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Christiane Marchand
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Most people are familiar with the term Adrenal Fatigue. Adrenal Fatigue is the common term we use for HPA (hypothalamic pituitary adrenal) axis dysregulation. HPA-D is typically due to our modern diet and high-stress culture. These modern stressors affect…
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Cholesterol is a waxy substance found naturally in the blood. Predominantly produced in the liver, but also found in animal products, refined carbohydrates & trans fats. There are 2 types of cholesterol: LDL (low density lipoproteins) & HDL (high density…
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Next weekend is Sage’s annual clothing swap! Have you gone through your closets yet?? So many local shops have donated prizes for us to raffle off (Rama Lotus passes, Pure Yoga passes, gift certificates to Jet Black hair studio, ISÖ spa, Herb & Spice and…
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Do you get sick often? Do your wounds heal slowly? Is your memory foggy? Is your attention wavering? Do you have chronically loose stools? Do you suffer from inflammatory skin conditions? Is your sense of taste & smell weak? Is your hair thinning, or even…
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There’s something about spring that always inspires me to create change. This year I’ve been thinking about my strategy towards my nutrition career and wanted to make some changes that might help things flow more effortlessly. I’ve been having some…
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Life has been pretty exciting lately. Major highlight: my best friend of over 2 decades is expecting! It’s such a trip. I’ve had other friends have children over the last decade or so, but nothing has felt quite like this. We grew up together, shared so…
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Stress is often described as feeling overwhelmed, worried or run-down. It affects people of all ages, genders and circumstances and can lead to both physical and psychological health issues. By definition, stress is any uncomfortable “emotional experience…
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80-85% of our immunity is located in our gut wall. Our microbiome is like the right hand of our immune system. If it’s compromised, then your immune system is left to do it’s job with one hand tied behind it’s back. On top of that, exposure to a whole…
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Overnight oats provide magnesium, fiber, plant-based protein, potassium, essential fatty-acids, and they contain absolutely no sugar. They’re also an excellent prebiotic, meaning it feeds the good bacteria and helps maintain healthy gut flora. This makes…
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This chickpea salad is one of the first recipes I learnt in my 20’s and it continues to me one of my top 5 go-to foods to bring to a potluck. It’s vegan, gluten free, and dairy free so most people are able to enjoy some. The flavor combination is really…
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