After running a marathon, Iron Man, or any other long, strenuous event, athletes are encouraged to take some down time, also called rest. Rest is a critical part of training, allowing athletes to recover properly so they can get back to doing what they love and stay strong and competitive. Continue reading
A lack of energy is one of the most common complaints among my nutrition clients.
People are struggling to meet the demands of the day, and turning to a variety of
energy drinks and others stimulants to improve their energy. Continue reading
Its officially the Fall season! Kids are back to school, most people are getting back on track at work and in the home. Now is the time many of us are thinking of getting back on track with an exercise program or healthy eating plan. Continue reading
Despite routine thyroid testing, many people with a thyroid condition go undiagnosed. Typical symptoms of hypothyroidism include fatigue, weight gain, low mood, hair loss, feeling cold, low energy, swelling or water retention, joint pain, brain fog, memory loss, infertility and irregular periods. Continue reading
Summer is finally almost here in Vancouver. Its been a cold tough winter. With the sunshine and warmer weather we can now start enjoying all the summer activities Vancouver is so well known for. Continue reading
Metabolism is a big topic today! Many chronic health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, Neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and even Autism can be viewed as metabolic disorders; stemming from underlying problems in metabolism. Continue reading
January is a very popular time to cleanse, given the overindulgence that often comes with the holiday season. While cleansing is important for our bodies, doing it incorrectly during the dead of winter can be harsh on our system. I have created the 2017 West Coast Cleanse for people to gain the benefits of cleansing while also staying in harmony with the seasons! Continue reading
The holidays are a time for family, friends, festivity and indulgence. It is important to allow yourself to cut-loose and celebrate once in a while, unfortunately extra alcohol, sugar, decrease in exercise and less sleep can leave some feeling less than festive. A few tips can go a long way to help you stay healthy and happy through the holiday season. I could make a really long list of tips, but have decided to keep it simple, because sometimes less is more. Continue reading
Have you heard about Detox? Are you considering if you should be doing one? Why would you do one? Which is right for me? Continue reading
It’s that time again! Back to school. Summer definitely went quickly in Vancouver. I hope it was a wonderful summer and now you are ready to get back to routine with the start of the fall season.
After summer vacation some of you may find it difficult to get back to a routine. I have some great suggestions for nutrients that can help increase your energy and give you the boost you need to get back on track for back to school. Continue reading