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1606, 2017

Brio Heritage Series: Dr. Carin

By |June 16th, 2017|Brio News|

I’ve been told that I seem like a contradiction: I’m passionate about health and nutrition yet I’m the resident chocolate monster, happy to celebrate an occasion with a decadent dessert. I don’t shy away from manually-intensive projects but I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been on a treadmill. To me, health is much more than the sum of conventionally-accepted ‘healthy activities’; connecting with people over delicious foods, taking time to […]

906, 2017

Linda celebrates 20 years of her career!

By |June 9th, 2017|Brio News|

It’s kind of hard to fathom, really, the distance of time, the increments of experiences which measure out the length of twenty years.

I was pondering that when it was my time to collect my “20 year pin” with a few other colleagues at this years’ Massage Therapist Association of B.C’s Annual General Meeting back in April.

Existential angst aside, (jk!) I have to admit I feel like I have chosen a career path that has helped […]

106, 2017

Brio Heritage Series: Dr. Neetu

By |June 1st, 2017|Brio News|

The Doctor lies Within: A conversation with my dad, Paramjit Dhiman

I have studied health and healing for what seems like my entire life.  Growing up in our household, my family and my grandparents always discussed health, food, the season, herbs, roots, spices, and karma or energy: what you put out into the world will come back to you in the form of health and abundance. Growing up with chronic illness and immune system dysregulation, this set […]

2605, 2017

Healthy Living 101-LAST program for 2017 begins in September

By |May 26th, 2017|Events|

We are so excited to announce after taking a break throughout the summer we will be launching Healthy Living 101 this September. It will be the last program for 2017, so don’t miss the chance to register! 

Healthy Living 101 is a program designed to dispel confusing information regarding health, wellbeing, and diet related myths. The goal of the program is to feel empowered about dietary choice for the health of you and your family. Whether […]

1905, 2017

Insomnia: A Combination Therapy to Restore a Good Night’s Sleep

By |May 19th, 2017|Health Tips|

Insomnia is becoming increasingly common as our modern world exposes us to more stress, more stimulants, more toxic load and more lights!
In a previous blog, Dr. Lee shared an eye-opening video about the effects of lights on our circadian rhythms and this one will explain how we have combined Acupuncture and I.V. Nutrient Therapy to help relax the body and improve the overall quality of sleep.
For years, the Naturopathic Doctors at Brio have used Acupuncture […]

1105, 2017

Mother’s Day Crepe!

By |May 11th, 2017|Recipes|

Are you looking to make something delicious for the special woman in your life this Mother’s Day? These crepe’s are sure to please, prepare them to be sweet or savoury. We suggest topping them either fresh berries, mint, berry compote or cinnamon.

Happy Mother’s Day!

 

2804, 2017

Coming Soon! Heritage Series

By |April 28th, 2017|Brio News|

April 2018 – exactly 1 year from now will mark the 10 year anniversary of Brio Integrative Health Centre!!
Brio since day one has been a labor of love, as any small business owner can likely relate, the amount of hours, dedication, sacrifice put into growing a small clinic can only arise from total dedication and passion to be of service to the community at large.
Dr. Neetu and Dr. Jeff’s paths crossed, ironically, while taking a business course […]

2504, 2017

Earth Day Celebrations at Brio!

By |April 25th, 2017|Events|

Thank you to all of the local businesses who have participated in Brio’s Earth Day event this year! A huge thank you to Cabin + Cub, Sweet Digz Farm, Atlantis Day Spa, Giddy YoYo, Libre Tea, Nourished by Janice, Raincity Soaps, Ironwood Cleaners, Wellspring Health, Seroyal, Heringers & Wexford Candle Co. 

Brio has donated these amazing reusable shopping bags with a pouch and sailor knot drawstring. Go green and say no to both paper and plastic […]

704, 2017

Peanut Butter Cups

By |April 7th, 2017|Recipes|

Happy Easter! In lieu of the usual corn-syrup laden sugary treats that are available at this time of the year, we’ve adapted this recipe from Detoxinista. This is a much healthier take on the store bought peanut butter cups, and they contain lots of antioxidants from the cacao powder. If you don’t have cacao powder, you can use cocoa powder but you will have to use more maple syrup.

Enjoy!

3103, 2017

Spring Cleaning: Liver Detox

By |March 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

With the increasing sunlight and (slightly) warmer temperatures of spring you may have noticed that your sleep, energy and even cravings have changed. In the spring season, more Qi or energy, floods through our liver system, naturally changing body functions.
In Chinese medicine, wood represents liver function: “Wood is forceful and determined as the wind, as supple as a spreading aspen stretching into a bright, cloudless sky.”
Wood, or the liver system, has the power to instigate […]