Happy springtime, everyone! The sun is up early, the birds are chirping, the wind is blowing, all is blossoming around us, and the farmers markets are about to be bursting with fresh produce!
We all know about histamine responses when it comes to spring allergies – sneezing, watery eyes, itchy ears and throat, sometimes even hives or generally itchy skin. Continue reading
Spring is here in our beautiful city. Along with the sunshine and new blooms, this is also the time many of us start to suffer from our allergy symptoms. Allergies can be exhausting! The itchy eyes, runny nose, cough, brain fog and fatigue can make our daily activities seem more difficult. Continue reading
Sugar is a nutrient that we commonly overeat in the Standard North American Diet. Everything seems to have added sugar – salad dressings, breads, marinates and sauces, and even sushi rice! And most processed foods – canned, jarred and boxed foods – have added sugar. Continue reading
National women’s health week traditionally starts on Mother’s day, but we think that women deserve more than a week! As spring blossoms and we start cleansing our homes and our closets, a special consideration should be made about our health. Continue reading
Its April. Here in Vancouver we are definitely ready for spring and sunshine. At this time of the year, many people are hitting the gyms, getting on healthy eating plans and have weight loss on their mind. After all, summer is just around the corner! Continue reading
Are you feeling tired and know that your digestion is not perfect? Have laboratory tests consistently shown low iron and/or B12 levels despite a healthy diet and even supplementation? Perhaps the root cause lays in the stomach.
Hypochlorhydria, or low stomach acid production is much more common than over-production of acid. It makes a lot of sense once you understand the biology of the body. Continue reading
Now that Spring is approaching and the sun is rising earlier in the morning again, it is a great time to practice getting up early. Continue reading
Low libido or low sex drive is a common complaint in both men and women. A low libido can be caused by many different factors. Both sex hormones and stress hormones can affect your libido.
February’s got us thinking about all things romance! Not the flowers, teddy bears, and chocolates, but the things that will support the body for great sexy-times ahead – well beyond February. Continue reading