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The Plant Based Heart

Whether or not you eat meat, your heart is probably a vegan. Plant based diets are becoming more than just a trending topic as patients of all ages are turning to herbivory for various reasons; be it environmentally, morally, or otherwise. But I argue that the best reason for your plate going green is that …

The Best “Diet” You Can Have

With hundreds of different types of diets and fads, it’s become incredibly hard to stick with one that you truly support. However, the latest research has shown that whatever dietary lifestyle you choose to pursue, make sure it’s one that is plant-based. Plant-based diets are diets that primarily rely on vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts, and …

How To Choose A Fish Oil

Omega 3 Fatty Acids, commonly called ‘fish oils’ are a category of fats that are essential to mental health. Essential, meaning that the body requires them for many important functions, and we cannot make them ourselves; we must get them from the diet. Omega 3 fatty acids have been well studied for many conditions, and …

How To Naturally Increase Your Fertility

If you search ‘why am I not getting pregnant’, Dr. Google leads you down a rabbit hole of contradicting and confusing information. This can result in additional, unnecessary anxiety for anyone who is already super stressed about trying to make a baby. As a Naturopathic Doctor with a strong focus in fertility, I am constantly …

The ECS + PCOS + A Self Healing Journey

Let’s get some of the basic terminology covered here… What is the ECS? The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complex cell-signaling system identified in the early 1990s by researchers exploring THC, a well-known cannabinoid. Cannabinoids are compounds found in cannabis. The ECS is a biochemical communication system in the human body, which plays a crucial …

There’s More To Intermittent Fasting Than Weight Loss

As we slowly emerge from social distancing, some of us are looking to shed the extra pounds we have accrued during this period of isolation.  Incorporating intermittent fasting into your diet plan may not only lower your weight but may also help you live longer.  For decades, through published research, it has widely been accepted …

Gut Health’s Powerful Influence on Your Immune System

The immune system is a group of cells and molecules that protect us from disease by monitoring our body and responding to any foreign substances that are perceived as threats. Our immune systems work with our gut bacteria in a complex mutualistic relationship that helps to regulate and support each other. This relationship helps to …

Jac’s Favorites

Jac’s Favorites I’ve put together a list of products I use on a daily basis – from personal care to household items. Hope you’ll love them as much as me! Hello Wellthoughts readers! I wanted to give anyone who might be interested a glimpse into my lifestyle – specifically regarding the products I use. I …

The One Thing That Affects Your Whole Body

Your gastrointestinal tract plays a critical and quite obvious role in your health – transporting food from the mouth to the stomach, converting it into nutrients and energy, and eliminating waste from the body. However, did you know that your gut has been linked to several other essential functions in your body like immunity, managing …

See What Experts Are Saying About Coronavirus

We’ve asked a few doctors to provide us with their take on COVID-19. . . “The COVID-19 pandemic presents a complex issue for health systems across the globe. While many patients and providers are justifiably concerned about the health of themselves and those around them, it is important not to panic. This disease is serious, …