Dr Julie Durnan

Archive for August, 2013

Pumpkin Pesto for Hormonal Health

What is one of the best natural hormone balancing foods available? Pumpkin seeds! These seeds are wonderful for both men and women’s hormonal health and when used in cooking, snacks, or salads, they make it easy for us to get a healthy dose of delicious medicine. Pumpkin seeds are a…

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7 Steps to Kick the Beige Diet

Children are often inclined to eat what I call at the clinic a Beige Diet. If your child eats this way, then you already know exactly what I’m talking about. The Beige Diet is very common in children under age 10 and can include foods such as breads, crackers, granola…

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13 Things to Look for in a Good Detox

What is a Detox? Detox is a buzzword these days. It seems everywhere we turn, there is a nutritionist, dietitian, or physician touting their detox program to be the best. But here’s the truth – most detoxification programs on the market are actually just ‘cleanses’. This means that most of…

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Do You Really Need a Multivitamin?

A common question I get from patients at the clinic is: Should I take a one-a-day multivitamin? This is a loaded question. In short, no. And here’s the crazy truth: First of all, with a one-a-day product, you are pretty much wasting your time. No single tablet or capsule can…

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