Dr. Joey's self-care blog

health, wellness, & self-care

Cilantro Lime Salad Dressing

June 28, 2022

Of all my favorite herbs – cilantro is one of my favorites.  Cilantro has long been used for medicinal purposes and has been shown to have some impressive health benefits that may include: Balancing blood sugars Ridding the body of toxic metals Reducing anxiety Reducing stomach upset May help to reduce neurological inflammation Prevention of […]

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Turmeric, lemon and ginger water

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 […]

June 24, 2022

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My superfoods smoothie

June 22, 2022

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 […]

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How to naturally reduce inflammation in the body

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 […]

June 19, 2022

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The classic – chocolate banana smoothie

June 17, 2022

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 […]

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

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 […]

January 10, 2022

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My Favourite Grain-Free Flours

November 24, 2021

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 […]

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Natural Ways to Support Your Immune System

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 […]

October 25, 2021

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Benefits of Lemon in Your Diet

August 2, 2021

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, […]

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Energy Boosting Snacks to Avoid the Midday Slump

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. […]

July 24, 2021

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