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 [...]
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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 [...]
With this heat wave in Vancouver this summer, I have to admit I have been craving something cold to snack on. It's easy to find yourself in the grocery store and pick up something prepared, however I was surprised to see the sugar content in some frozen treats- many had a minimum of 20 [...]
This past Sunday, my friend and I went to for coffee at one of our favourite coffee shops and then headed up to check out the local farmers market in White Rock. It was such a fun way to spend the day with one of my besties! There is always so many vendors to check [...]
What a great start to the Brio Heritage Series! I enjoyed reading Dr. Neetu and Dr. Carin’s stories about how their families have impacted their health journeys and their decision to become Naturopathic Doctors. Like them, different life experiences and events influenced my path to becoming a physician. My story begins with the serious health [...]
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, well being, and diet related [...]
It's Superbowl 51 this Sunday February 5th, and the battling teams are New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons. I have to admit I don't get too excited about football but I do enjoy the halftime show (Lady Gaga this year!), and spending time with family and friends. Running Healthy Living 101 and supporting clients on [...]
This week we are celebrating Naturopathic Medicine Week. Naturopathic Doctors from across Canada are participating in community events to raise awareness of our profession. Click Here to learn what event Brio is hosting. We are excited to share with you a recent video testimonial from a patient who really benefited from working with Dr. Neetu [...]