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Home Grown Sprouting!

I have noticed that sprouts aren’t as easy to find in the supermarket’s produce isle these days, but that doesn’t mean that I, nor you should go without!

I’ve recently taken to home sprouting, it’s a fun and easy way to get some greens in your diet the whole year round, and it can be super cheap too!

All you need is a 16 or 32 ounce wide mouth mason jar, a ring lid and a wire […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Health Tips|

St.Patrick’s Day Green Pasta!

Happy St.Patrick’s Day!

In spirit of this ‘green’ themed day, I wanted to share a super creamy and delicious green pasta. It’s dairy-free, heart healthy and immune boosting! Not to mention, super easy to whip up. Boil up your gluten free spaghetti noodles, spiralize a zucchini (zoodles) for a lower carb option, or spaghetti squash and whip up this sauce to enjoy with the noodles. This recipe is adapted from Angela Liddon’s cookbook, Oh She Glows.

If […]

By |March 17th, 2017|Recipes|

Brio’s NEW testing equipment is here!

Measuring Our Body’s Ability to Detoxify

A recent report from the Institute of Functional Medicine, estimates that 4 billion pounds of chemical compounds and pollutants from plastics, pesticides, solvents, heavy metals, medications, and other sources are released into the environment each year.  Eventually, these toxins find their way into our air, soil, food, water supplies, and into our bodies. In the past 10 years of practice, I have observed how this increased toxic load in our […]

By |March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Brio’s Annual Earth Day Give-Away!

An annual event at Brio showcasing great local companies supporting the environment in creative and productive ways! Celebrate Earth Day in Richmond by participating in our giveaway. It’s an opportunity to collaborate with great local companies and help to bring awareness to some really creative small steps towards helping the environment and decreasing our carbon footprint. Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event world wide. Environmental challenges increase as our daily actions pollute […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|Events|

3 Functions of Menstruation

February is Heart Heath month and in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) the Uterus and the Heart are connected organs.
So in keeping with the Heart Health theme of this month’s blog, I found it only fitting to write about the Uterus and Menstruation!
Before I get into menstruation, the functions and benefits, I always love to shed a little insight on the philosophy of treatment.  There are many organ system connections in the body.  If a woman […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Brio News|

One-on-One with Dario the “Low-Level Laser Guru”

Brio has been a leader in the area of Low-Level Laser therapy in the lower mainland since 2009.  We were the first clinic in Richmond to use Low-Level Laser Therapy for a variety of pain conditions including back and neck pain, tendinitis, plantar fasciitis and frozen shoulder to name a few.

Today, I am interviewing Dr. Dario, our Laser Therapy Guru, to see what’s new in the world of Low-Level Laser Therapy.
Let’s start!
Dr. Lee:  Hello Dario, […]

By |February 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Valentine’s Day Treat! Chocolate Banana Bites

The definition for Valentine’s Day is, “a day when it is traditional to send a card, often anonymously, to a person one is romantically involved with or attracted to.”

For many of us the foods we prepare are an extension of our character and a way to show love for others. With that in mind, I wanted to share a deliciously sweet and satisfying treat. This one is easy to whip up with ingredients in your […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Recipes|

Mastery=Healthy Habits for 2017

Happy 2017 from all of us here at Brio, we wish for you health, love and prosperity in all forms!  2016 was an extremely a trans-formative year for the clinic.  One of the largest transformations occurred with going paperless, to electronic medical records.  This was an enormous task that took a clear vision, research, planning, and courage to implement.  With the patience of all our supportive patients and our rock star office managers, it was […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Health Tips|

Thank you for participating in Brio Gives Back!

Happy New Year!

We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season with your family and friends. We would like to extend our gratitude to everyone who donated to Brio Gives Back this year. It was another huge success for the Richmond Food Bank and the winner of the Instant Pot pressure cooker has been drawn!

Thank you again for your support.

 

 

 

By |January 6th, 2017|Events|

Low Level Laser Therapy beneficial for wound healing

During the last decade, a growing interest in Phototherapy has emerged from the creative use of lasers, in other words Low Level  Laser Therapy—LLLT.
This form of therapy is now widely used for the treatment of a variety of conditions, including wound healing, reduction of edema and pain of various pathologies. The one that I’m going to focus on for this blog in on wound healing.
Wounds could be open or closed small or big and this […]

By |December 21st, 2016|Health Tips|