Things I learned from my naturopath…

Here’s a great post by my new personal trainer, Leslie Robertson (www.getfitwithles.com) where she shares her experience doing the hypoallergenic diet under my naturopathic care. I’m so happy she stuck with it because she had amazing results! Thanks for sharing your experience Leslie!

Get Fit With Les

I recently started meeting with Dr Ellen Simone who is an experienced and extremely helpful naturopathic doctor.  Sheworks at the Alta Vista Chiropractic Clinic on Bank Street.  After my initial assessment we decided that doing a 7 day detox/cleanse would be a great idea to help sort out some digestion issues I was having and to find out if I was intolerant to any foods.  After 7 days of eliminating certain foods from my diet I felt incredible!  No cravings, more energy, my mood was stable (yes I can be moody at times, ask Dave!), and I even lost a bit of excess weight as well!  Not bad eh??

Here are lists of foods that I was encouraged to eat and which ones to avoid:

Eat A LOT of
Brown rice, quinoa, millet, buckwheat, tapioca, amaranth, teff (cereals and pastas made from these grains are acceptable)
DO NOT EAT
Gluten…

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About drellensimonend
Dr. Simone strongly believes that the mind and body are connected to your overall health and wellness. As a primary health care provider, her practice provides ongoing support throughout your healing journey. Her role as your Naturopathic Doctor is to assist you in discovering your needs, support you in personal growth and help you reach your health and wellness goals. With the belief that happiness and balance is possible for everyone, Dr. Simone strives to help her patients live happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. Dr. Simone focuses on family wellness and has special interests in women and children’s health. She has experience with reproductive health, working with women through different phases in their lives; to regulate the menstrual cycle, ease PMS symptoms, optimize fertility, provide support during and after pregnancy, maintain breast health and welcome menopause. Children have also been a primary focus in Dr. Simone’s life in both her professional role as a naturopath and in her volunteer work. She believes that setting healthy habits at a young age can be critical for long-term health and wellness.

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