Cajun is my absolutely favourite spice mixture – I put that “s***on everything”!! Everything from salmon to chicken to steak to vegetables – honestly on EVERYTHING, it’s delicious!
Fat has been wrongly accused. We have associated the name “fats” with unwanted body fat, but it has been proven time and time again that dietary fat doesn’t make you fat! Even more importantly, these molecules such as Omega-3 Fatty Acids are ESSENTIAL to the growth, development and maintenance of our brain, liver, heart and kidneys as an important source of nutrients.
Anyone that knows me, knows that anything related to cake is my absolute weakness. However, cake is a great source of white carbs and processed sugars. So, I found an alternative to satisfy my sweet tooth!
There is a single important chemical in the body which manages a variety of processes and levels in the blood and the entire body. This single master control – the king in your hand – is called Insulin, and controlling your Insulin is the key to your health.
Before the start of 2015, I never dreamed that I could have had such an amazing year. I had just been introduced to Functional Medicine, my business hit a plateau and I was still having issues with my health. That was when I decided to set intentions for positive growth, which have in turn made […]
Fibromyalgia is a common diagnostic label given to patients by their physicians. Often times, this diagnosis is made based on the inability of medications to manage the symptoms of this condition. It has been reported in the literature, that the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia is often made incorrectly, as many patients have underlying subclinical conditions that are not apparent on basic blood testing.
We are all aware of the importance of choosing proper foods to eat. It has been drilled into our brains that we need to eat real foods and avoid the cheap, processed, high sugar “foods” that are constantly being advertised to us. Once we make this choice correctly, it is important to learn how to ensure your body can use these vital nutrients.
When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I remember that I went through many phases. When I was very young, I wanted to be a firefighter. Then I wanted to be the first newscaster reporting the news from space (I had this entire visualization of me sitting at my desk as I drifted in space, with papers that would succumb to the lack of gravity and start floating away). Unfortunately, the astronaut and newscaster in space scenario would require me to have 20/20 vision without glasses, so that dream had to be filed away (maybe laser eye surgery in the future!)
By: Noureen Habib Craving Chinese food? Don’t worry we have you covered. Making this was so incredibly easy, made especially easier by my new food processor! Getting a greater than 3 cup food processor has changed my relationship with cooking! Onions get chopped faster than I can count to 5, the entire cauliflower grated in […]
What is Functional and Lifestyle Medicine?
I am often asked this question and have decided that I will write about to help clarify what I do.