Jakaeden Frizzell, CPD Program Coordinator
Welcome to another post in this blog series, “Not Another Health & Wellness Resource”. Previous posts have discussed strategies to support behaviour change::
Part 3 of this series features a post from Dr. Michelle Sthamann, a local Naturopathic doctor based in Regina, giving tips for healthy nutritional choices while working remotely at home:
All of the travel restrictions and stay-home orders these past few weeks have created an opportunity for us to slow down and focus on the fundamentals of our health. Maintaining a positive mindset to transform the extra time into an opportunity to reduce our disease and infection risks should be at the forefront of everyone’s mind.
Nutrition will always be the number one factor to modify an individual’s health profile. Eating food is something we do everyday regardless of the intention, and therefore is the most influential factor in our personal wellness. The nutrients you obtain from food can either provide the building blocks of biochemical processes, supporting your hormones, immune system, nervous system, and tissues or it can be causing damage via inflammation that will degrade our functioning.
How to get started with nutrition at home and managing calories:
As a Naturopathic doctor, I am currently offering Telemedicine appointments which are covered under insurance. I also have access to body composition analysis, meal planning programs, and the education required to create an individualized plan to help make your transition to healthy eating a breeze! If you are interested, I would be more than happy to work with you. Wishing you all the best during this bizarre time!
To book an appointment online with Dr. Sthamann, visit michellelenawellness.com or call reception at 306-757-4325.