October 26, 2016

The Best Sleeping Position

Good sleep is imperative to good health. Good sleeping posture can result in a more restful sleep and a decrease in muscle and joint pain symptoms. Maintaining the three spinal curves while sleeping can put less pressure on the joints throughout the body. Let’s explore some common sleeping positions and if they are good for your health! Sleeping On Your Back: Research has shown that the best sleeping position is […]
October 26, 2016

The Problem With Scar Tissue

Have you ever had an injury that just won’t heal? And then when you think it has healed, you go and re-injure it again. If you do, you may have a problem with scar tissue. When a tissue is injured the healing process begins. From an injury point of view, the initial healing process is all the same. When a muscle, tendon or ligament is torn one would expect the […]
October 26, 2016

Keep Your Gut Healthy!

By Dr Ayesha Qureshi ND Did you know the gut has a strong influence on your immune system? Keeping your gut healthy is an essential step in keeping your whole body healthy! Incorporating probiotics in the diet is one recommendation I often tell my patients to help improve their gut. Probiotics are live bacterial organisms that are beneficial to your overall health. There are many factors that can affect the […]
October 26, 2016

Recipe of the Month – Creamy Pumpkin Apple Bisque

It’s October and pumpkins are everywhere! This creamy bisque should satisfy your pumpkin cravings this month! 1 Tbsp canola oil 15 mL 1 cup diced onions 250 mL 1/2 medium Gala apple, peeled and chopped 1 can (14oz/398 mL) reduced-sodium chicken broth 1/2 of (15oz/426 mL) can solid pumpkin 2 Tbsp sugar 30 mL 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 7 mL 1/2 tsp ground cumin 2 mL 1/2 tsp salt […]