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How to avoid unnecessary antibiotics
Climate change and antibiotic resistance are two big issues that really worry me.   They are both major threats to mankind, and they are pretty much inevitable unless we all make changes.  Yet the majority of people carry on without thinking about them. With antibiotic resistance,...

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How can I help my child gain weight?
For some children, putting on weight can be a struggle, especially if they have a chronic health condition. If this is something that you worry about, the first thing to think about is: Are they actually in need of rapid weight gain? People love a...

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20 tips for healthier grocery shopping
Before you leave the house: Plan meals for the week – breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Take stock of what you have in the freezer, fridge and pantry. With budget in mind, make your shopping list based on the gaps between what you have in...

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How to keep your bones healthy
I recently broke my toe. My first broken bone at the age of 40!! Such a minor injury can be quite frustrating.  I have to walk quite slowly, and if I rush, it hurts! So my diet has to focus on bone building nutrients to...

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When sleep training doesn’t work
Sleep issues are one of the frequent issues I see in clinic. Having a child who can’t sleep steals parents of their ‘grown-up time’ in the evening, and leads to cranky children in the morning. Parents will frequently spend thousands of dollars on sleep trainers. ...

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What should I eat on GAPS?
What should I eat on GAPS? GAPS is a gut healing protocol. The introduction stage of the diet is based on 3 main categories of food: Stocks and soups made from meat or fish, with vegetables Probiotic foods like sauerkraut juice, kefir, sauerkraut and 24...

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