Paleo Diet: Day 2

September 16, 2013 |

What is the Paleo Diet? You can read more about it on Dr. Cordain’s website: www.thepaleodiet.com but the basic premise is grass fed meats, seafood, fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds, and oils such as olive and coconut oil. So no dairy, legumes, or grains and no processed foods. I decided to do a 30 day Paleo Diet for 3 reasons: 1) I recommend this diet to some patients and see the benefits 2) I have a few minor health issues that will not resolve no matter what I do and wanted to see if the Paleo would help. 3) I am in a rut with cooking the same old recipes and this will force me to try new ones.

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Day 7 of 7- Congratulations on finishing your detox

January 15, 2013 |

Congratulations!  You’ve finished your 7 day detox. While we all had a reason for doing this detox, I hope you’ve realized: • Taking an active role in your health will make a difference. • Eating right, and choosing to live healthier, is easy if you have a plan. • Making better choices in your lifestyle can give you more energy. • The benefits of detoxification: 1. Weight Loss 2. Hormone Balance 3. Increased Energy 4. Healthier connections to food • The importance of detoxification.

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Day 6 of 7- Almost there!

January 14, 2013 |

Hopefully with one day to go on your detox you are feeling healthier and more energetic. By now I’m sure you have found a few new favorite recipes from the patient guide. I’ve personally enjoyed the rice and beans and the stuffed peppers. I also juiced this weekend and mixed my shake with pomegranate, carrot, ginger, and apple juice. Very yummy.

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Day Four of Seven – Food Never Tasted So Good!

January 12, 2013 |

I would imagine everyone is excited to be eating again.  I’ve noticed that food tastes better and my sense of taste is stronger now that I’ve completed the first two days of the detox.  There’s nothing like the real thing!

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7-Day Detox Program: 2 days down

January 11, 2013 |

We are in day three of our group 7-day detox. Great work in making it past those first two days. They are the hardest!  I had an extremely busy day yesterday so I actually ate a few pieces of celery in the afternoon and did an additional shake. How did you do?

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Is your body ready for a detoxification program?

September 5, 2012 |

As I gear up for my quarterly detoxification I reflect on a time when I didn’t understand detoxification and I am thankful that when I started my healing process I worked with a naturopathic doctor. I am always excited when someone comes to me and is ready to detoxify. They are being proactive with their health and subscribing to one of the six principles of naturopathic doctors which is to prevent illness.

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