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Allergies in Fall & Winter: Improving Indoor Air Quality

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 [...]

Allergies in Fall & Winter: Improving Indoor Air Quality2019-09-16T06:08:30+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

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

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

Back to School Snacks

Back-to-school season is quickly approaching! Put on those thinking caps, because it's time to plan and pack snacks to delight your little ones and keep them energized throughout the day. Some snack ideas that are easy to pack and prepare: Wild salmon burger- this has lots of protein to keep them full! Home made lentil [...]

Back to School Snacks2018-08-10T09:56:01+00:00

Dr.Neetu’s Summer Travel Tips!

We hope you are all enjoying the beautiful summer weather. With a few weeks remaining to get out of town, Dr. Neetu has some great tips for keeping your tummy healthy and happy for summer travel while going abroad, or even while going on local trips! Probiotics– Good bacteria to protect the digestive system from any [...]

Dr.Neetu’s Summer Travel Tips!2018-07-13T10:36:19+00:00

Dr. Neetu’s Journey: “Jump and the Parachute will Come”

Ser*en*dip*i*tous an adjective meaning:  occurring or discovered by chance in a happy or beneficial way. I wanted it so bad.  I wanted nothing more in my life.  Fuelled by the fire of the hellish pain from my own health journey.  I was a woman on a mission to fulfill this burning desire to help others [...]

Dr. Neetu’s Journey: “Jump and the Parachute will Come”2018-05-10T12:50:32+00:00

Invisible pollution: Being aware of electromagnetic radiation

Invisible pollution is referring to Electromagnetic Radiation. EMR is summarized as the electronic pollution, which we can’t see with the naked eye. EMR comes from, anything that is plugged in: TV’s, lamps, techie gadgets, microwaves, toaster, kettle; cell phones; wireless internet; lap tops etc. As indicated in the book Zapped by Ann Louise Gittleman, our bodies are [...]

Invisible pollution: Being aware of electromagnetic radiation2018-03-02T11:44:19+00:00