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RMT Linda McLaren on Tailbone Pain

After hours of sitting on your big, squishy sofa, binge-watching the latest Netflix series, you attempt to get up but then feel a sharp aching pain in your tailbone. It feels as though you can’t straighten out your hips and lower back to walk normally, so you hobble along hunching with a bent knee gait and clutching your buttocks. It hurts to walk but the thought of sitting back down again makes you cringe!
You are […]

By |May 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Recipe: The Ultimate Spring Quiche

Ultimate Spring Quiche
From Jamie Oliver. For this and more recipes, visit:



sea salt
freshly ground black pepper
150 g asparagus
100 g fresh peas and broad beans , podded
75 g baby spinach
2 spring onions
4 rashers higher-welfare smoked streaky bacon , optional
4 large free-range eggs
150 ml double cream
150 ml semi-skimmed milk
½ a bunch of fresh chives
75 g goat’s cheese


300 g plain flour , […]

By |March 23rd, 2019|Events, Recipes, Uncategorized|

We Need Your Help!


Brio community, we are seeking the help of our patients.

Do you suffer from:
* Irritable Bowel Syndrome
* Ulcerative Colitis
* Crohn’s
* Excessive bloating
* Diarrhea or constipation
* Heart burn
* Skin issues
* Excessive Fatigue
* Weight gain
* Food intolerances
* Low Vitamin B12 or Vitamin D absorption
* Depression
* Random joint pain

SIBO or Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth is an increasingly common diagnosis of the digestive system, much like, and commonly correlated to IBS and leaky gut issues

All of the above mentioned symptoms […]

By |March 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Chocolate for the Body & Soul

Don’t you wish chocolate grew on trees?
Good news…  it does! Theobroma cacao, Greek for “food of the gods” is the chocolate tree.

About 15 years ago, I visited Tobago (one of the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago) and came across a cacao bean farm. The fruit trees had large yellowish-red pods, about the size of a small football. Our guide opened a pod to expose a juicy white pulp containing the famous cacao beans arranged […]

By |January 11th, 2019|Health Tips, Uncategorized|

Vitamin D Update: Healthy Mood & Beyond this Winter

Last year, genetic testing showed that I had an elevated risk of Vitamin D and calcium deficiency. Knowing my family history of osteoporosis and my difficulty tolerating dairy, I’ve been looking into ways I can optimize my Vitamin D levels throughout the year. Here’s an update on Vitamin D as it relates to mood, energy and bone health.

Vitamin D is actually a vital hormone, communicating with many different organs in the body: brain, skin, immune […]

By |November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Back to School Snacks

Back-to-school season is quickly approaching! Put on those thinking caps, because it’s time to plan and pack snacks to delight your little ones and keep them energized throughout the day.

Some snack ideas that are easy to pack and prepare:

Wild salmon burger- this has lots of protein to keep them full!
Home made lentil soup/chili/chicken noodle soup-(they are great to make in big batches and freeze in meal size portions) pack the child’s meal in […]

By |August 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Dr.Neetu’s Summer Travel Tips!

We hope you are all enjoying the beautiful summer weather. With a few weeks remaining to get out of town, Dr. Neetu has some great tips for keeping your tummy healthy and happy for summer travel while going abroad, or even while going on local trips!

Probiotics– Good bacteria to protect the digestive system from any influx of virus, bacteria or fungus fromcontaminated water, food, or environmental toxins. The digestive system makes up 80% of our […]

By |July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Brio Presents: Monthly Speaker Series

By |June 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Dr. Neetu’s Journey: “Jump and the Parachute will Come”

Ser*en*dip*i*tous an adjective meaning:  occurring or discovered by chance in a happy or beneficial way.

I wanted it so bad.  I wanted nothing more in my life.  Fuelled by the fire of the hellish pain from my own health journey.  I was a woman on a mission to fulfill this burning desire to help others to not suffer the way I suffered with ill health.  I would think if I could figure out how to correct […]

By |May 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Invisible pollution: Being aware of electromagnetic radiation

Invisible pollution is referring to Electromagnetic Radiation.
EMR is summarized as the electronic pollution, which we can’t see with the naked eye. EMR comes from, anything that is plugged in: TV’s, lamps, techie gadgets, microwaves, toaster, kettle; cell phones; wireless internet; lap tops etc.
As indicated in the book Zapped by Ann Louise Gittleman, our bodies are made up of billions if not trillions of frequencies. The frequencies are expressed in our cells, organs and tissues, which are constantly […]

By |March 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|