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Finding Joy in a Chaotic World

Finding Joy in a Chaotic World

With everything 2020 has thrown at us, you may feel like everything has gone a bit (make that a lot!) sideways. And in many ways it has. But this year has also turned out to be more about appreciating what we have instead of wanting for more, hasn’t it? While there...

A Natural Approach to Lowering High Blood Pressure

A Natural Approach to Lowering High Blood Pressure

Did you know your blood pressure could be out of control without you even knowing? High blood pressure is a major contributor to heart disease, and the months of stress, uncertainty, poor diet and immobility we have all been going through are not helping matters. When...

Cutting Through Brain Fog: How to Gain Clarity

Cutting Through Brain Fog: How to Gain Clarity

Brain fog is one of the more common symptoms we see in practice, as well as being one of the most elusive and hard to pin down. A sudden onset of poor concentration, mental fatigue, inability to focus, confusion, and memory issues makes even the simplest tasks seem...

9 Ways to Reduce Inflammation

9 Ways to Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation has become a bit of a buzzword recently, and rightly so. Did you know that systemic inflammation plays a role in the development of many chronic conditions such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease? With 2 out of every 3 deaths in North America...

Stress and Anxiety Decoded: How to Cope This Fall

Stress and Anxiety Decoded: How to Cope This Fall

The pandemic has brought us six solid months of stress, anxiety, and fear of the unknown. This Fall things are ramping up again, with increased COVID infection rates and back to school worries. Hundreds of studies have been published on the negative health effects of...

Does Your Body Need Help to Detox?

Does Your Body Need Help to Detox?

What does going on a ‘detox’ or ‘cleanse’ mean to you? Fasting? Following a boxed detox kit? Going on a lemon juice cleanse? Messaging from the growing detox industry implies that without such measures, detoxification won’t occur. The truth? Our bodies detox 365 days...

Should You Be Avoiding Dairy? What the Science Says

Should You Be Avoiding Dairy? What the Science Says

Did you drink milk with lunch as a child? For decades, milk was considered an essential part of a healthy diet. Depending on where you grew up, you may have been encouraged to drink a glass of milk with each meal. But milk has fallen out of favour with many health...

Fall Immune Support

Fall Immune Support

Are you having a Surreal September? Our traditional season of going back to school and starting new work projects definitely has a few twists this year. We face many unknowns, but here’s what we do know: our immune system is always more vulnerable in the fall. And the...

Set Yourself Up for Sleep Success

Set Yourself Up for Sleep Success

Tossing and turning? Watching the hours crawl by? Even one night of poor sleep can make you an exhausted, irritable, sugar-craving beast the next day. We all have the odd sleepless night, but if sleep loss goes on long enough more serious problems like hormone...

Is Your Gut Calling All The Shots?

Is Your Gut Calling All The Shots?

Are your sugar cravings impossible to ignore? Is bloating, gas and foggy thinking part of your every day? If so, your “bad” bacteria may be calling the shots! The field of microbiome research has exploded recently. Every day new studies are revealing how the various...