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Welcome to Fruitful Elements Nutrition Blog!


Here you’ll find helpful, healthful nutritional tips and recipes to help you achieve optimal health and well-being.  As someone who has lived with a spinal cord injury for 25 years, I fully understand the unique challenges you face in trying to stay healthy while living a full and active life.  One of the keys to this delicate balance is proper nutrition. After sustaining spinal damage your metabolism is significantly altered and this can contribute to the development of a host of other secondary health complications, which can negatively impact your independence.  Incorporating whole foods into your diet is an important way to help maintain your health, improve daily functioning, reduce the secondary complications that come with living with a spinal cord injury, minimize illness, and maximize your potential. 

Latest Blog Posts:

October 24, 2016

People often assume that eating well is complicated and time consuming. It’s actually quite the opposite. Sticking to basic, whole fresh foods is an easy, healthy and flavourful way to eat. When I travelled to Greece, I absolutely loved the simplicity of the diet – whi...

October 12, 2016

Hemorrhoids, swollen veins around the anus and in the rectum, are more prevalent among the SCI population than the general population. It is believed that this higher incidence is due to several factors such as chronic constipation (which intensifies pressure and may w...

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