Dr Julie Durnan

Archive for the ‘Immune Support’ Category

7 Days to Homemade Kombucha

I recently met a lovely family at the clinic – one of the family members was suffering from indigestion. Among other things, I recommend to this patient: “You will really benefit from introducing a fermented drink into your diet everyday. This drink is called Kombucha.” The patient replied: “Gesundeit!”. He…

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Simple Medicine is Almost Here!

Yes! It’s almost here!! Simple Medicine natural health products for women and children are coming very soon. Since this is my first go at creating my own product line, it has been a huge learning experience. There were bound to be obstacles. And there were! But after months of dreaming,…

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It’s Here! The 3-Day Mini Cleanse…

 Are you… Ready for a cleanse for not up for a huge commitment? Concerned about the safety of many cleanses available? Wishing you could shed a few pound? Looking to boost your immune system? Craving more energy? Then you’ll love what I have designed for you! I have created an…

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5 Hallowe’en Tricks To Enjoy This Sweet + Scary Time Of Year

Ding-Dong! Trick or Treat! It’s Hallowe’en! So what exactly does this mean for us health-minded mamas? It means family fun! The health of our children is a top priority, and I’m a big believer that Hallowe’en can be a very fun day. At our house, we enjoy all that Hallowe’en has…

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Insulin Resistance: It’s Not So Sweet

When most people think of the type of foods that can cause high cholesterol, heart disease, and obesity, they often think of one word:  fat. But current research shows the type of food most likely to contribute to the epidemic of obesity and its related conditions, is actually the sweet…

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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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Quinoa Verde: Get Your Kids to Eat their Greens!

This is my kid-friendly quinoa adaptation of Arroz Verde (Mexican green rice) and my favourite way to get my kids to eat their dark green leafy veggies.     Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa ½ cup packed spinach ½ bunch kale ½ cup broccoli tops and stems 2 Tbsp cilantro 1…

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Daily Detox Tea

  This super cleansing tea supports the elimination of toxins through the liver, kidneys, and colon.  It is gentle enough to drink daily and a wonderful adjunct to a seasonal detoxification program. Combine equal parts: Burdock root Dandelion root Fenugreek Ginger Licorice root Peppermint Add 1 Tbsp of herb combination…

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ABCs of Children’s Immune Health

    One of the most common questions I hear from parents at the clinic is:  ”How can I boost my child’s immune system?”.  This is an especially hot topic in the winter so I thought it would be handy to provide patients with a list of my all time…

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