September 29, 2017

Recipe Of The Month: Chocolate Almond Bites

10 bites / 16 min  Prep 15 min / Cook 1 min  These little nuggets of tastiness are perfect to enjoy with coffee and share with a loved one during this intensely chocolatey month. Ingredients 4 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped 1/4 cup (50 mL) water 1 cup (250 mL) canned no salt added black beans, drained and rinsed well 2 tbsp (25 mL) natural almond or peanut butter 3 […]
September 29, 2017

Farewell Sue!

Six years ago I finished school and was looking for a massage therapist position.  Excited and nervous I walked through the doors of Muscle and Joint Clinic and was greeted by Robyn and Dr Malik.  Little did I know at that time that they would not only become my long term coworkers but also my family. As of Sept 30th I will be leaving to work full time at a […]
September 29, 2017

Psyllium – The Super Food

Psyllium is a form of fiber made from the husks of the Plantago ovata plant’s seeds. It sometimes goes by the name ispaghula. It’s most commonly known as a laxative. However, research shows that taking psyllium is beneficial to many parts of the human body, including the heart and the pancreas. Health benefits of psyllium includes: Cholesterol Reduction As is the case for other types of dietary fiber, psyllium can […]
September 29, 2017

Office Ergonomics

Over 80% of the working population will experience low back pain at least once in their lifetime. Many people sit all day at work, often with poor posture, and this can increase the risk of developing low back pain. Sitting down for long periods of time, repetitive movements and awkward work positions may lead to pain and discomfort. Here are five tips that will make your work station more comfortable. […]