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05 Feb
2015

How to Dress for Your Acupuncture Visit

Traditional theory behind acupuncture believes that there is a distribution network for the fundamental substances of Qi (pronounced chee, meaning energy), Blood throughout the body. (These fundamental substances are different from the common western understandings of these terms, and their concepts are important for maintaining health). This distribution network is called meridians (like channels) that look like a giant web or..

20 Jan
2015

Water and Your Health

Water and Your Health It is possible to drink too little water or too much. Thirst is the most important indicator of need. The problem is that most people are not aware of their thirst and many people do not like drinking water. This natural instinct of thirst and desire for pure water must be..

13 Jan
2015

Vegetarian and Vegan Kids

Vegetarian and Vegan Diets for Children Vegetables, grains, fruits, legumes, and nuts are the healthiest foods for children. Rich in complex carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, they form the foundation for dietary habits that support a lifetime of health. Research shows that adults who consume fruits and vegetables are those who consumed these foods..

14 Nov
2014

Relocating!!

Please note I am relocating to: 450 Bronte St. S. Units 108-109 Milton, ON L9T 8T2 Call: (905) 875-2288   Email: milton@complete-wellness.ca Website: www.chiropractormilton.ca Please contact the office for appointments. I will start working at that location as of December 2014, they are booking appointments now. I look forward to joining and working with the..

22 Aug
2014

Headaches 101

Introduction Headaches are one of the most common forms of pain. For some people a headache may be a minor irritation once or twice a year, while others can suffer disabling pain on an almost daily basis. Some complementary health approaches, such as acupuncture, natural health products or herbal supplements and relaxation techniques, are associated with fewer..

05 Jul
2014

Are You Low in Iron?

Iron deficiency is the single most common nutrient deficiency and a leading cause of anemia. Signs and symptoms of iron deficiency Signs and symptoms of iron-deficiency anemia depend on its severity and can range from mild to severe. Many of the signs and symptoms of iron-deficiency anemia apply to all types anemia. The most common symptom..

22 May
2014

Self Breast Exam

Step 1: Begin by looking at your breasts in the mirror with your shoulders straight and your arms on your hips. Here’s what you should look for: Breasts that are their usual size, shape, and color Breasts that are evenly shaped without visible distortion or swelling If you see any of the following changes, bring..

22 May
2014

Vegan and Vegetarian Nutrition

For more information, see veg.ca Vegetarians can rest assured. Plant-based foods are loaded with nutrients including ample protein, iron, calcium, vitamin D, iodine, omega-3 fatty acids, and zinc. Vegans require a reliable source of vitamin B12. Whether you eat a vegetarian or non-vegetarian diet, the key to health is simple. Include a wide variety of different foods in your diet..

14 Nov
2013

Protein Rich Foods

Protein is important to help build and keep muscles and red blood cells healthy.  Protein in our diet supplies us with essential amino acids that our body cannot make. Amino acids are important to form cells, repair tissues, carry oxygen and assist muscle activity.  There are approximately 20 amino acids required by the body – half..

18 Oct
2013

Sources of Fibre

It is important to eat a variety of foods to get enough fibre, both soluble and insoluble. A healthy diet includes approximately 25-38 grams of fibre a day.  Have a personalized nutritional consultation if you want help on increasing the dietary fibre in your diet. Soluble fibres absorbs water and slows down digestion. Soluble fibre delays..