Jennifer Keirstead

Jennifer Keirstead

Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Herbs

Herbs

Preparing for Pregnancy

Prepping your body for pregnancy is an very important time indeed. It’s an opportunity to detoxify and eliminate any toxins that may have collected in your cells, organs and wonderful reproductive system. Just remember, we’re all different – we all have different toxic loads, experiences, ages, fitness levels and environments. The health of the papa-to-be […]

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Healing Bone Fractures w. Food, Herbs+Spices

Healing a bone from a fracture, or break can be a frustrating one. It’s a waiting game and you must be patient, as bone’s take time to “knit” themselves back together. There’s good news too! Nutritionally there is so much you can do to give yourself an advantage in the healing process. Here are a […]

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Herbal Iron Elixir

Iron is lost by the body through a variety of ways including: urination, perspiration and exfoliating of old skin cells – like when you’re dry brushing. Bleeding contributes to further loss of iron which is why women tend of have a higher demand for iron than men. Since our bodies can’t produce iron itself, we need to make sure […]

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Roasted Cabbage w. Almond Sesame Sauce + Herbs

Overview Like broccoli, cauliflower, collards and kale, cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable. One of my favourite veggies for lots of reasons including: high anti-oxidants, prebiotics, vitamin K, B6 and plant based calcium. Ingredients 1 head of green cabbage 2 Tbsp virgin coconut oil, melted sea salt + pepper, to taste 1-2 cloves fresh garlic, pressed or finely […]

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A Look Inside My Tea Cupboard

Herbal teas are an exceptional way to consume a wide range of plant-based vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, and so much more. The simple ritual of boiling water, selecting the herbs, and steeping, is such a nice way to start, (or end!) the day.  Note – Pregnant, and breast feeding women please consult with your doctor, and/or midwife  before using […]

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