October 2, 2017

This weekend, I was asked to attend a health fair as a physician to provide individual health counselling. The event took place in an absolutely beautiful location and was catered towards the South Asian Population. Along with me, many other allied health-care professi...

September 11, 2017

Your Morning Cuppa Coffee...

Is it good or bad for your health?

I absolutely love my morning coffee, that beautiful aroma that fills the air followed by that delicious warm sip. Always great start to my morning but it seems I am not alone: after water, tea and coffee are...

August 1, 2017

Hello everyone!

Did you know that the Latin word doctor means ‘to teach’? That’s what I want to do, share the knowledge that I’ve acquired during my journey setting up Mindful Medicine.

Let’s start right at the beginning, your genes. What are genes? Well, they’re what yo...

July 17, 2017

I don’t know about you, but every time I see food, I’m tempted to eat! It’s only human nature…

But instead of fighting our nature, maybe we should provide ourselves with better munching options. I suggest… a pantry makeover!

So here’s what this is all about - the purpose...

July 14, 2017


1tbsp chia seeds

1tbsp hemp hearts

1tbsp ground flax seeds

¼ cup of oats

1 cup of almond milk

½ cup of berries

½ cup of mango

1tbsp of pumpkin seeds


1. In a mason jar add the chia seeds ,hemp seeds, ground flax seeds and oats.

2. Add ¾ cup of the almond milk.


July 7, 2017

The other day while I was surfing the internet I came across a word that really intrigued me Ikigai (EE_KEE_GUY)

Well, as you've probably guessed, Ikigai is a Japanese word and it roughly translates into “a reason for being”, the reason that you wake up every morning, t...

July 7, 2017


1 can of chickpeas drained

1 clove of garlic (optional)

¼ cup olive oil

2tbsp fresh lemon juice

2tbsp tahini

kosher salt as needed or regular salt

¼ tsp of paprika (optional)

+ ¼ cup of water (if needed)


Place all ingredients in the food processor and blend....

June 13, 2017

Serves for 4 people as main dish

Serves for 8 people as side dish


3/4 cup Bulgar (cracked wheat), rinsed

3 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped

3/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped

3 medium tomatoes, finely chopped

1 small white onion, finely chopped, opti...

Hey everyone! Okay, before I get started, I thought I’d introduce myself first. I’m Yvonne, the registered dietician and certified diabetes educator here at Mindful Medicine. This is my first blog and to be honest, I didn’t even know how these things worked before this...

June 8, 2017

Hey everyone, it’s Dr.Oza again. I thought we’d talk about something a little different today, something called a Whole Food Plant Based (WFPB) Diet. Though this sounds daunting, I assure you it’s not. One question I receive a lot as a physician is “what are processed...

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