Low-FODMAP diets: are they safe in the long-term?

Yes, the low-FODMAP diet works. There are now plenty of studies and cases of people with various digestive conditions, including IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), IBD (inflammatory bowel disorders like Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis), celiac disease, fructose malabsorption and SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). If you want more information about the low-FODMAP diet and how […]
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Guest post: 6 Prenatal Nutrition Misconceptions That Need to Stop by Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE, CLT

Today’s post is a guest post my Real food dietitian Lily Nichols, an expert on the topic of gestational (pregnancy) diabetes. Unfortunately, the current guidelines to manage gestational diabetes still include the consumption of too many carbs and don’t focus on food quality during this crucial period for baby.   If you’re interested in learning more about this topic, […]
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3 practical things I wish I knew when I was pregnant

No, this post won’t be about the typical things we read about while pregnant or the annoying comments like “You don’t know what it means to be tired before you have a baby“, “You’ll never have time for [fill in the blank] again” or “Your life will change forever“. On the flip side, we also hear “You’ll discover […]
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My new FREE private facebook group: Radicata Medicine

Hello everyone! I don’t know if you’ve heard, but facebook really doesn’t want us to be in touch anymore. Despite having over 8,698 likes, it doesn’t even show my posts to 100 of you. Unless I’m willing to pay a lot of money of course! The Radicata Medicine Private Group Because my goal with social media is to […]
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Can you get enough fiber on a grain-free diet?

The short answer: Yes. Really? Yes, you can get all the fiber you need WITHOUT GRAINS (even WHOLE grains!) and WITHOUT LEGUMES like beans and lentils. How is that possible?  There are plenty of foods that our ancestor hunter-gatherer used to eat to get their daily fiber intake and keep themselves regular without having to resort to eating a […]
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My home birth story: a transforming experience of power and vulnerability (with a bit of ranting)

Because I’ve been posting updates throughout my pregnancy (read them here), it only seems logical to tell you my birth story. So here it is! Sorry if this is a long post but I was important for me to write all the details so I can remember and hopefully help other women considering home birth. Please feel free […]
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NEW Cookbook: the Best Paleo Recipes of 2014

I’m so excited to be part of this wonderful project compiling all the best Paleo recipes of the year! Bill & Hayley of Primal Palate put this incredible cookbook / ebook together and… I am honored to be one of the contributors! You’ll find many other of your favorite Paleo people also contributing their 6 favorite […]
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Free Online Digestion Sessions [Nov 9-23]

If you’ve been following me for a little while or if you’ve read my book, you know that I am truly passionate about digestion! My passion certainly doesn’t come from my training as a registered dietitian during which I was pretty much taught that the only prescription for IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), bloating, diarrhea and constipation was to […]
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New ebook: The Paleo Approach Dinner Club

I’m a big fan of the Sarah Ballantyne, aka, the Paleo Mom, and her book & cookbook The Paleo Approach (read my review here). For people with autoimmune issues trying to improve their health with REAL food, it can sometimes be difficult to find recipes that fit their dietary restrictions. Although the AIP (autoimmune protocol) […]
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Pregnancy: Third trimester update

Wow, I can’t believe how fast time is flying. Summer is almost over and September is already here.  This is the month I’m going to have a baby! :) My due date is mid-September but I’m ready to welcome my little one anytime this month. Before that though, let me update you on what has been […]
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Coming soon: a new ebook “Eliminate your Digestive Issues with the DHwRF Elimination Protocol”

Yes, I’m supposed to be on vacations and nesting before baby arrives… but my mother visited me last week and it was so productive that we did all the baby clothes washing, all the freezer meal preparation and everything is ready. And I can’t stand still for very long. I’m still making sure I get lots of rest, have my daily […]
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My 10+ favorite pregnancy, birth and baby books

One of the first things I wanted to do when I got pregnant was to buy books! It’s just the way I am. Whenever I’m faced with anything new, my first instinct is always to get more information. Knowledge is power, right? However, I felt very overwhelmed by the millions of pregnancy, birth and baby […]
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19 things you probably didn’t know about me

I worked in a food truck peeling potatoes, making homemade French fries, poutine and hot dogs for 5 summers. If you ever want to best poutine in Québec, go to Gentilly, Québec and stop at “LaRoulotte à Patates” right in front of the church. And if you don’t know what a poutine is, there it is: […]
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