• Nutrition,  Recipes

    PUMPKIN PIE GREEN SMOOTHIE

    PUMPKIN PIE GREEN SMOOTHIE  Creamy, pumpkiny green smoothie made with just 6 simple ingredients in 5 minutes. The perfect fall breakfast or snack. 1 small frozen ripe banana 1/4 cup (50 g) pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie mix) 1 1/4 cup (~80 g) organic spinach (best if frozen*) 1/4 cup (60 ml) light coconut milk 1/3 cup (80 ml) plain unsweetened almond milk (more to thin) 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice* optional: 1 tsp green powder* optional: 2 Tbsp (14 g) plain…

  • Nutrition,  Recipes

    chocolate almond keto fat bomb recipe [paleo, low carb]

    Ketogenic fat bombs are small snacks or treats that are high in fat and low in carbs (so, literally a fat bomb) that you can eat as a quick breakfast, as a quick mid-afternoon snack, as a pre- or after- workout snack, or as extra fuel during your day. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup almond butter 1 cup coconut oil ½ cup cacao powder ¼ cup coconut flour Stevia to taste 10-15 whole almonds   INSTRUCTIONS Melt the almond butter and coconut…

  • Blog,  Features,  Osteopathy

    Why a Properly Fitted Backpack is Important for a Healthy Spine

    In addition to providing them healthy snacks and lunches, sufficient sleep and time for relaxation and play, it is important to teach our kids how to properly wear a backpack. Carrying a heavy or uneven load can result in poor posture, and over time change the alignment of the spinal column. This can cause muscle strain, headaches, back and arm pain. Check out these tips! Choose the right backpack: Go for a lightweight material that has two wide, adjustable and…

  • Blog,  Detox

    Intravenous Therapy with Dr. Laura Stix

    The problem with oral supplementation is how much is absorbed into the body and how much survives the journey to the liver (first pass metabolism). When a nutrient is taken by mouth, it passes into the intestines where the nutrients are absorbed into the blood stream. From there they soon pass into the liver which changes the nutrients. They are then circulated to the cells of the body and may or may not be taken into the cells themselves. Whatever…

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    12-Day September Kick-Start

    Although it is sad to see summer over, it also provides us with a great opportunity to create better routines and kick bad habits. Life is about feast and famine, we have been doing it for centuries. The trouble is in modern days we seem to skip over the famine part!  Before getting into the Thanksgiving and Christmas season, September is a great time to reset our system from some potential bad habits that have crept in over the summer.…