Need help negotiating the Easter chocolate minefield? With our current social distancing in place, many are understandably using food as a comfort. We've been speaking to many patients over the past few weeks, and many have been struggling in this area. With stress levels so high, now is not the time to do harsh detox plans and put more pressure on ourselves. Nourishing cleanses to restore balance and wellness, absolutely, but not severe removal of major food groups and military-style eating plans. This season is a time of transformation, to reset and allow the old to break away and a new elegant equilibrium to be established in our lives. The fact that COVID-19 is now over Easter and Passover time is symbolic of new life, new beginnings, protection and restoration. It is also a time to remember those who have passed and be thankful for all we have and celebrate life. Easter eggs are a symbol of new life and 'unhatched' potential.
Finding Chocolate That Isn’t Totally Terrible for You: Need help to negotiate the Easter candy minefield next week? Dr Simoné spoke with Marianne from InStyle.com to give you lots of tips on how to make some good choices. InStyle.com Article A Guide to Finding Easter Candy That Isn’t Totally Terrible for You MARCH 31, 2017 @ 3:00 PM BY: MARIANNE MYCHASKIW, FEATURING DR SIMONÉ LAUBSCHER That aisle of Easter candy at your local drugstore can be an especially tricky territory to navigate. Although we wait the entire year for our fair share of Peeps and Mini Eggs, it’s easy to go overboard, so consider alternating the sugar rush with a few not-so-terrible options for balance. “It’s not fun to abstain from Easter candy all the time, but you can be savvy and make a good decision rather than going in blindly thinking you don’t have a choice,” says nutritionist Dr Simone Laubscher. “Around Easter, the main kind of candy people will be eating will be chocolate,