Optimal health is not merely the absence of disease. Health is achievable by creating balance in all aspects of your life.

Top 5 Cancer Fighting Foods

We are in the midst of a global Cancer pandemic. This statement may not come entirely as a surprise as we all likely have known someone who has been diagnosed with this disease, and sadly, also know those who have died during their battle.  In fact, current statistics project that cancer rates are set to soar by 70% in the next 20 years.  This may sound like a long way away and not an immediate threat on us today, but let’s not be fooled into complacency.  The time to act is now.


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Is Your Body On Fire? Reduce Inflammation and Improve Your Health.

If you are living and breathing on this planet your body is affected by inflammation in some form or another.  We are all constantly juggling a balancing act of inflammatory biochemical assaults, while working hard to keep this delicate equilibrium under control.  While some inflammation is beneficial in an acute setting (i.e. a swollen ankle after a sprain is important to stabilize it), chronic inflammation can have a deleterious effect on us.  In fact, leading scientists are now drawing ties between inflammation to many types of chronic disease facing developed nations in pandemic proportions such as; heart disease, diabetes, auto-immune illness – to even cancer.


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7 Heart Blood Tests That Can Save Your Life

If you’re like most people, the suggestion of getting your blood taken may be less than appealing to you. That being said, having regular blood testing done is an important way to help prevent further pain and anguish down the road.  Cardiovascular disease continues to remain as one of the leading causes of death in North America.  Currently, 1 in every 3 deaths is from heart disease and stroke (approximately 2,500 deaths per day).  Cardiovascular disease is also very expensive–together heart disease and stroke hospitalizations cost both the USA and Canada more than $474 billion in health care expenses and lost productivity annually.

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Looking to Boost Your Metabolism? Make Sure You Do This:

How many people do you know who eat healthy, work out at a ferocious pace, and are very health conscious – but continue to struggle to stay in shape?  This is actually much more common than you may think, and I see many people walk into my clinic who are just like this.  Can you imagine continuing at this pace for a number of months or even years – and not see any results? How frustrating would that be???

There’s a great saying by Albert Einstein regarding the definition of Insanity: “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”  If this sounds like you, it’s time to change your approach.


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Top 7 Food rules for People in Pain

Pain is rampant in our society, and there are food rules for pain. To be more specific, inflammation is actually what is rampant and ultimately behind most chronic pain.  Chronic inflammatory processes are linked to many well-known health conditions, many considered serious.   We can all think of someone we know who suffering from pain and/or discomfort.  In fact, there is a good chance you know someone suffering from a condition ending with the suffix ‘itis’ which by definition, literally means inflammation.


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