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Muscle and Joint Blog

December 25, 2019

Paleo Omelet Muffins

“Muffins in a cup! Easy, yummy, and best of all hearty.” Ingredients 8 eggs 8 ounces cooked ham, crumbled 1 cup diced red bell pepper 1 cup diced onion 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons water Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 8 muffin cups or line with paper liners. Beat eggs together in a large bowl. Mix ham, bell pepper, […]
December 25, 2019

Prevent Winter Slip Ups!

STAY STANDING THIS WINTER! Falling on ice can leave you red-faced with embarrassment, or far more seriously, hurt badly from taking a knee to the ice or falling awkwardly on icy snow. Slippery sidewalks, driveways and icy parking lots can be risk factors for falls in winter. Avoid a bad fall with these top tips! Walk like a penguin The penguin waddle helps you keep a center of gravity over the […]
December 25, 2019

The Healthiest Foods Available At Tim Hortons

With the hustle and bustle of daily life, sometimes it becomes difficult to eat healthy. This is why we have compiled a list of four healthy food options from Tim Hortons. These foods are not as healthy as eating at home, but they do provide options for when you have limited time to prepare a home-cooked meal.  Real Cheese and Egg Sandwich With Lettuce and Tomato on an English Muffin. […]
December 25, 2019

This Book Helped Me Run 5K Every Morning For A Month

It’s incredible what a good book can teach you. Running was an activity I found difficult to do consistently.  That was until I read the story of David Goggins.  It was not until I read  “Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind And Defy The Odds’, written by the Navy Seal David Goggins, that I truly started to appreciate running. After reading this book and discovering the author’s incredible journey did […]
November 30, 2019

Recipe Of The Month: The BBBB

You are probably wondering what BBBB stands for, it is the: Black Bean Breakfast Bowl Now that the cat is out of the bag, here is how to make it: “A quick breakfast if you’re trying to avoid carbs.” Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 eggs, beaten 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 avocado, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup salsa salt and ground black pepper to […]
November 30, 2019

Sugar And The Holidays

With the festive season upon us, baking is in full swing. And with baking the indulgence of sugary treats commences. The question arises how much sugar is too much, and should you try to cut down this holiday season?   It’s no surprise that sugar is bad for you. But before we vilify sugar, it is important to note that there are two categories of sugar: natural and added. Natural […]
November 30, 2019

Digestive Support For The Holidays

By Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala, Naturopathic Doctor Lights, eggnog and family. December is all about connecting with the people you love over food and giving back to the community. But for many, the holiday season comes with anxiety around having to eat foods they are sensitive to. Even for some with no food sensitivities, indulging in “heavy” meals over the holidays can negatively impact their digestive system. Many individuals experience symptoms […]
November 29, 2019

Children and Chiropractic Care

As a Chiropractor and a father of two, I thought it would be appropriate to help explain when and why children should see a Chiropractor. We see children in our clinic all the time, I would like to help answer some questions that may have crossed your mind as a parent. Firstly, I should mention that in our clinic our chiropractors focus on musculoskeletal injuries. The most common injuries we […]
November 29, 2019

Run For Your Life!

A recent article in TIME Magazine titled “Running Can Help You Live Longer. More Isn’t Always Better” caught my attention this past week. In it the author describes that people may be able to get life-lengthening health benefits from small bouts of running, if incorporated consistently.    The current recommendation by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is 75 minutes of aerobic exercise per week; but only half of […]
October 30, 2019

Recipe Of The Month: Vegetarian Chili

The Best Vegetarian Chili in the World   “Break out your soup pot and fix up a batch of this delicious, spicy vegetarian chili today! It’s ready in no time, and packed with vegetables, beans – and flavor!” Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons dried oregano 1 tablespoon salt 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 green bell peppers, chopped […]
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