Melissa Ramos
Melissa Ramos is a Nutritionist and Owner & Creator of Sexy Food Therapy Inc. helping people feel sexy from the inside out. She is a regular expert on CTV's The Social and has appeared on CBC's Steven & Chris is a TEDx speaker.

Ramos can be found speaking at events, providing health consults globally via Skype and developing her next online program. Her popular “Quickie” newsletter videos provide people with an opportunity to get their weekly fix by offering food, supplement and lifestyle tips in an unconventional but engaging way. Melissa’s passion is infectious and her continual dedication is to inspire, empower and motivate as many women throughout the globe.

Entries by Melissa Ramos

Flushing Twice? What to Do When You Have Sticky Poop

(14) Comments | Posted June 9, 2015 | 6:53 PM

Listen, I realize that this is a bit of an embarrassing topic but this is definitely a poop topic I wanted to cover because I know that most of us have had sticky poop at least once in our lives. And honestly, it's important to talk about it so we...

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Here's Why Smoothies Hurt Your Stomach

(43) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 9:32 AM

Smoothies have been all the rage for some time with prominent celebrities boasting about their nutritional value. So if you've ever tried to make a smoothie but felt terrible afterwards, you're not alone. In fact what I've noticed in practice is that those who suffer from a weak digestive system...

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How to Shop for the Best Probiotic

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 12:03 PM

If you've ever felt confused, frustrated and even overwhelmed at the thought of buying the best probiotic, you're not alone. I'll be honest with you, even I've been perplexed when trying to buy one, so I decided to do a ton of research on the subject to dispel some of...

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Tired of Almond Milk? Try These Coconut Milk Smoothies!

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2015 | 10:39 AM

If you're someone who loves smoothies and have been using almond milk, then why not shake things up a bit? (Sorry, I couldn't help the pun on this one).

As a health practitioner I'm always advising people to really add variety to their diets so that their bodies don't run...

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The Miracle Cure for Your Mid-Day Crash

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 10:31 AM

Struggling with the 3pm crash? Are you reaching for coffee and sweets to help get you through? Well, you're not alone. In fact, it's called reactive hypoglycaemia where your blood sugar fluctuates due to diet, stress and sleep patterns. And the problem is when we allow ourselves to go into...

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Almond Milk & Carrageenan: Stop the Panic!

(1) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 11:07 PM

The dairy-alternative market has made big waves in the last 20 years or so with the birth of soymilk back as early as the 1980s. And when you consider that roughly 60 per cent of people can't digest lactose past infancy, you can imagine that these dairy alternatives...

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Are Natural Supplements Really Good For You?

(2) Comments | Posted January 26, 2014 | 2:51 PM

There has been a recent flood of media attention lately that natural supplements are bad for you. In fact, apparently, some writers of major news publications have even gone as far to tout supplements as "magic pills" saying that they may even do us harm in the long run. I...

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Let's Stop the Glorification of Busy

(2) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 9:41 AM

Wake up in the morning, hit snooze...about four times. Dash out of bed, shower, sing, check Facebook, maybe Twitter, feed the dog (or kids), find something to wear (matching socks where are you??) and head out the door. "Shit, I forgot to eat breakfast, I'll just grab something at drive-thru...

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5 Common Health Myths Exposed

(24) Comments | Posted February 18, 2013 | 8:05 AM

WARNING: the following content may make you smile, go into shock, feel upset, become wide-eyed, gasp or laugh so hard that you just might snort.

I truly believe in every single one of these points. Some of these I discuss with my patients when treating them. So **taking...

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The Card You Can't Afford Not to Give

(0) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 12:46 AM

So many awful things have been happening recently around the world, including the recent elementary school attack that left the world devastated and in mourning. The future looks bleak. But there are things that we, as individuals, can do to bring back inspiration and hope to the world in small...

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Want to Look Good Naked? Here's How

(1) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 12:15 AM

I remember that evening well: We burst into my bedroom trying to take each others clothes off and my nose scratched from my shirt button as he miscalculated the strip down. Almost a trip over his left pant leg and a bump to my shin over the trunk and we...

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It's Time for a Little Shit Talk

(26) Comments | Posted December 1, 2012 | 8:29 AM

Slipping out of bed before he wakes up, you'd tip toe to the bathroom hoping he wouldn't hear you. Closing the door gently, you'd pull down your pants and take a seat. You think:

Maybe I should run the faucet so he won't hear me. But wait, if I do,...

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Are You Settling?

(2) Comments | Posted October 24, 2011 | 3:13 PM

The other day, I couldn't help but stop dead in my tracks when I noticed the November 2011 issue of The Atlantic which read, What, me marry? It was a bit of a relief when back in 2008, Atlantic had published the polar opposite when writer Lori Gottlieb

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Get Your Mojo Going With Chinese Medicine

(1) Comments | Posted October 15, 2011 | 2:19 PM

The sheets appeared to come alive the other night as things began to heat up between my partner and I. As sweaty bodies collided, I looked over at my seemingly pretzel position and looked at my outer thigh.

(Record scratches)

And there it was... cellulite.

Now don't get me wrong,...

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Food Addiction: What Are We Searching For?

(22) Comments | Posted August 9, 2011 | 3:49 PM

With the recent passing of yet another great talent, Amy Winehouse has joined a host of other artists that succumbed to an addiction to drugs and alcohol. And while the situation is nothing short of tragic, I couldn't help but think about addictions in a wider context, particularly on the...

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