Hello, my name is Dr. Vanessa Yu, and I am so thrilled to be joining Brio as their newest associate naturopathic doctor. I have additional training in Bowen Therapy, Integrative Body Psychotherapy, and Visual / Classical Homeopathy. Being an evidenced-based physician is more than staying up to date on the latest research, it also means [...]
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Many of us are familiar with seasonal allergies that come in the spring with increased pollen in the air. However similar lung and immune reactions can be triggered by particles produced or trapped indoors. To make matters worse, there’s added stress on our immune system from hectic schedules, more sugary “comfort foods”, loss of day/night [...]
It's back to school time of year and we have some easy and nutritious recipes to help you out when you are looking for ideas to fill that lunchbox or for that after school snack. Coconut Yogurt Parfait – simplyquinoa.com Yogurt doesn't have to just be a breakfast food, it's also an amazing snack. With [...]
We hope you are all enjoying the Blue Summer Shopping Event which is on now until August 17th. This event is our “Thank you” to all of the patients who have supported us over the years! Happening at the same time as the Blue Summer Shopping Event is a "soft launch" of our new website. We [...]
Back in May I took a course called Neural Manipulation, which focuses directly on treating the nerves that supply our muscles and skin. It was actually the third level in a group of 4 weekend- long courses, set up by the Barral Institute, that I've been attending over the last few years. The previous [...]
It has been almost 10 years now since Dr. Neetu Dhiman and Dr. Jeffrey Lee became professional partners and opened Brio’s doors for the first time. Sharing similar values in their own practices, they were eager to share their knowledge of holistic health care with the Richmond community. In the first year, neither of [...]
Are you experiencing recurring colds or flu’s this past season? A number of our patients have reported being sick with severe cold symptoms, followed by a few weeks of recovery and then finding themselves sick again. Common symptoms include sinus congestion, sore throat and a persistent cough. Although we are unsure why this recurring cold [...]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. I love family get-togethers, so Collin and I are hosting it this year for our families and it got me thinking how important they all are to us and how influential they have been. Speaking for myself, there are so many wonderful influences. My Dad’s parents were both social [...]
Michael Pollan is a well-known author and modern day activist in our current food revolution. He has several books published on food, comparing traditional cultures and nutrition, as compared to the modern day Western Diet. You may have heard of a few of his most popular books: “In Defense of Food,” and “An Omnivores Dilemma.” [...]
Dr. Dhiman has some great tips for keeping your tummy happy and healthy for the next big meal, such as Thanksgiving around the corner. Enjoy these tips, don't hesitate to contact us if you need any additional support. 1) Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)– a distressed stomach’s best friend. One to two teaspoons in 1/2 a [...]