […]

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Turkey, Cranberry and Brie Burger

(adapted from Food and Drink Magazine Summer 2021) Cranberry Jam 2 cups (375 mL) frozen cranberries¼-1/2  cup coconut sugar (even slightly less than ½ cup was still tart)1/3 cup of orange juice Burger 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil1/2 sweet onion, finely diced, about 1/2 cup (125 mL) -can also use red onion1/2 tsp (2 […]

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Simple Tips to Curb Your Cravings

By Dr. Natasha Turner ND Prevent Cravings in the First Place If cravings are preventing you from reaching your weight loss goals, try following these simple tips to satisfy your urge to splurge. Make sure you are getting enough protein and healthy fats at each meal and snack. Never miss your afternoon snack. This mini-meal […]

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Raspberry Chia Coconut Water

As the weather heats up we need a refreshing drink.  This is a delicious hydrator! 1 cup water3 cups coconut water1/4 cup chia seeds1/2 cup frozen raspberries2 tbsp. lemon juice -Stir water & chia seeds together and let sit for 10 minutes to thicken-Add chia mixture, coconut water, raspberries and lemon juice to a blender […]

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Benefits of Exercise for Fat Loss

Indoor gyms may still be closed in Ontario but you don’t need anything fancy for this exercise prescription. In fact just getting outdoors with a pair of running shoes and water bottle is enough! The effects of exercise on your hormones and your weight will vary depending on the type of activities you choose (e.g., […]

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Pre-Workout Stack to Energize and Boost Perfomance

Pre Work Out Stack Whats a pre-workout stack you ask? This is a combination of ingredients (supplements and powders) to help with your workouts. They can provide you with more energy, focus and better performance. We wanted to share a Clear Medicine concoction that Dr. Turner ND has been taking. “I have been drinking this […]

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Protein Bars are not all created equal…

When determining if a protein bar is good for you, you need to consider the protein source, the amount of protein and what other nutrients it’s paired with. Many protein bar options are far too low in protein and fibre, and high in carbohydrate or fat. So, just any protein bar doesn’t make the cut […]

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The Importance of Protein and Essential Amino Acids for Strength and Intermittent Fasting

If you are a conscious eater attempting to balance the right carbs, sufficient protein and healthy fats daily, you are probably aware that finding lean sources of protein can be challenging. This is especially true if you are a vegan, a vegetarian, or a pesco-lacto-ovo vegetarian (which includes fish, dairy, and eggs). Protein is essential […]

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