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The majority of the population are deficient in…

What does magnesium do? Magnesium helps to break down fight and flight compounds such as adrenaline and noradrenaline - this helps to avoid being worked up and stressed out all the time. Magnesium helps with bowel regularity - taking the “trash” out everyday is so...

Root causes for an autoimmune condition

Today I want to briefly discuss how I now approach an individual with an autoimmune condition. Autoimmune means the body attacks itself. Unfortunately autoimmune conditions are on the rise as noted in this article from 2015 (The World Incidence and Prevalence of...

Meet Jill Raab, our health coach!

Hello! I’ve been invited by my colleague, Dr. Jo Braid, to be a guest blogger at Braid Health. So, I shall let you in on a bit of personal background, to put you in the picture. We all have a story (I just love to hear people’s stories as we dive deeply into what...

Sugar Cravings

Do you crave sugar and sweets? Well you are not alone. This is an oh so common challenge in our lives. In fact, it is thought to be the number one reason people “fall off the wagon” with the food they choose to eat. Let’s talk about what drives these cravings.  Here...

The Origin of Health

Have you heard of Salutogenesis? It means the Origin of Health and was newly added to the Merriam and Webster Dictionary in 2019. You may be more familiar with the term Pathogenesis which means the Origin of Disease. Isn’t it interesting to see terminology we are more...

Commonly misunderstood gut truths

Wellness begins in the gut (because we must nourish every cell). Chewing is key to start good digestion. Beyond the mouth there are no teeth!! Gut feelings and the gut-brain axis are real (enteric nervous system; vagus nerve connection; sleep & mood highly...