Dr. Joey's self-care blog

health, wellness, & self-care

Turmeric, lemon and ginger water

June 24, 2022

We all know how good lemon water is for you -but…have you heard of the powerful benefits of turmeric? This is a very powerful anti-inflammatory drink I learned from my sister (it is literally always in her fridge). A delicious anti-inflammatory drink to enjoy all year round! WHAT IS TUMERIC? Turmeric is a popular spice […]

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My superfoods smoothie

I am a huge smoothie fan. I find smoothies are the best way to pack a ton of supefoods into one delicious meal. Keep in mind -food is not like medicine – it IS medicine! Incorporating the right ingredients into your daily diet can help with the aging process, with reducing inflammation and in improving […]

June 22, 2022

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How to naturally reduce inflammation in the body

June 19, 2022

INFLAMMATION AND HEALTH Inflammation tends to be a big buzz word lately. In short – the more we can keep the body in an anti-inflammatory state, the better. The issue is not when the body experiences a short burst of inflammation. In fact, that is a protective mechanism in our body that is necessary. The […]

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The classic – chocolate banana smoothie

I am a huge smoothie lover. I find it is the quickest and easiest way to have a superfoods start to the day.Enjoy this classic chocolate banana smoothie rich in fibre and protein. 1 cup of non dairy milk (oat or almond milk) 1 frozen banana 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder 2 tbsp of […]

June 17, 2022

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6 Healthy High-Fat Foods To Add To Your Diet Today

January 10, 2022

A common myth when looking to lose weight and improve your health is that you need to cut out high-fat foods from your diet. In fact, there are many healthy high-fat foods that will lead to satiety and weight loss when used in the right portions. Moderation in your diet is key when looking to […]

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My Favourite Grain-Free Flours

Being gluten-free myself, I have experimented with many gluten-free and grain-free flours over the years. Gluten is the general name for proteins found mainly in wheat, rye and barley and it helps foods maintain their structure and shape. Gluten is found in many other types of foods too so check your labels carefully if you […]

November 24, 2021

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Natural Ways to Support Your Immune System

October 25, 2021

As cold and flu season is around the corner, it’s important to discuss the ways to naturally support your immune system at this time of year. Prevention is key when it comes to health and wellbeing and preventing the onset of respiratory illnesses is something to work towards. Check out these natural ways to support […]

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Benefits of Lemon in Your Diet

My favourite way to start my morning is with a warm mug of water with a fresh lemon squeezed into it. It’s warming, relaxing and tastes great. You may have been served water with lemon at restaurants before or used lemon zest in some baking recipes and you may not have thought anything of it, […]

August 2, 2021

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Energy Boosting Snacks to Avoid the Midday Slump

July 24, 2021

We’ve all experienced the midday slump around 3:00pm to 4:00pm where energy levels drop and you feel lethargic, hungry and ready to finish work for the day. One way to help with this daily energy drop is through blood sugar control – when your blood sugar is out of balance, your energy levels shift accordingly. […]

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The Best Non-Dairy Substitutes for Milk

Whether you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant or just looking to reduce your dairy consumption, there are many milk alternatives on the market these days. Milk alternatives can offer good nutrition profiles and your local grocery store should carry a variety of non-dairy substitutes for milk. Here are the facts on the most common non-dairy substitutes for milk […]

July 18, 2021

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