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Food Sensitivities - Durham Natural Health Centre

Food Sensitivities and You: What Does the Evidence Say?

Food Sensitivities and You: What Does the Evidence Say? by Dr. Nadine Gavin ND   Science from the 19th century and much of the 20th century has been obsessed with universal truths. Medical science was interested in discovering the universal laws that govern how the human body functions, but over

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Strategies for Managing Snacking - Durham Natural Health Clinic

Top 5 Strategies for Managing Snacking & Cravings

Top 5 Strategies for Managing Snacking & Cravings By: Megan Kelly, CNP As a holistic nutritionist, I am getting a lot of inquiries right now from clients, family and friends about how to slow down the constant snacking at home. There seems to be a lot of anxiety about weight

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Breathing Exercises: Relax in 10 minutes or Less

Breathing Exercises: Relax in 10 minutes or Less You will tell someone to take a breath when they are stressed, angry or anxious, but do you follow your own advice? You should. It’s good advice! Controlled breathing not only keeps the mind and body functioning at their best, it can

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A Beginner’s Guide to Batch Cooking!

A Beginner’s Guide to Batch Cooking! By: Megan Kelly CNP WHAT IS BATCH COOKING? This refers to the practice of cooking multiple meals in “batches” and then either freezing or storing the leftovers to be reheated or used as components for quick meal assembly. Batch cooking is a helpful practice

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How to Support Future Fertility

How to Support Future Fertility By: Megan Kelly (CNP) Thinking about having a baby down the road, but just not yet? You’re not alone. In fact, women are waiting longer than ever before to have their first baby. A statistic report published in the United States in 2017 found that

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The Circadian Clock of Fat Cells

The Circadian Clock of Fat Cells By: Megan Kelly (CNP) We accept the concept of circadian rhythms as they apply to sleep and hormones, but what if they were affecting your fat cells as well!? A recent study suggests that, in fact, they are! In the study, participants with relatively

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DO YOU KNOW WHEN YOU’RE OVULATING?

By: Megan Kelly (CNP) Did you know that your body sends you a multitude of signals every month to tell you where you’re at in your cycle? If you pay close attention, you can use these physiological signals sent out each month to determine when you’re ovulating so that you

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