• Blog,  Updates,  Weight Loss

    A New Tool in My Toolbox

        I am always trying to improve my clinical skills and find new ways to help patients improve their health. I have recently taken a Metabolic Analytics course from Charles Poliquin. Many of you may not know who this is, but he is the Jon Bon Jovi of Metabolism! He has worked with professional athletes for years and has developed a program that can determine hormone imbalances based on where people distribute fat. I have used the BIA (Bio-Impedence…

  • Blog,  Exercise,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    Why the “Biggest Losers” can become the Biggest Gainers

    I was a huge fan of the show the Biggest Loser when it first came out in 2004. As a new clinician I was impressed, amazed and dazzled by the rapid and transformations that these people were making. My background is in Human Nutrition, and I was traditionally trained that measuring calories in and calories out with increased exercise was the preferred method for weight loss. So at the time, this show and their methods really spoke to me. Over…

  • Blog

    Moving Update

    A brief update on our move: As with most major renovations, there were a few minor setbacks that have pushed our moving date back slightly. The doors to our new building at 75 Regina St. N in Waterloo will be open on Monday, November 14th at 10:00AM.  All appointments and product purchases prior to the 14th will be made at our current location on Lexington Court. We are SO excited to share the new and inviting space with you and we are…

  • Blog,  Nutrition

    Blood Sugars & Pre-Diabetics

    Recent studies have shown that nearly 60% of the population has a genetic predisposition for developing diabetes. There are many factors that lead to carbohydrate intolerance, insulin resistance and diabetic co-morbidities and I had the opportunity to discuss them in a talk I delivered in Utah this past summer through the American Association for Naturopathic Physicians. I’m excited to share this talk with you here on the blog. Watch below for the full talk:   If you’d prefer to hear the audio…

  • Blog

    All About Our Move

      As you may have heard, Vibrant Living will be getting a new home as of November 1st, 2016. Our new location is a beautiful house located at 75 Regina Street North in Waterloo, ON. This is at the corner of Regina & Spring and provides an accessible space for all in the bustling Uptown Waterloo area. We look forward to having you visit the new location soon!   Here is a little more information for you about this space: PRACTITIONERS: …