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  • 20 Jul Recipe: Masala Oats

    Recipe: Masala oats   Recently, I have come across many people who are starting their weight loss journey but are tired of eating bland, inedible food.   Chances are that during your weight loss journey,  you have been asked to stay away from sugars which......

  • 22 Jun 3 supplements that can aggravate acne

    Supplements are something that many people consider taking when they want a more natural, holistic approach to health.   If you are someone, who has considered taking a supplement for your health and have acne-prone skin, there are some things you should consider before choosing......

  • 14 May Creamy Eggplant Curry

    Being Indian, there is one thing that is a staple in my diet. And that is a nice, warm, spicy curry!   Most curries that are creamy often come with heavy dairy based products. Now being a skin health advocate and being someone who has......

  • 14 May Reishi Dalgona Coffee

    Have you ever tried Dalgona coffee with REISHI MUSHROOMS?!   Ganoderma lucidum aka Reishi mushroom is an excellent herb for boosting the immune system and calming the nerves.   It has been used in Asian medicine for years and has been termed the “mushroom of......

  • 14 May Oat Mylk Recipe

    Finding dairy-free alternatives does not have to be a challenge. You can just make a healthier version at home.   This simple, delicious recipe requires very few ingredients and makes the base of many of my desserts.   What you need: 2 cups Steel-cut oats......

  • 12 May Soothe Eczema, Naturally – an inside-out approach

    Soothing Eczema, Naturally – An inside out approach   Eczema, commonly known as Atopic Dermatitis, is one of the most frequently diagnosed conditions in Canada. It affects 10-15% of children, many of whom are still affected by it in their adulthood.   Eczema is very......

  • 03 May Savoury oat pancakes

    This one is dedicated to my nani (Grandmother). It was one of the first recipes I learned from her when I visited her in India.   I’ve taken her version of oats na pudla and sprinkled it with health to make my version of savoury oat......

  • 21 Apr Mung bean curry

    Mung bean curry     Call it a warm, wholesome, spicy hug in a bowl. This protein filled curry works well, just by itself or with some brown rice.   Once you have your sprouted mung beans, this recipe is easy to put together on......

  • 21 Apr Mung Bean Salad

        Spring vegetables, a citrus palette and a high protein snack.   Mung bean salads are a great go-to during warm weather because it is easy to make and gives you the perfect summer blend.   If you are looking for a crunchy snack......

  • 02 Apr How to sprout mung beans

    There is barely any effort to sprouting mung beans, the biggest part is being patient.   Mung beans have become a staple in our house.   Being vegetarian, its hard, getting protein with every meal.   So, I have employed this hack to make sure......

  • 10 Mar Veggie Biryani

    Veggie Biryani Instant Pot Recipe:   Originated from a Persian word, created by the Muslim population in a predominantly Hindu country – India, the biryani dish is an amalgamation of cultures, spices and flavours.   Its traditionally fried and traditionally made with meat, however since......

  • 05 Mar Preventing infections naturally

    When it comes to infections, having a strong immune system is key to protect us from disease-causing microorganisms. Typically, our immune system does a phenomenal job at fighting away bacteria, fungi and viruses. However, due to several reasons, our immune defense can be weakened, causing......

  • 19 Feb The Acne Diet: Eating right for acne-prone skin

    Diet is not a word I am fond of. As a naturopathic doctor, I am an advocate of making sustainable and healthy food choices to support one’s skin health. Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine.” Simply put, our diet has a profound effect......

  • 04 Nov Meditation for beginners

    Due to the stressful environment we live in today, most people would benefit from meditating daily.   Imagine trying to sit comfortably to start meditating. Imagine trying to focus your mind on being still. Now imagine your mind being flooded with a billion thoughts all......

  • 03 Nov DIY Hair Mask

    Hair loss in both men and women, can be disheartening and frustrating. It is stressful to see clumps of hair fall off every time we brush our hair or take a shower. The most frequent question I get in my practice is – “What can......

  • 23 Sep What I learned from a Netflix show

    Truly, if our diet is bad and stress is out of control, it can affect most areas of health and aggravate so many conditions   I recently started watching a show on Netflix called Diagnosis. This show revolves around Dr. Lisa Sanders (fun fact: She......

  • 12 Sep Turmeric Latte Recipe

      Turmeric lattes or haldi doodh has been around in the Indian culture for centuries. It was a common remedy for fighting off infections during the cold and flu season. I remember my nani (grandmother) always making it for me when I started to feel......

  • 26 Aug Prepping your immune system for fall weather

    Fall is all about beautiful trees, cooler temps and pumpkin spice latte. But this change in season is also a time when many people get sick. Our body needs to get used to going from extreme heat to cooler winds, which means prepping the immune......

  • 29 Jul Treating headaches, naturally

      I have been helping many patients suffering from headaches feel better, have less pain and have less headaches. In this article I share two important cases that show us how important it is to target internal causes of headaches, instead of relying on painkillers.......

  • 02 Jul What’s causing your hair loss?

      Have you ever taken a shower or brushed your hair and noticed so much of it on the floor? Having clumps of hair fall out can be extremely disheartening and frustrating. Although losing hair is often blamed on growing old, most of the times,......

  • 31 May How to choose a natural sunscreen

    Chemical sunscreens have filters that are shown to have hormone-disrupting and toxic properties.  Utilizing sunscreens containing these ingredients can perpetuate several skin conditions, infertility, allergies or cancers. As we bid adieu to the winter blues, summer comes with warm weather and its own set of......

  • 02 Apr How to stay healthy at 35,000 Ft

    Travel season is upon us! As summer approaches so many of us are going to pack our bags and jet set on a new adventure. The most important thing while travelling is to remember to be healthy (apart from having fun of course). Because who......

  • 02 Apr Energy Date Bites

    Ingredients: 2 cups dates 1 cup ground almonds 1 cup ground cashew 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds 2 tablespoons hemp seeds 1.5 tablespoon almond butter 1 tablespoon coconut oil     Mix all the ingredients in a food processor Make medium......

  • 01 Mar 6 easy steps to start a Liver Cleanse

        Through my naturopathic practice, I’ve noticed that the liver is the most ignored organ in the body. Our liver is responsible for eliminating toxins, balancing hormones, digesting fats, storing vitamins and so much more.   Alcohol, pharmaceuticals, chemicals in skin-care products and processed......

  • 01 Mar Recipe – Lavender Lemonade

    Lavender Lemonade   Ingredients: Traditional Medicines – Chamomile lavender tea – 1 tea bag 1 teaspoon honey ½ lime 1 cup water   Directions: Boil water in a kettle or on the stove Add one teaspoon of honey Add the tea bag and steep for......

  • 14 Feb Follow your heart – nurturing your intuition!

    ” I Believe you were born in this world to do great things. To be more than mediocre and to achieve everything you have set your eyes on”   Have you ever had this feeling that you just HAD to do something? Or heard that tiny......

  • 01 Feb Healthy Changes for Type 2 Diabetes

    What is Type 2 diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a condition where our body does react normally to insulin, a hormone that regulates the sugar levels in the blood. Normally, after we eat a meal, the pancreas release insulin which then delivers glucose to the......

  • 10 Jan The benefits of facial acupuncture aka what do the tiny face needles do?

    When Kim Kardashian does something, it instantly becomes a trend. So, in 2013, when Kim K posted a picture of herself with acupuncture needles on her face, it generated a lot of buzz around Facial Acupuncture. As a naturopathic doctor offering these services, I wanted......

  • 04 Jan Sleep issues: Why people wake up in the middle of the night

    Good sleep is vital to maintaining optimal health. While we are sleeping, our body restores, heals and maintains proper functioning of several organ systems. Not getting adequate, good quality sleep can impair brain activity, digestion, immune function and mood. Most people find themselves having trouble......

  • 17 Dec 5 health apps you NEED to try

    Being healthy just got easier thanks to these amazing tools that can be accessed anywhere through your phone! In the day and age of tech, keeping an eye on your health and motivating yourself to live your best life is just a click away! I......