The scoop about your poop

The scoop about your poop
JUNE 2, 2011 BY DR MÉLANIE DESCHÂTELETS, ND

Imagine the euphoria of observing a beautiful brown foot long sinker with all its majestic substance contrasting the beautiful white backdrop of the porcelain bowl.  The pursuit of the perfect poop is not always an easy one but is certainly one worth the mighty effort.

I am here today to […]

Why you should eat bugs- probiotics that is.

Why you should eat bugs- probiotics that is.
JUNE 16, 2011 BY DR MÉLANIE DESCHÂTELETS, ND

From an early age most of us are taught how to be a good host to our friends.  The 3 golden rules:

Make sure they have food and drink.
Create an environment that will nurture that friendship.
And don’t forget to have fun.

What if I told you that you […]

What does choosing a dog and choosing a probiotic have in common?

What does choosing a dog and choosing a probiotic have in common?
JUNE 24, 2011 BY DR MÉLANIE DESCHÂTELETS, ND
In the last few decades, research on probiotics has grown exponentially. Our understanding of how they can influence our gut health as well as how they influence seemingly unrelated systems such as the immune system has been greatly refined. Unfortunately, as research […]

The best weight loss: A Head to head diet dissection

The best weight loss: A Head to head diet dissection
JULY 1, 2011 BY DR MÉLANIE DESCHÂTELETS, ND

There are numerous diet plans out there, all touting to be the best.   Some are better than others but how do you decipher this information?  Lists that rank and discuss pros and cons of the most common commercial diets are available and always subject […]

Food sensitivity, food allergy or food intolerance? Is it making you sick?

Food sensitivity, food allergy or food intolerance? Is it making you sick?
JULY 28, 2011 BY DR MÉLANIE DESCHÂTELETS, ND

Food sensitivity, food allergy and food intolerance are often use interchangeably.  Should they be?  I’d like to suggest that they are very distinct and deserve to be address as such.  In addition, once you realize the simplicity of their differences you’ll have […]

How To Take Charge Of Your Allergies Permanently

How To Take Charge Of Your Allergies Permanently
MARCH 29, 2012 BY DR MÉLANIE DESCHÂTELETS, ND

What Are Allergies?
Antibodies have an important role in our body.  When we are ill our antibodies recognize foreign invaders so that our body can neutralize them and respond appropriately.  This is critically important bodily process but extremely inconvenient when this same process occurs to inert environmental […]

Salad In A Jar: The Weekly Lunch Prep

Salad In A Jar: The Weekly Lunch Prep
FEBRUARY 1, 2014 BY DR MÉLANIE DESCHÂTELETS, ND

Eating healthy is often tied with the notion that it will take much more time and much more money to make it happen.  I believe it to be false in so many ways.  It sure is true that some healthy things are more expensive but one […]

Dr Mélanie’s Research on Weight Loss & Mediterranean Lifestyle

See below for Dr Mélanie’s published research on diet and weight loss and chronic disease prevention.

IHP Deschatelets obesity issue 27

 

 

About Dr Mélanie DesChâtelets, ND

Dr Mélanie DesChâtelets is a naturopathic doctor practicing in Burnaby in the lovely community of Metrotown and HighGate. She’s has special interest in women & hormonal health concerns as well as digestive health cocnerns. She’s the author […]