July 1, 2014

Is Your Sunscreen Safe?

Vacation Family

Summer is here! School is out and your vacation is booked but are you ready to practice sun safety? No doubt you’ve heard, read or seen something in the media about the importance of sunscreen.   Health officials everywhere are encouraging us to slather it on to protect ourselves from the sun’s harmful rays. But the […]

Is Sugar Poison to the Body?


Are You Winning the War On Sugar? If you are like most Canadians – the answer is probably not. Stats Canada reports that the average Canadian is consuming about 26 teaspoons of sugar a day, a whopping four times the amount recommended in the World Health Organization’s draft guidelines for sugar consumption released in March […]

Dr. Nathalie Triceps Work-Out

Tone Up Your Triceps With These 4 Moves


Ready to say goodbye to your “bat wings” or “bingo arms”? Want to tone up your arms before tank top season finally arrives? You’re not alone! The triceps area or the back of the arm is an area that many people struggle with and it’s something I get asked about often – especially by my […]

Is Your Blood Pressure Normal?


Is Your Blood Pressure Normal? Reduce Your Risk of this Silent Killer Do you know the warning signs of high blood pressure? Trick question! There aren’t any warning signs or symptoms, which is what makes it so dangerous.    According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 1 in 5 Canadians have high blood pressure, the number […]

Can Posture Affect Your Health?


  Everyday we take steps to improve our health and well being, consciously making healthy choices like scheduling in workouts, planning healthy meals, and getting enough rest but when was the last time you actually thought about your posture. Posture is not just about looking good, poised and confident, proper posture minimizes the stress and […]

Is Stuff Weighing You Down? Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Home and Your Life


“Spring is nature’s way of saying – Let’s Party!” – Robin Williams I think we can safely say that spring has finally arrived!  The last little bit of snow and ice are melting, the days are getting longer and warmer and everyone just seems happier.  Spring is the season of new beginnings, the perfect time […]

Need Workout Motivation? Spring Into Fitness with these Tips


“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips it’s turn” – Hal Borland This quote is a great reminder after such a long cold winter. It may not seem like it, but spring is definitely on it’s way! As the days get longer and warmer, and the trees and plants begin to grow and bloom, it’s […]

Have You Been Eating Yoga Mat Chemical Sandwiches?


I know the idea of a yoga mat sandwich doesn’t sound too appetizing but the answer is probably yes! Azodicarbonamide(ADA), unofficially known as the “yoga mat” chemical made international headlines earlier this month when Subway announced that it was removing this controversial food additive from its it’s shops in Canada and the US. ADA has […]

Why Sleeping Next to Your Cell Phone is Dangerous

Stop Sleeping Next to Your Cellphone

Your Cell Phone is Dangerous, Stop Sleeping Next to It In this technological age, the negative electromagnetic frequencies our bodies are exposed to are higher and stronger than ever, which means your cell phone is dangerous! Especially for those of you sleeping next to them. Research conducted by scientists in the US and Sweden have […]