Is Salt Dehydrating You?

Is Salt Dehydrating You?

Written by Dr. Sandra Miranda, ND The short answer is no. Dehydration is net water loss from the body, and consuming salt does not cause this condition. Let me explain. I want to start by confirming that there is no doubt that too much sodium in your diet can be...
What is better: Weight Loss or Exercise?

What is better: Weight Loss or Exercise?

Written by Dr. Sandra Miranda, ND There is no question on our global problem of obesity and with this there is a never-ending number of diets and tips on how to lose weight.  But is this really where our focus needs to be in order to reduce our health risks?...
5 Steps to Make Spring a Time for Mental Renewal

5 Steps to Make Spring a Time for Mental Renewal

Written by Dr. Sandra Miranda, ND The effects of the pandemic we’ve been dealing with along with dreary winter weather has led some people to the blues and depression.  Depression makes it harder to stick to our good eating plan which in turn makes it more...
How Much Exercise is Enough?

How Much Exercise is Enough?

Written by Dr Sandra Miranda, ND Exercise is medicine! Sure… but you may be dreading those long sweaty hours at the gym even though deep down you know that is exactly what you should be doing. Exercise offers so many health benefits that it really does not compare to...
Keeping your Bones Strong as you Age

Keeping your Bones Strong as you Age

Written by Dr. Sandra Miranda, ND November is Osteoporosis month. The International Osteoporosis Foundation states that approximately 1.4 million Canadians, mainly postmenopausal women and the elderly are affected by osteoporosis A simple calculation can help you...