29 June 29, 2017

Homemade Almond Milk


Homemade Almond Milk More and more people these days are switching out their cows milk for non-dairy alternatives such as nut, soy, coconut, or hemp milk for various different reasons but the main reason I see people switching is for their health. Many people have trouble digesting and utilizing the protein and or sugar [...]

Homemade Almond Milk2017-07-24T12:57:40-07:00
23 June 23, 2017

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Should Know


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Should Know June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness month. Here’s 5 things you need to know about PTSD: PTSD is just one of a range of possible responses to experiencing a traumatic event. PTSD is a term use to describe a cluster of adaptations (or “symptoms”) following exposure to [...]

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Should Know2017-07-31T10:44:15-07:00
22 June 22, 2017

Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream


Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream It's official. It's summer! This weeks recipe is so good I have a feeling I'll be making it a lot this summer. I love to enjoy ice cream in the summer but the vegan/dairy free varieties in the grocery store often contain additives and sugar that I would prefer [...]

Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream2017-07-24T12:58:41-07:00
16 June 16, 2017

5 Commonly Asked Questions About Acupuncture


5 Commonly Asked Questions About Acupuncture By Jill Truscott, Registered Acupuncturist at Local Health Integrative Clinic 1) “Does acupuncture hurt?”  I hear this question in clinic very often! One of the big misconceptions about acupuncture, is that because there are needles involved, it must hurt. However, acupuncture is practically painless! The needles we use are [...]

5 Commonly Asked Questions About Acupuncture2017-06-16T15:01:21-07:00
15 June 15, 2017

Brownie Bites


Brownie Bites This weeks recipe makes a perfect energy boosting snack to take on hikes and can also double as a healthy desert, rich in healthy fats and protein. I like to use dates that still have pits because they are softer and makes the blending part easier but you can also use pitted dates, I [...]

Brownie Bites2017-07-31T11:35:14-07:00
12 June 12, 2017

Natural Treatments for Brain Fog


Natural Treatment for Brain Fog What is Brain Fog? We have all experienced moments of brain fog, whether it’s trouble recalling a word, difficulties concentrating or just feeling like everything seems difficult or tiring. Experiencing few fleeting moments of these symptoms is a normal part of everyday life, but when it starts to occur more [...]

Natural Treatments for Brain Fog2017-07-31T11:38:27-07:00
9 June 9, 2017

Acupuncture: What Can It Treat?


What Can Acupuncture Treat? By Jenny Abel R.Ac. and Jill Truscott R.Ac. What can acupuncture treat? That is a great question!  As Registered Acupuncturists at Local Health Integrative Clinic we are often asked this: “what can acupuncture treat”?  Are there studies to back it up?  The scope of what acupuncture treats is very wide and [...]

Acupuncture: What Can It Treat?2017-06-09T11:58:40-07:00
8 June 8, 2017

Strawberry ‘Nice’ Cream


Strawberry 'Nice' Cream Warm summer weather is finally here in Vancouver and this tasty frozen summer treat couldn't be easier to make. It has only 2 ingredients and takes about 2 minutes to prepare. Not to mention it is much healthier than traditional ice cream treats and a great option for those following a dairy [...]

Strawberry ‘Nice’ Cream2017-07-31T11:40:02-07:00
1 June 1, 2017

Chocolate Avocado Pudding


Chocolate Avocado Pudding This weeks recipe is my go to healthy desert when I feel a strong chocolate craving coming on. It's super simple and only takes minutes to prepare. The healthy fat in the avocado and coconut oil and antioxidants in the cocoa support brain health and the hint of sweetness is sure to [...]

Chocolate Avocado Pudding2017-07-31T11:41:30-07:00
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