This Thursday Basics series is a revisit of the 2016 series I wrote, the Monday Health Basics. It was always meant to be a quick read on one manageable task you can implement in order to best support optimal health. Updated and improved, this week's topic is one that is a pretty basic change that is fairly easy to implement, but is one topic that also raises many questions and controversy. We're talking SALT.
This week is perhaps one of the most basic tenets of my practice as a food lovin human being. Sure, it factors in a bit on the Holistic Nutritionist side of things, but I consider this a more human endeavour than a scientific-based endeavour. Ok yes, there is science to back all of this up, but even if there weren't, it's one of those 'just makes sense' kind of things.
This series of ideas I have been posting to the blog initially every Monday in '16, and revisiting + updating in ‘19, is meant to serve as a jumping off point for anyone looking to improve their own health, one building block at a time. And today's spot is the perfect place to begin. Write this down.
A re-run and revamped review of the 2016 series Monday Health Basics, but this time, in an order that makes sense. Play along! This is #1: HOW TO STOCK A GOOD PANTRY.
Today's post is meant to start at the very beginning. Today, we're talking stocking your pantry with the essentials.
This past weekend, I had the good fortune of participating in our city’s first Fermentation Festival. What a brilliant way to spend a weekend day, hanging out with fellow Gut Geeks to talk nerdy about the microbiome. It really felt like a celebration of all things I love - culture, community and the power of good food.
This blog post delves into ways to customize your own Beet Kvass Brew and targeting specific organs or health concerns you may have on the go. Click on the image for the full run down of ideas and inspiration.