December 5, 2014

Is City Tap Water Safe to Drink?


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 […]

Is Organic Food Really Worth the Cost?


It doesn’t really matter if I buy organic or conventional, as long as I am eating a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables, right? This is a question I hear very often and it makes me take pause for a moment before answering. I understand that the person asking is trying to improve their health […]

Do You Know What You Are Eating?


Whenever you’re looking for something new, whether it’s a new supplement, beauty product, workout booster, or even something new for tonight’s supper, it is very important to pay attention to labels and the ingredient list. Ignore all the flashy health claims made by the manufacturer (you know the “all natural”, “healthy”, or “heart smart” ones!), […]

Can Essential Oils Increase Your Well-Being?


How to choose an essential oil Dr. Mercola had a great article last month on how essential oils support physical and emotional well-being. It’s great to see more and more conventional and holistic practitioners talking about essential oils. Since I discovered essential oils in the past couple of years, I have developed a deep appreciation […]

Are You Getting to the Core of Your Workout?


What does Core mean to you?   We all know that core work is an important part of a balanced fitness routine, but what does it really mean? Ask 10 different people and you’ll likely get 10 different answers. Most of us are familiar with the 6-pack rectus abdominus, the obliques and the corset-like transverse abdominals. […]

How to Boost your Thyroid Gland Naturally


Is Your Thyroid Dragging You Down? Do you feel tired no matter how much you sleep? Suffer from depression or brain fog?  What about unexplained weight gain or difficulty losing weight?  Are you cold all the time?  What about muscle pain, hair loss or digestive issues?  Your thyroid could be dragging you down. These are […]

Top Reasons To Start Getting Stronger Today


What Are You ‘Weighting’ For? It’s no secret that strength training has been a big part of my fitness regime for many years.  Sadly, studies show that only about 1 in 5 adults participate in strength training the recommended minimum of 2 times per week.  Did you know that the benefits of regular resistance training […]

How to Fall Into a Routine After Summer Holidays are Over


Ready to Get Back on Track After Summer? Like it or not, the lazy days of summer are slipping away!  The days are getting noticeably shorter and cooler and the “Back to School “ theme seems to be everywhere you look.  Summer is great but there is definitely something to be said for getting back […]

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 […]