April 17, 2015

Are You Doing the Right Things to Keep Your Gut Healthy?

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As we become increasingly aware of how our actions affect the world around us, a greater number of us are taking steps to avoid upsetting the balance of ecosystems. There is a growing awareness of our “carbon footprint”, i.e. the impact that we all have on the earth. We know that, if each person takes […]

Not all Protein Powders are Created Equal

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While some protein powders offer substantial savings over others, is it really worth the cost (both in money and in health)?

Is a hormone imbalance causing your health problems?

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Both women and men can suffer from estrogen hormone imbalance. Most frequently, it affects women through PMS, uterine fibroids, cystic breasts, and ovarian cysts, among many others health issues.

Does Your Workout HIIT the Spot?

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Want to spend less time at the gym and still get great results? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) just might be the answer. HIIT is a training technique that involves alternating short, intense bursts of exercise with short, recovery periods. In other words, you work as hard as you possibly can for a short period […]

Breathe Easier with this DIY Air Freshener Recipe

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We all enjoy a nice smelling home or workspace. There is something so warming about stepping into a house that smells of a freshly baked aromatic dessert. Our noses will guide us into that bakery that we are trying to walk by to look at the fresh loaves coming out of their ovens. And you […]

Bone Broth for Bone Health

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Recently, I read an article published in the Ottawa Citizen on how bone broth is the newest health food trend. It talked about a chef in New York who started selling cups of broth from a take-out window and how it has taken off as the next big “foodie” fad. The funny thing is, most […]

Are YOU the reason you cannot lose weight?

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I believe that the mind is much stronger than the body. I have lived it. I have seen the extent to which my own mind could affect my health and my whole being, and then how I was able to use the power of mind and thought to change my situation. I know that if […]

Fight the Flu, Boost Your Immune System Naturally

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You may have read the headlines in your local news: according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), this year’s flu shot may be less effective this winter. This is not surprising, since every year it is a guessing game as to which strain may or may not be floating around during the following flu […]

Are Ultrasounds as Safe as we are Lead to Believe?

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I have a great job. Everyday, I get to see families coming through my clinic and I love seeing how so many parents are informed about the choices they make for their families. I am happy that chiropractic is one of the choices that they have made in helping their children lead healthier and happier […]

Is City Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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If you are one of my patients, you may have noticed that I often sip water during the day, between adjustments. I believe that drinking water should be a priority for everyone. And not just a bit of water. It is important to ensure that you are getting at least eight glasses per day (more […]