The Healing Power of the Sun – Vitamin “S”

2020-06-01T21:04:01+00:00By |Dr Neetu, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

It has been claimed that there are seven doctors: Air; exercise; water; rest; healthy food, laughter and you guessed it, The SUN. The Sun truly is one of our greatest healer. Healthy exposure to the sun has innumerable healing and protective benefits. When the sun comes out, generally there is a natural elevation in [...]

Simple Herbal Teas, Vinegars, and Elixirs for Iron Deficiency

2020-05-31T19:26:31+00:00By |Dr Vanessa, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

If you have iron deficiency anemia (IDA), making dietary changes and your own herbal remedies can help raise your iron stores (ferritin). However, it is not universally beneficial to boost iron levels and too much can cause harm, as with many other nutrients. A note: High levels of iron are potentially toxic and even poisonous, [...]

Tips on Taking Supplements Consistently: Everyday Tools to Transform Health

2020-05-30T00:12:48+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

As with healthy eating, consistency is key for getting the most out of our supplements. This means we need to establish good habits around taking supplements. Good habits help us get better results but their true power lies in the ways that they can change our beliefs about ourselves. When we practice habits of [...]

IBS 101: Building a Strong Gut

2020-05-30T00:13:16+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Good health starts with great gut health. I don’t remember when I started to have stomach aches every day. My digestive symptoms started gradually and then became daily, and then turned into seasonal allergies and later into “allergies” all-year-round. Only later did I realize that what I was eating (and how I was eating) was [...]

Transitioning off of a Detox or Elimination-Type Diet

2020-05-31T19:27:46+00:00By |Dr Vanessa, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Therapeutic diets like the low FODMAP Diet, Anti-Candida Diet, Specific Carbohydrate Diet, and many Detoxification Diets (often anti-inflammatory and low allergy) can get the job done, but they are not designed to be used long-term. Lowering or removing food triggers for what ails you whether it be IBS, dysbiosis, inflammatory bowel disease or a [...]

Part 7 (Bonus): Boosting Gut Health – Applying the Wisdom of Chinese Medicine Series

2020-05-31T20:48:52+00:00By |Applying the Wisdom of Chinese Medicine Series, Dr Jeff, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

In Chinese Medicine, diet and nutrition have always been the foundation of health.  What we put into our bodies can either strengthen us or harm us.  In today’s modern lifestyle, we are eating far too much processed foods, sugar, and empty calories. We are also under much more stress than previous generations.  The ongoing [...]

Reducing PMS Mood, Cravings & Cramps

2020-05-30T00:13:45+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

I’ve always been fascinated by the menstrual cycle: A monthly phenomenon that occurs without our conscious thought like the changes in the ocean tides and phases of the moon. The cycle reflects our connection to nature and the intelligence at work within us. And our observations about our cycle can also give us insight [...]

A Holistic Approach to Oral Health

2020-05-31T19:28:42+00:00By |Dr Vanessa, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

The link between oral health and whole body health and wellbeing is the realm of biological dentists. Oral bacteria is associated with periodontal disease and other conditions through the body such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, kidney disease, diabetes, and PCOS. Biological dentists and naturopathic doctors share the belief that our bodies possess [...]

Part 6: Building Restorative Sleep – Applying the Wisdom of Chinese Medicine Series

2020-05-31T20:48:52+00:00By |Applying the Wisdom of Chinese Medicine Series, Dr Jeff, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Sleep problems are one of the most common health complaints we see at Brio. If you are having problems falling asleep or staying asleep, you are missing out on the most crucial factor in building energy, immunity and health! The process below will help you dive deeper into your search for the root cause [...]