Bringing Down Inflammation

The word ‘disease’ comes with a cart full of baggage. Everyone has a slightly different association paired with the word: death, suffering, preventability… When breaking down the word one is simply faced with ‘dis-ease’: the body is not at ease, it is in a state of dis-ease.

Beat the Heat!

Not only in Prince George has it been scorching hot this past few weeks. Record breaking temperatures were set in the US over the long weekend, and we’re just getting into the hottest summer months now. Dehydration & heat exhaustion are no laughing matter, but fortunately there are lots of things that can be done to keep the body both cool & hydrated.

Talk To Me About Anemia

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional shortfall globally. While there are several types of anemia, a low hemoglobin level or a low concentration of red blood cells within the blood which carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body is often the case in those diagnosed (iron deficiency anemia).

To Cleanse or Not to Cleanse…

While the body naturally detoxifies itself in the spring, there are a lot of kits, programs & diets out there to help get rid of the residual cobwebs leftover from the winter ‘hibernation’. How to navigate them depends heavily on what sort of an effect you would like it to have on your body.

Spring Means Babies!

For many couples, difficulty getting pregnant is often preceded by years of outside influence telling a woman’s body not to get pregnant. Our systems are easily confused by the myriad of conflicting signals they take in from our environment, let alone the things we deliberately expose ourselves to.

Managing A New Food Allergy

The number of food products catering to those watching out for allergens has skyrocketed in the grocery stores in the last few years. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you. Surely you’ve seen the stickers and claims on half the boxes lining the shelves. It’s not just “low fat!” or “50% less salt!” anymore.