Muscle and Joint Blog

May 31, 2017

Why We Switched From Butter To Ghee

Recently in our home we made the switch from butter to ghee. I remember living in Pakistan, ghee was the common choice among the locals. I always assumed it was because of the taste, but interestingly enough it is becoming a more popular health choice. This struck me as odd as I always assumed fat was fat, but that might not necessarily be the case. First off I need to […]
May 31, 2017

Risks Of Drinking Diet Soda

May 31, 2017

Doing this simple stretch when you wake up can give you more energy

May 31, 2017

Recipe of the Month! Middle-Eastern Lentil Soup

This dish is a great source of energy, it is easy to make and delicious. If you forgot to pack a lunch, lentil soup from many of the local middle-eastern restaurants makes a great healthy lunch replacment. It is also a great source of energy post workout. Ingredients: 1 tbsp oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 1/2 cups of red/yellow lentils 8 cups of chicken/vegetable […]
May 31, 2017

Netflix Movie To Watch – That Sugar Film

We all know sugar is bad for us, but why? This movie is a great look into the amount of sugar that is hidden in our daily diet. Nearly 80% of the food in the grocery store contains sugar. Spotting sugar in the ingredient list is harder than ever. On the right is a list of common words used to hide sugar in processed foods: That Sugar Film, is a documentary featured […]
April 29, 2017

Moroccan-Spiced Fish and Couscous

The Moroccan spices, fresh orange and yogurt give a nice lift to simple fish and couscous. 4 servings / 30 min Prep 15 min / Cook 15 min The Moroccan spices, fresh orange and yogurt give a lift to simple fish and couscous. You’ll be amazed at the nice texture and flavour you get by cooking the couscous in the milk. Serve some sautéed greens or a leafy green salad […]
April 29, 2017

The 6 Pack

By: Dr. Rosanna Cheng   People directly relate the core to having abs or a six-pack, but it is much more than that. Whether you are an Olympic weightlifter or just your average Joe office worker, your core is extremely important. What is your core? It includes all the muscle that moves and stabilizes the trunk. We can categorize them into two groups: The local muscles These are located deep […]
April 29, 2017

Do You Have Text Neck?

Text neck is an increasingly common condition we are seeing more often in our clinic.Text neck is the term used to describe the neck pain sustained from looking down at your cell phone, or electronic device for extended periods of time. This posture causes an increase in stress on the muscles of the neck and upper back, which is illustrated in the picture below: The further forward the head is […]
March 30, 2017

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Broccolini

In this low-carb spaghetti squash lasagna recipe, garlicky broccolini, spaghetti squash and cheese are combined for a healthy take on a favorite casserole. This bakes right in the squash shells for a fun presentation. Serve with a big Caesar salad and some warm and crusty whole-grain bread. Ingredients 1 2½- to 3-pound spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch broccolini, chopped 4 cloves garlic, […]
March 30, 2017

Home Remedies For Headaches

If you are experiencing a headache, and our clinic happens to be closed (we are open 7 days!), try one of these home remedies to help reduce the ache! Butterbur, a herb derived from plants in the genus Petasites Feverfew, A daisy-like flower native to Europe Peppermint oil, a culinary herb Magnesium, a mineral Coenzyme Q10, an enzyme found in mitochondria, the energy factories of our cells Vitamin B12 Consult […]