digestion

A Return of Old Symptoms – a Naturopathic phenomenon

Two patients have had a Return of Old Symptoms this month, so I thought I would write about this amazing phenomenon that can happen to naturopathic patients. What is a Return of Old Symptoms? A Return of Old Symptoms is when, while someone is on their healing journey, they get symptoms of something they used to have chronically, many years ago. For example, Mrs. Apple came to her follow up [...]

Fennel and Avocado salad

1 fennel bulb 1 whole ripe Avocado 2 medium carrots 1/2 bunch fresh parsley or cilantro 1-2 Tbsp of raw sesame seeds (leave out if sensitive) For the dressing: 1-2 cloves of garlic 1-2 Tbsp of Apple Cider vinegar 4-5 Tbsp of virgin Olive oil 1/2 lemon squeezed 1-2 Tbsp of Tahini Pinch of salt and pepper 1-2 tbsp of ground flax seeds (optional)   Chop everything or cut everything [...]

Digestion tip – oatmeal

I've recently started food combining again, to help improve my digestion. I will write more about food combining in another post. Today I'd like to mention how I've been eating my oatmeal. The ingredients are 1/3 cup oatmeal, about 1.5 cups water (I like it to be gooey), and generous amounts of cocoa powder, and cinnamon. I also use 1/2 tbsp. of honey while the oatmeal is cooking, for its [...]