Happy Easter!

2021-04-01T17:35:47+00:00By |Brio News, Events, Recipes|

Happy Easter from the Brio team! Here are a few fun recipes to make with the whole family this long weekend. Recipe #1: Easter Cookies Makes about 2 dozen (3 1/2-inch) cookies Recipe by Amy Tornquist Too cute to eat? Almost! This five-ingredient Easter cookie dough can be made up to three days ahead, making [...]

The Unexpected Benefits of Epsom Salt Baths

2021-03-19T19:00:07+00:00By |Dr Carin, Events|

Epsom salt baths are popular for soothing sore muscles. Many weekend warriors and desk job-workers have experienced the benefits of taking a warm epsom salt bath. But soaking in epsom salt, or magnesium sulfate, has benefits beyond relieving achy muscles. Today I’ll highlight 3 of my favourite benefits and exactly how to take an epsom [...]

Real Facts on COVID-19: How You Can Stay Healthy in These Uncertain Times

2020-03-15T19:45:22+00:00By |Events, Health, Health Tips|

With growing anxiety and scarcity worldwide, facts are often jumbled with fiction.  There’s a tendency toward empty talk (‘hot air’) or worse, fear mongering, when we just need reliable facts to stay informed and make responsible decisions:  COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), like MERS-CoV (2012) and SARS-CoV (2002) Estimated global mortality rate is [...]

What’s a Normal Period? PART 2: A Common Cause of a Less than Ideal Period Experience and What You Can Do About It

2020-02-01T16:45:18+00:00By |Adults, Events, Health, Health Tips|

  In PART 1, I covered the basics: cycle / period length, quality, female hormones, and PMS. Now, let’s focus on the role of the liver, our primary detox organ, in balancing female hormones. An imbalance of the progesterone to estrogen ratio, specifically the condition of Estrogen Dominance (or relative Progesterone Deficiency), is at the [...]

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