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The Fall Season: 3 Ways to Show Your Lungs Some Love

Every season has its own purpose and function. In contrast to our culture where “more is better”, in nature the fall season is a time of eliminating what is unnecessary – to ultimately make space for growth and health. One of the things I appreciate about Chinese medicine is how it connects the rhythms and cycles of nature with the phases of our lives and cycles of our bodies.

 

When we examine the changes seen in […]

By |September 21st, 2018|Health Tips|

Withinus Collagen is back in stock!

Back by popular demand is Withinus Collagen! We brought it in for the month of July and it flew off the shelves. Some of the Brio team introduced it into our daily regimes and have LOVED it. From smoother and fresher skin, anti-aging properties it’s a wonderful addition to your supplement routine.

Here is what they say about the benefits of Collagen from their website, Withinus.

Collagen is one of the most important structural components in our […]

By |September 14th, 2018|Health Tips|

Sleep-Wake Cycles: The Darker side of Light

Everything in life has a cycle.  Our moods cycle.  Our Seasons cycle.  We have a day and night cycle.  Our food and vegetable crops cycle.  Everything in life has it’s own innate rhythm.  To achieve optimal health requires living in complete accordance with the body’s rhythm.  Any slight disruption of this rhythm and there are effects and symptoms.  One of the most sensitive rhythms of our body in this modern world is the sleep wake […]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Health Tips|

Benefits of the Sunshine Vitamin

Wow, what a summer we have had here in Vancouver.  It has been absolutely beautiful.  We really did deserve it after that winter, and hopefully everyone has taken advantage of being outside and enjoying how beautiful BC really is.  Even though we are nearing the tail end of summer, we thought we would shed a little light of one of the most powerful healers out there.  The sun.

The blue skies, bright sun are quite energizing.  […]

By |July 6th, 2018|Health Tips|

Cleaning Up Our Skin Care

When I was in naturopathic school, one of my favourite classes was herbal medicine lab where we would make tinctures, creams, balms etc. out of wild-crafted herbs. Of course, my handmade products didn’t look quite as “perfect” as commercial products, but I loved that I knew exactly what was in each creation I carefully made. More importantly since then, I’ve realized that there are so many extra ingredients contained in most commercially-made products. These ingredients […]

By |June 8th, 2018|Health Tips|

The benefits of Spirulina!

In TCM, green foods build blood via chlorophyll.  Under a microscope, chlorophyll has an almost identical molecular makeup to hemoglobin.  Hemoglobin is the structure that carries iron in red blood cells.  Spirulina is a single cell algae.  These sea algae are extremely bioavailable to the human body.  Meaning, ingesting just a tiny amount, is very easily absorbed by the body. Taking 1 tsp per day to build iron/ferritin levels and event prevent hair loss.  It […]

By |May 4th, 2018|Health Tips, Recipes|

Phototherapy for Seasonal Allergies

Are you one of the many suffering from seasonal allergies? 
Are you constantly increasing your dosage of antihistamines?  Are you looking for a natural solution for your allergies?

Brio Integrative Health Centre is the first in western Canada to bring in the RJ Laser Light Needle.   This technology uses photo therapy (L.A.S.E.R. light) to improve the microcirculation in the sinuses, thus alleviating symptoms of runny nose, congestion and itchy eyes.

 
How does Phototherapy work?
We have all seen how […]

By |April 19th, 2018|Health Tips|

Massage and Your Liver

The liver is an indispensable organ and its proper function is vital to a personal wellbeing and overall health.
The stresses of our modern daily lives place extra demands on it which can impact its proper functioning over the long term.
There are different modalities of massage that can benefit the liver. It can be affected by visceral manipulation, a direct but very gentle technique to improve the vitality and mobility of the organ itself within the […]

By |March 9th, 2018|Health Tips|

Liver & Bowels: Your Best Friends for Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning… Let’s talk about bowel movements
In nature, the transition from winter to spring is a transition from stillness to expansion, from hibernation to rebirth; materials from the past are cleared to make room for new growth. Similarly, the bowels and the liver work together to cleanse the body allowing for regeneration and transformation. In keeping with the cycles of nature, spring is a great time to strengthen liver and bowel function and reinforce this […]

By |February 14th, 2018|Health Tips|

Liver Loving Habit-start the day with Raw Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

 

made from nutritious organically grown apples and retains many of the fruits’ beneficial components because raw apple cider vinegar is not pasteurized.
in its two fermentation processes, it produces enzymes and life giving nutrients that make apple cider vinegar the powerhouse it is.

 
What Is The Difference Between Clear Vinegar & Raw Apple Cider Vinegar?

Clear vinegar has none of the benefits of raw organic apple cider vinegar. Through its processing and distilling, it’s been […]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Health Tips|