Halloween and Nutrition

How a Nutritionist Does Halloween Halloween can be a challenging time for parents and kids, fraught with food fears and battles over control. Limiting, rationing and even sometimes downright lying to our kids about their candy (Switch Witch anyone?) only causes dichotomous attitudes about good and bad foods and causes an unhealthy relationship of deprivation … Read more

5 Questions to Consider Before You Supplement

5 Questions to Consider Before You Supplement  Naturopathic docs (NDs) are often known as supplement pushers – and for good reason. We use them a LOT. There’s a supplement for nearly every physiologic need and process, and when used correctly, they’re a great way to bolster overall health.  There’s a darker side to supplement use … Read more

Is Organic Produce Always Better?

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By Niki Carr, Nutritionist Should I buy organic produce? Is organic always better?  A hotly debated topic of scientists, nutritionists, and dietitians. The research is still out on whether organic varieties of fruits and veggies have more nutrients than conventionally grown versions. You can find numerous studies that support either side of the argument. We … Read more