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Christina Carreau BA, ND

As many of you know, I am a big believer in detoxification. I think that it is important to step back from our routine a few times each year to pay respect to our internal organs and focus on cleaning out accumulated wastes and unwanted toxins that can build up […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

While I don’t want to be alarmist, I do want to remind you that the food industry does not prioritize health. Their focus is to make money. Short-term safety of food is closely monitored to ensure that it is not contaminated with bacteria or other toxins […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Bread and other foods made of wheat have sustained humans for centuries. It has become a perceived ‘essential’ part of our diet here in North America and is often consumed in excessive amounts. I see this over and over again when looking at diet diaries: cereal or toast for breakfast, […]

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Christina Carreau, BA, ND

We live in a world where there is so much selection and also so much controversy surrounding what constitutes a healthy diet. What is the healthiest diet; is it vegetarian, vegan, paleo, pescetarian, low glycemic index, macrobiotic, raw food, the hormone diet? The options are endless and it becomes quite […]

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Christina Carreau, BA, ND

There is an increasing amount of hype and confusion surrounding food allergies. Let me provide some clarity on the issue by explaining the two different types of allergic reactions that can occur. With food allergies, the body reacts by releasing cells called antibodies. Foods that cause antibodies to be released […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

We have all heard the saying ‘you are what you eat’ but how many of us actually take the time to evaluate our food intake for optimal nutrition.  One thing that I hear too often when it comes to eating healthy is, “I am too busy or I don’t have […]

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