Managing Cardiovascular Risks and Living a “Heart-centred” Life Through the Brio Living Lense

2020-05-31T19:30:30-07:00By |Dr Vanessa, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

For the purposes of this talk, we will define cardiovascular disease (CVD) as narrowed or blocked block vessels caused by atherosclerosis (thickening, stiffening or clogging of the arteries by a build-up of cholesterol and fatty deposits (plaques) on the inner wall). Atherosclerosis can result in coronary artery disease, i.e. chest pain (angina) or a [...]

Heart Health & Why It Matters

2018-01-12T07:00:25-07:00By |Health Tips|

The heart organ is one of the most awe-inspiring creations of nature. There is about 5 liters of blood in the body but the heart effectively pumps over 6000 liters of blood per day. And, with only minimal care for the most part, the organ pumps continuously for 80+ years. There’s no equivalent man-made pump [...]

St.Patrick’s Day Green Pasta!

2017-03-17T10:05:16-07:00By |Recipes|

Happy St.Patrick's Day! In spirit of this 'green' themed day, I wanted to share a super creamy and delicious green pasta. It's dairy-free, heart healthy and immune boosting! Not to mention, super easy to whip up. Boil up your gluten free spaghetti noodles, spiralize a zucchini (zoodles) for a lower carb option, or spaghetti squash [...]


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