Digestion: You Are What You Absorb

We’ve all heard the old maxim “You are what you eat”. But from a naturopathic point of view, you are also what you digest, absorb and eliminate. Ensuring each of these functions is operating as well as possible is fundamental to your good health.  The Value Of Clinical Nutrition An assessment of your nutritional status…

Sugar Cravings

Sugar might not be as bad for you as some alternatives Concern among the general public and scientific communities about obesity has resulted in the development of all kinds of diet aids: low fat this, low carb that.  On the low carb side of things, we’ve seen a proliferation of sugarless sweeteners being touted as…

Sweet Poisons

You’ve heard the expression “pick your poison”.   When it comes to sweet stuff, you need to do just that.  Sugar, consumed to excess, can be toxic and lead to conditions such as diabetes.  But what about artificial sweeteners? If you’ve read some of the past posts on the importance of limiting your sugar intake, this advice…