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Joy McCarthy is the inspiring certified holistic nutritionist (CNP, RNCP) and founder of Joyous Health. Bestselling author of "JOYOUS HEALTH: Eat & Live Well without Dieting", she is also a faculty member at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, an international speaker and regularly contributes her health expertise to many North American publications, television and radio shows. Her journey to health began...

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Joyous Health is an all-encompasing approach to helping you reach your wellness goals. It's not about quick fixes or fad diets. It's about long-term sustainable change.

Meet Joy in person at one of our upcoming joyous speaking events or workshops.

Total Health Show: Healthy Gut = Healthy Vibrant Body and Mind

Sunday, April 10th 2016
Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Joy will discuss how your gut health impacts your brain health, immune system, skin and even your body fat composition. It's not surprising that good digestion is the foundation of great health. Many people rely on prescription drugs when fortunately there are many natural solutions with no side effects. Learn the 5... Read more

Total Health Show: Boost Your Energy & Mood, Naturally

Saturday, April 9th 2016
Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Joy will share key nutrients, foods and lifestyle habits to boost your energy and mood from a natural health perspective. Sustained energy and feeling good are the result of a well-nourished body, efficient digestion and managing stress levels. Joy will discuss how to nourish the body, ... Read more


Part 4 of PMS: The Hormone/Acne Connection

Why is PMS so tough on your skin? Long past our teen years, many of us find that PMS still has the ability to make us break out like we're...

Feb, 3 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Beauty, Detox

DIY Tips for Anxiety and Depression

Let’s just get this out of the way right away: these tips are most definitely not intended to be a substitute for professional therapists or prescribed medication. As I mentioned...

Jan, 26 2016 by Kate McDonald Walker


Healing, Inspiration

6 Tips to Avoid the Afternoon Crash

Being sleep deprived comes with the territory of being a new mama. This means my energy levels are not what they used to be pre-bambina when I could sleep for...

Jan, 22 2016 by Joy McCarthy


Inspiration, Video


5-Course Menu for Valentine's Day

Love day is this weekend! But of course you don't need a Hallmark Holiday to show your love. However, if you'd like to celebrate with your loved one on the...

Feb, 10 2016 by Joy McCarthy


Dairy Free, Gluten Free,

Mochaccino Chia Breakfast Pudding

I made this for Walker because he loves the taste of coffee and combined with chocolate... it is a match made in joyous heaven! Every single week I make some...

Feb, 9 2016 by Joy McCarthy


Breakfast, Detox,

Best-Ever Lactation Cookies

Even you're not actually breastfeeding don't worry, you're not gonna start squirting milk from your boobies by eating these cookies ;) However, if you are BFing, the ingredients in these...

Feb, 1 2016 by Joy McCarthy


Baby, Dairy Free,

Joyous Videos

Watch Joy's past TV appearances, take a peek at step-by-step recipe videos, or check out Joy's lifestyle and beauty tips and tricks.

6 Tips to Avoid the Afternoon Crash



Joyous Health is an all-encompassing approach to helping you reach you wellness goals. It's not about quick fixes or fad diets - it's about long-term sustainable change.


Joyous programs help you learn, detox and feel fabulous with custom meal plans, DIY recipes and instructions, and support from the Joyous Community.

Natural Body Care

Well hello there, you natural beauty! Keep your beauty routine clean with Joyous Health Natural Beauty products and other Joy-approved goodies!