At it's roots, naturopathic medicine is about treating the whole person. Naturopathic medicine does not just look at select symptoms, but rather dives into the root cause of how those symptoms came to be.
The health impact of dairy consumption is constantly up for discussion. While we hear about "lactose intolerance" all the time, there are also "dairy sensitivities" that show up as inflammation and are just as negatively impactful on your health.
We are often told that our mental health stems from our brain. But what if your gut was equally responsible for your mental wellbeing?
If you've thought about making your health more of a priority in this new year, it's worth considering the ketogenic diet.
Is Your Weekend Warrior Routine Creating Chronic Conditions
We all know someone living the "weekend warrior" life: they eat clean during the week so they can cheat on the weekend. Maybe this is even describing you. Living the weekend warrior lifestyle sounds like the best of both worlds and you might even be able to maintain a consistent weight living this way. But your weekend eating habits don't leave your system once Monday hits.
In the midst of the holiday season, diet habits built throughout the year often seem to fly out the window. The treats at gatherings look extra sweet and the month-long festivities allow bad choices to add up quick. So many of us allow our eating choices in December to spiral out of control with the thought that January will bring the opportunity to start fresh.
A ketogenic diet has been around for decades and was originally used to treat patients with epilepsy. The ketogenic diet (aka keto) is a high-fat, low-carb diet that typically breaks out your macronutrients into something that may look close to 75% Fat intake, 20% Protein intake, and 5% Carbohydrate intake.
Sugar is one of our favorite topics because it is arguably one of the most negatively impactful components of the modern-day diet. In fact, the World Health Organization released a study showing that Americans consume over 126 grams of sugar a day (Crawford, 2019) and it is ever increasing.