Spring Clean Your Water Source

It’s finally spring! That means sprouting grass, budding flowers, warmer weather and – for many of us – spring cleaning. While you’re dusting those shelves and scrubbing those floors (hopefully with chemical-free cleaners!) you may want to take some time to think about making sure your water source is the cleanest it can possibly be, too!

Water quality issues have been in the news a lot recently, with long-term water crises in Flint, Michigan and across many Canadian First Nations communities, as well as recent concerns about traces of pharmaceutical drugs making their way into water supplies. I really hope that you live in a place that isn’t forced to drink bottled water as a matter of safety. But even if the local authority deems your tap water safe to drink, there are ways to make it even safer!

The Environmental Working Group has identified 316 chemicals in American tap waters, 202 of which aren’t regulated. The only “chemicals” you really need in your water are the plain old hydrogen and oxygen you need to make H2O! Lucky for us, there are steps we can take to clean up our water to get at least some of those excess chemicals out of there!

There are so many different types of water filters out there that everyone should be able to find one that suits their needs and budget. A great place to start is one of those water-filtering pitchers you can keep in your fridge, which give you the added bonus of keeping your water refreshingly cold! These systems won’t get everything out of your water, but they’re excellent at removing things like excess chlorine, so not only will your water be cleaner, it’ll also taste better. There are lots of different companies making these sorts of pitchers out there. Just remember to pick one that’s BPA-free and to replace the filter regularly!

If you’re ready to take it to the next level, reverse osmosis filters are the Cadillacs of the home water filtration world. These ones hook up to the plumbing in your house, so the good news is that you’ll always have filtered water straight out of whatever tap you hook the system up to! One caveat that you should keep in mind is that reverse osmosis filters are so good at their jobs that they can even strip out beneficial minerals like calcium and magnesium, so you may want to add remineralizing tablets if you go with this option. Reverse osmosis filters are definitely pricier, but last for years, and are relatively easy to install, even if you’re not a professional plumber. If this is the option for you, have a chat with the staff at your local hardware or home improvement store as they will be able to advise you on all your options.

When we think about water filters, we tend to focus on the kitchen sink and the water we drink, but there’s another source of water in the house that we’re exposed to every day: the bathroom. Don’t worry, I’m not going to ask you to filter the toilet water ;) but you may want to think about cleaning up the water you use to clean your body every day. You can just as easily absorb chemicals through your skin as you can through your digestive tract, but you can make sure your daily showers are squeaky clean by installing a water filter on your shower head. I’ve got a filter in my bathroom at home that is installed on the shower head, but there are plenty of options at your local hardware store.

What’s your spring cleaning project for 2016? Share it with us in the comments below!

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6 Natural Ways to Beat the Bloat

Alongside constipation, bloating is the one of the most common complaints others share with me through social media and my YouTube channel. Four years ago I did a 5-part series: “Get a flat belly and improve your digestion” on my YouTube channel. It was a very popular series but since it’s a little outdated I thought it was high time I posted about it again. 

This video is a summary of the best ways to beat the bloat.

The most common causes of bloating are food sensitivities, bad bacteria and swallowing air.

I know the last cause of bloating sounds rather odd, but I explain in this video what I mean.

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Earl Grey Banana Bread

As I was flipping through Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook Everyday Superfoods that Walker gave me for Christmas last year, I came across a recipe for Earl Grey Banana Bread. I though OMG, what an amazing idea! I love the earl grey flavour as you might have noticed from my near daily London Fog sippin‘.  So I whipped up my own version with buckwheat flour and made it gluten-free.

Earl Grey Banana Bread

This banana bread was super fluffy and moist just like my previous recipe for Chocolate Chip Buckwheat Banana Bread. The hint of earl grey was such a lovely addition. I think this is my new favourite banana bread — I’ve got quite a few on Joyous Health.

Now normally I add maple syrup or coconut sugar but I decided to let the bananas shine in this recipe. I had some medjool dates as well to add natural sweetness. This loaf was the perfect sweetness.

Earl Grey Banana Bread

Walker enjoyed it with some goat butter, yes I did just say “goat” butter. It’s delicious!! I slathered my slice with coconut butter. And yep, I broke my 5 day raw food cleanse I’ve been doing. It was worth it! I must taste test my own recipes. I made a similar recipe yesterday with quinoa flour and it was a TOTAL flop as you might have seen on SNAPCHAT. It is always a bummer when that happens because I don’t go cheap on ingredients even when I’m testing.

The ingredients were pretty much what you see in this photo. But for more detailed instructions, check out the recipe below.

Earl Grey Banana Bread

Here’s the recipe. Do let me know in the comments section if you tried it!

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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup light* buckwheat flour
  2. 1 tsp baking soda
  3. ½ tsp baking powder
  4. 1 tsp vanilla powder or extract
  5. 2 eggs, whisked
  6. 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  7. 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  8. 1/3 cup organic earl grey tea, strongly steeped in hot water
  9. 1/3 cup banana chips, crumbled or finely chopped
  10. 4 medjool dates, pitted and finely chopped
  11. 1/3 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Grease a loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and vanilla powder. If using vanilla extract, combine it with the wet ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, oil, banana and tea. Combine the wet and dry ingredients until fully combined. Fold in banana chips, dates and pecans.
  4. Pour batter into loaf pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes. I have a convection oven which cooks things a little faster. You know it’s done when you stick a fork or knife into the center and it comes out clean. If you do not have a convection oven then you may need to add about 10 minutes.
Notes
  1. *Dark buckwheat flour works fine too.
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 earl grey banana bread

I recommend you enjoy this banana bread with some good fat like almond butter, coconut butter or try this goat butter for instance. The good fat will help make this more powersnack-friendly. Good fats really help to balance your blood sugar. It was my first time trying goat butter and I absolutely LOVED it. It wasn’t goat-y tasting, surprisingly. Not that I would have minded because I love all things goat milk.

As mentioned above, I’m on SNAPCHAT now… my username is joyoushealth. I’ve been snapping up a storm this week! If you have a mobile device you can add the app and follow my snaps!

Have a joyous rest of your week!

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Fresh Essential Oil Blends for Spring

After months of being cooped up inside during the winter, my first order of business when spring arrives is to throw open all of the windows and breathe in that warm fresh air!

These clean and inviting essential oil blends are perfect to ring in the new season, help freshen musty homes and clear up allergies. You can even mix with a few natural ingredients for spring cleaning!

Allergy Relief

  • 2 drops lavender essential oil  
  • 2 drops lemon essential oil
  • 2 drops peppermint essential oil

Lavender, peppermint and lemon are all fantastic aids for the respiratory system. Use this blend in your diffuser and it will clear the air and help you breathe easier.

Sunshine

  • 2 drops grapefruit essential oil
  • 2 drops of bergamot essential oil
  • 2 drops mandarin essential oil
  • 2 drops lemon essential oil

We all know citrus makes anything smell clean and fresh, and when used in a diffuser citrus essential oils can also help purify the air and uplift any mood!

Spring Clean

  • 2 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 2 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 2 drops lemon essential oil
  • 2 drops lavender essential oil

This is the perfect refreshing blend for all of your spring cleaning. Add this blend into 1 cup water and ½ cup of white vinegar for an all-purpose surface spray.

Lemon essential oil is also great to use on its own to remove soap scum by mixing 1 cup water with 1 cup white vinegar and 6-8 drops of the essential oil.

Tea tree oil is another incredible cleaning agent because of its antibacterial properties. Add a few drops of tea tree oil to your toilet bowl to freshen and disinfect. 

What essential oils (or other scents) smell most like springtime to you?

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12 Powerfoods for a Healthy Pregnancy

If you are thinking about becoming pregnant or you already are — CONGRATS, this is a very exciting time in your life!! I loved being pregnant. It was such a joyous time because seeing my body change daily was truly a miracle.

You may find you are more concerned about what you are eating during pregnancy and this is a good thing.

Healthy eating during pregnancy is one of the best things a mama-to-be can do for herself and her baby. The food you eat and the supplements you take are your baby’s only source of nutrition. Good nutrition promotes your baby’s growth and development.

There are no negative side effects of eating well :)

In this video I share 12 pregnancy power foods that I recommend you eat regularly. Be sure to check out the summary below of these foods because I’ve included plenty of recipe ideas for you too.


 

Broccoli and Cauliflower

  • Excellent source of fiber. You need fiber for healthy digestion and easy bowel movements to reduce constipation and hemorrhoids
  • The phytonutrients support healthy estrogen metabolism by assisting liver detoxification (hormonal balance is key when trying to get pregnant and while pregnant)
  • Source of calcium which is important for bone and teeth development

Try my Curry Quinoa Cauliflower Stew or this Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Chia Seeds

  • Excellent source of plant-based omega 3 fatty acids, super high in fiber
  • Great for “chia poops” by easing the passage of poop through your colon
  • Rich in protein which is a building block of your body’s cells and of your baby’s body as well. Eating adequate protein prevents you from turning into a carb monster too!

Try my Chocolate Chia Granola or these Rosemary Buckwheat Chia Crackers

Blueberries

  • Very rich in antioxidants which are important during pregnancy because they reduce oxidative stress. Keeping stress low and eating antioxidant rich foods positively affect baby’s health later in life
  • Blueberries are perfect to munch on when you are craving something sweet. Fruits like blueberries provide the body with a slow release of glucose because they contain fiber, unlike candies, cookies and pastries which spike your blood sugar and make you crave MORE sweets

Try my Blueberry Bliss Smoothie Bowl or these Gluten-free Vegan Blueberry Oat Pancakes

Dates and Prunes

  • Both are very rich in fiber which assists waste elimination through the digestive system. A higher intake of fiber can help prevent glucose intolerance that can lead to gestational diabetes
  • Rich in minerals like potassium and magnesium. Potassium’s main role is maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance in your body’s cells. Since your blood volume expands by up to 50% during pregnancy, you’ll need slightly more electrolytes (sodium, potassium, and chloride, working together) to keep the extra fluid in the right chemical balance

Try soaking some prunes in water to re-hydrate them and then pop them in your blender or food processor and then whip them into a puree.

Kale – Queen of the Greens!

  • All greens are a source of folate which is a pregnancy power nutrient. It is essential for development of baby’s neural tube (which develops into brain and spinal cord). It plays an important role in the production of red blood cells and may reduce the risk of pregnancy complications
  • Rich source of digestive-friendly fiber
  • Very high in antioxidants to help reduce the negative effects of stress on your body and your baby

Try it chilled in my Chopped Kale & Beet Salad or warm and comforting in my Warm Beet & Kale Bowl or my Kale Salad with Creamy Dressing

Avocado – a fruit!

  • A total superfood! Avocados are a fantastic source of good fat that keeps you satisfied and balances blood sugar
  • Great source pregnancy power nutrients including vitamin B5 which is important for adrenal health (stress management), folate, calcium and potassium

Try my Key Lime Avocado Tart — great way to smash a sweet craving

Lentils

  • Excellent source of plant based protein and rich in fiber
  • Lentils are high in iron. Iron is a pregnancy power nutrient and you need about twice the amount of iron as you did before you were expecting because your body uses iron to make extra blood for your baby

Try my Curry Lentil Quinoa Soup, it’s an oldie but a goodie!

Oats

  • Very rich in fiber and very blood sugar balancing, good source of iron
  • It’s no secret that pregnancy can take a toll on your energy levels. Oats are a great food for energy because they are rich source of complex carbohydrates

Try my Chewy Chocolate Chip Tahini cookies

Pumpkin Seeds

  • A rich source of many pregnancy power nutrients including B vitamins especially folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and more
  • B vitamins are important for energy production. You need more energy than ever before when you are pregnant so having a handful of pumpkin seeds keeps energy levels up
  • Good source of protein and healthy fat

Fermented Foods

  • The most common complaint of pregnant women next to fatigue is digestive problems. Even if you’re not yet pregnant, fermented foods are beneficial for digestive health because they positively influence a healthy microbiome
  • They feed the good bacteria through their pre-biotic action. A healthy gut flora is essential for a healthy immune system. This is important during pregnancy so you can avoid getting a cold or flu. Pregnancy can definitely take a toll on your immune system so keep it strong and you will avoid any sickness

Check out more fermented foods here. 

Last but certainly not least!

One of the most common questions I get asked as a mama and a nutritionist is what prenatal I’m taking? The answer is New Chapter’s Perfect Prenatal. I love it because it doesn’t bother my tummy and I get NO multi-vitamin-burps whatsoever.

Pregnant tummies are super sensitive because digestion is slowed down so it only makes sense that your multi is easy on your tummy too. It is fermented which is why it is so easy to digest and this also means more nutrients getting to where they need to go! Foods that are fermented are much easier to digest… think of them almost like a pre-digested food where the nutrients are amplified. It’s made with organic fruits, vegetables and herbs — many of the foods I mentioned in my video! It is important to choose more organic foods while pregnant or if you are considering becoming pregnant to avoid hormone disrupting pesticides.

Wishing you a joyous pregnancy and beyond!

joyxoPs. Check out my latest ebook: FEEL JOYOUS LOOK GREAT after pregnancy and beyond!

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Rethinking How U.S. Healthcare Policy Approaches the Mouth

flying cadeuciiDental care has traditionally been financed and delivered separately from medical care. This is despite the Surgeon General’s report in 2000 that emphasizes the importance of oral health to whole body health. Now, new data show the consequences of the approach taken in U.S. health care policy to oral health.

Medicaid Children Seeing Big Gains in Access to Dental Care

The American Dental Association Health Policy Institute (HPI) recently launched The Oral Health Care System: A State-By-State Analysis. This first-of-its-kind data repository brings together data from multiple sources related to oral health and is meant to serve policy makers and researchers. One of the most significant findings from these data is that access to dental care has been increasing steadily among Medicaid children for more than a decade.

Nationally, the percent of Medicaid children who visited a dentist within the past twelve months went from 29% in 2000 to 48% in 2013, the most recent year for which data are available. What is striking is that the trend is remarkably widespread across states, with all but one state experiencing gains over this time frame. As a result, the gap in dental care utilization between Medicaid- and privately-insured children has been shrinking steadily. In fact, it narrowed in every single state for which we have data between 2005 and 2013 (see figure below). There are two states – Hawaii and Texas – where there is actually a “reverse gap”: children enrolled in Medicaid are more likely to visit a dentist than children who have private dental benefits. Moreover, this progress has all been happening during a time when the number of children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has been rising steadily. In 2013, nearly four out of ten children in the U.S. were enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP compared to two out of ten in 2000.

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Title of Figure: Gap in Dental Care Utilization Between Medicaid-Enrolled Children and Children with Private Dental Benefits, 2005 and 2013

Source: Vujicic M, Nasseh, K. Gap in dental care utilization between Medicaid and privately insured children narrows, remains large for adults. Health Policy Institute Research Brief. American Dental Association. December 2015. Available from:

Trends for Adults Are Much Different

In contrast, the trends for adults are very different. The gap in dental care use between Medicaid- and privately-insured adults is much wider than it is for children and has actually increased in several states in recent years. Adults – especially Millennials – are nearly three times more likely than children to report avoiding dental care they need because of cost. In fact, one out of four low-income adults report that they have avoided dental care they needed in the past year due to financial reasons.

Dental care presents affordability challenges to adults to a much greater degree than any other type of health care service. Emergency room visits for dental conditions in the U.S. are on the rise, a trend that is being driven entirely by young adults.  Even among adults with private dental benefits, dental care use is declining in most states and the number one reason adults with private dental benefits do not visit the dentist is cost.

The barriers to dental care that adults face are leading to some troubling physical, social, and emotional effects. New data show that more than one out of three low-income adults say they avoid smiling and 17 percent report difficulty doing usual activities because of the condition of their mouth and teeth. Nearly one out of four low-income adults and 14 percent of all adults report that their oral health issues have led them to reduce participation in social activities.

Where Do We Go From Here?

Looking forward, policymakers and the research community ought to focus on three things to address some of the key challenges facing the U.S. oral health care system.

First, there needs to be a continued and sustained focus on implementing evidence-based policies when it comes to access. The states with the largest gains in access to dental care among Medicaid children over the past decade are those that implemented comprehensive, multi-pronged reforms. For example, Connecticut, Texas, and Maryland reformed their Medicaid programs by focusing on provider and Medicaid beneficiary outreach, provider reimbursement increases,innovations in care delivery models, and streamlined administrative procedures and saw remarkable improvements. It is important to note that the improvements in access to dental care in these three states, as well as others, did not involve any major increase in the number of dental care providers. In fact, there is strong evidence that there is significant excess capacity in the dental care system today. Nationwide, one out of three dentists report they are “not busy enough and can see more patients” suggesting that policymakers ought to focus on interventions that leverage existing unused capacity.

Second, there need to be a rethink of how oral health is defined and measured. The current focus of many government agency data collection efforts, for example,is to measure the presence and severity of dental disease and the frequency and type of dental care services people use. There is very little emphasis, in contrast, on measuring the contribution of oral health to physical, social, and emotional well being. These are the ultimate outcomes of interest that any dental care delivery system ought to be designed around. The new measures of oral health status recently developed by HPI are a significant advancement in this area but are meant to be a starting point for others, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, to build on. A robust oral health status measurement system would also enable a shift toward outcomes-based delivery and reimbursement models, a critical future direction in health care in the United States.

Third, policy makers need to reconsider how dental care for adults is handled in state and federal policy. Within Medicaid, adult dental benefits are optional and most states provide only basic coverage. Under the Affordable Care Act, dental care for adults is not considered “essential” and thus, dental benefits coverage is not part of the individual mandate. Implementing a comprehensive dental benefit for Medicaid adults in the 22 states that currently lack one is estimated to cost $1.6 to $1.8billion per year. The estimated state portion of this bill translates to about 1 percent of total Medicaid spending. Compare this to the $1.6 billion spent each year on hospital emergency room visits for dental conditions, one third of which is paid for by Medicaid. Newly published research from the NBER suggests that the dental care system has the capacity to absorb the spike in demand for dental care arising from large-scale expansions of dental benefits to Medicaid adults. There are also numerous state experiences to draw on that serve as good practices in managing adult dental benefits in Medicaid. Beyond Medicaid, insurers are approaching dental benefits for children and adults differently within the health insurance marketplaces. While more and more private medical insurance plans in the health insurance marketplaces are covering dental benefits for children, there are far fewer options for adults. This is despite the fact that dental care is a high priority among adults, especially young adults,who are shopping for health insurance.

As a former U.S. Surgeon General said, “you can’t be healthy without good oral health.” There is emerging evidence that oral health is related to conditions outside of the mouth, like diabetes, pregnancy, and even mental health. Health care policy in the United States clearly emphasizes the importance of oral health for children. It might be time to reconnect mouth and body for adults.

Marko Vujicic is Managing Vice President, Health Policy Resources Center at the American Dental Association where he is responsible for overseeing all of the Association’s policy research activities. Prior to joining the American Dental Association, he was Senior Economist with The World Bank in Washington D.C. where he directed the global health workforce policy program. He was also Labor Economist at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Key Lime Avocado Tart

Happy St. Patty’s Day! In the spirit of all things green, I created this wonderfully fresh and fulfilling dessert – key lime avocado tarts! I used the Key Lime Pudding recipe from my book Joyous Health and then created a delicious tart crust for the base. You don’t need to turn on the stove or the oven because this recipe requires no baking, just perfectly ripe avocados and some whole food-based ingredients.

Key Lime Avocado Tart

I am super excited to be sharing this recipe with you today because I have a feeling it will become a fave with your family. Speaking of family…I can’t wait to share these tarts with baby Vienna. She was watching me like a hawk as I was assembling the tarts. She’s tried avocado but we’ll have to wait a bit for this recipe. In a future post, I’m going to write all about what I’ve been feeding her because I have been getting asked this question a lot. She helped me assemble the crust of the tart as you can see in this photo. :)

Key Lime Avocado Tart

In the photo below is all the ingredients in my wonderful tarts (except the vanilla is missing). As per my usual joyous recipe-creation-style.. I’ve made these from simple ingredients that I hope you have in your kitchen right now. If you haven’t seen my “what’s in my fridge” or “what’s in my freezer” videos you’ll get a good sense of what I stock in my kitchen on a regular basis which is why I always have these types of ingredients on hand.

Key Lime Avocado Tart

If the idea of using avocados in a dessert is a new concept to you, don’t fear it! EMBRACE IT! Your taste buds and digestive system will thank you. Avocados while high in monounsaturated fat, they are very satiating so a little goes a long way.  They are also a great source of fiber so you will feel totally satisfied when you have this as a dessert as opposed to your run-of-the-mill key lime tart from the grocery store.

Limes and avocados make all my foodie dreams come true. The taste together is absolute perfection! Whether it’s in guac or pudding — it’s a match match in joyous heaven.

Let’s get to this recipe shall we?

Key Lime Avocado Tart

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Ingredients
  1. 1.5 cups pecans
  2. 1/4 cup raw cacao nibs
  3. 1/4 cup unsweetened sulfite-free coconut flakes
  4. 10 soft medjool dates
  5. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  6. 3 ripe avocados
  7. 1/4 cup liquid unpasteurized honey
  8. Juice from 1 lime
Instructions
  1. Combine pecans, cacao nibs, coconut flakes, dates and vanilla in a food processor or blender and give a whirl until crumbly.
  2. Press mixture into 4 x 4″ tart pans. Refrigerate while you make the pudding top.
  3. Combine avocados, honey and lime in a food processor or blender until creamy. Give it a taste test. Because limes vary greatly in juiciness you may need to add more lime juice. Let your taste buds tell you!
  4. Remove tart bottom from fridge and divide avocado topping among 4 tarts. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate until serving. Garnish with coconut flakes.
Notes
  1. Serves 4 generously.
  2. Be sure to buy “medjool” dates for this recipe. Honey dates are too dry and will not work for the crust.
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 Key Lime Avocado Tart

Someone commented on my instagram when I originally posted this that it looks like it tastes like spring and that’s a perfect description! I made it for some friends we had over for dinner on the weekend and they loved it. You’ll find this dessert is great for entertaining or perfect for weekdays when you feel like a dessert without any guilt.

I hope you love this recipe and happy st. patty’s day!

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