Halloween treats can quickly remind us of the impact of too much sugar. Hyper-stimulation, irritability, mood swings, fatigue, headaches, stomach aches and lowered resilience to infections, to name a few. But it’s not just the sugar in the candy that can be causing Halloween distress! Have a quick look at the ingredients in a […]
Ella LOVES Halloween and LOVES to have a Halloween party for her friends in third grade. Last year for our Halloween party we created spooky activities for the kids: stick your hand in a bowl of "eyeballs" (grapes) to reach a treasure, eat a piece of jello in the shape of a brain, and […]
Now that you and your kids been practicing the ways to keep your blood sugar balanced, and avoiding foods allergens, all summer, are you wondering how to keep it up during the school year? I suggest working together with your kids, teaching them about how their bodies work and what their bodies need to feel […]
Glucose up, glucose down. Dr. Doni Wilson explains how blood sugar fluctuations put stress on the body and make you not feel your best.
Yes, balancing blood sugar levels (click here for my tips) and keeping sugar to a minimum are important for optimal health. And…when your blood sugar levels are balanced, it is easier for your body to recover from a little Valentine’s Day treat! A couple of my tricks are to eat only a bite or two […]
I admit, frozen blueberries are the only fruit I eat. I know it may come as quite a surprise that a naturopathic doctor is not eating fruit, especially considering the reports from the CDC that Americans don’t eat enough fruit. For me, as for 30% of people, fruit is not healthy due to Fructose Malabsorption (FM). […]