August 16, 2014

Healthy Summer Living Part II


More Do’s and Don’ts of Healthy Summer Living Ready for the second installment of my Healthy Summer Living Series? I’m sure you’ll agree that nothing says summer like backyard BBQs and cold, refreshing drinks.   But are these common summer indulgences good for your health?  Not necessarily!  This week, I share tips that will help you […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Healthy Summer Living


Summer is in full swing!  Chances are you’ve been outside enjoying the great outdoors, sipping cold summer drinks, and cooking dinner over the BBQ.    Sound about right? After a long, dark winter, who doesn’t want to get outside?  In the winter, we have a natural instinct to protect ourselves from the elements but when it […]

Dr Nathalie Shoulder Work-out

Dr Nathalie’s Quick Shoulder Shape Up


When was the last time you gave your shoulders the attention they deserve?  Nicely toned shoulders look great in a tank top or muscle shirt but did you know that your shoulders are involved in nearly every single upper body movement that you do everyday?  That’s right!  Everything from your upper body workout at the […]

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 […]