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Dr. Lee’s Adventures in Paris

At the beginning of the summer, I was invited to attend a special training in Paris, France.  This was my first international medical workshop, and I was very excited to learn from world class doctors in their field.  Below is a photo of one of the hands-on training sessions. After completing the workshop, my family [...]

Dr. Lee’s Adventures in Paris2019-08-08T23:16:55+00:00

The SIBO Test: Identifying Bacterial Overgrowth in your Gut

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO, is becoming an increasingly common diagnosis of the digestive system linked to IBS, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, fatigue and more. And digestive distress is one of the most common concerns our patients come in with. At Brio, we’re always looking for tools for more precise diagnosis, more personalized treatments [...]

The SIBO Test: Identifying Bacterial Overgrowth in your Gut2019-08-08T23:20:04+00:00

Earthing/Grounding or “Vitamin G” — Why being Barefoot is Healthy For You 

In early June me my wife and 2 year old daughter went strawberry picking at Emma Lea farms in Westham Island in Delta. It was a perfect day and I, like usual, take off my shirt and I absorb all that sun as possible up to a certain point of course but what I find [...]

Earthing/Grounding or “Vitamin G” — Why being Barefoot is Healthy For You 2019-08-08T23:29:20+00:00

June Recipe of the Month: Lentil Burgers with Lemon-Basil Mayonnaise

Recipe courtesy of Food Network: https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/lentil-burgers-with-lemon-basil-mayonnaise-recipe-2102620 Ingredients Burgers: 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 large shallots, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 6 button mushrooms (about 4 ounces), finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 1/2 cup frozen petite green peas, thawed Two 15-ounce cans lentils, [...]

June Recipe of the Month: Lentil Burgers with Lemon-Basil Mayonnaise2019-06-24T01:12:48+00:00

The Sunshine Vitamin

  After such a long winter, summer has finally arrived in full.  The blue skies, bright sun are quite energizing. The sun helps to increase mood, serotonin levels, activate the pineal gland and this weather brings about an overall sense of well-being.  I encourage everyone to take advantage of this weather and spend at least [...]

The Sunshine Vitamin2019-06-15T23:04:15+00:00

A Closer Look at Bowen Therapy

During a Bowen Therapy session, the patient lies relaxed on a treatment table, wearing loosely fitting clothing. The therapist applies a series of gentle movements across the body. These movements focus on a body of muscle, tendon or nerve and release tension through the nerve within the area. This results not only on the structural [...]

A Closer Look at Bowen Therapy2019-06-09T11:00:00+00:00

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 [...]

RMT Linda McLaren on Tailbone Pain2019-05-19T00:34:05+00:00

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 [...]

Vitamin D Update: Healthy Mood & Beyond this Winter2018-11-26T11:00:57+00:00

Absorption vs. Supplementation

  Join us at Brio for the last of our seminar series for 2018. On Dec 6th at 6:30pm, Dr. Neetu will be hosting an interactive seminar discussing Absorption vs.  Supplementation. Beginning with our 10-year Anniversary Expo, 2018 has been a great year of connecting with the Brio community and we are finishing off strong. This [...]

Absorption vs. Supplementation2018-11-23T23:01:54+00:00