22 January 22, 2019

You are what you think, not what you eat!

2019-01-22T14:07:10-07:00

You are what you think, not what you eat! by Kelsey Ellis, RHN Could the guilt and shame we experience after an overindulgence really be worse for our health than the food itself? According to this article from the Institute for the Psychology of Eating (https://psychologyofeating.com/mind-over-food/), the emotions of guilt and shame that we have [...]

You are what you think, not what you eat!2019-01-22T14:07:10-07:00
27 September 27, 2018

Fall Immunity Boosters

2018-10-05T12:38:25-07:00

Fall Immunity Boosters by Jacqueline Conte, CNP Fall is arriving this week, yet here in Vancouver it feels like it’s been around for a couple of weeks. As the weather changes, your body needs to be able to adapt to the changing temperatures and adjustments to your busy schedule. A lot happens this time of [...]

Fall Immunity Boosters2018-10-05T12:38:25-07:00
15 August 15, 2018

Why Movement Is Important for Nutrition

2018-08-15T13:59:32-07:00

Why Movement Is Important for Nutrition by Jacqueline May Conte, CNP In my twenties, I cared not for any movement more than the occasional power walk, hike, bike ride, and night out dancing. I didn’t work out or play sports anymore - something I did a lot of in my youth and teenage years - [...]

Why Movement Is Important for Nutrition2018-08-15T13:59:32-07:00
5 July 5, 2018

Summer Reading List: for the Alternative Minded

2018-07-05T14:19:46-07:00

Summer Reading List: for the Alternative Minded by Jacqueline May Conte, CNP   It’s summer and you’re suddenly finding yourself with more down time. Wonderful! One of my favourite summer past times is laying in my hammock while reading a book and napping in the shade. Can’t beat it. Summer can be a great time [...]

Summer Reading List: for the Alternative Minded2018-07-05T14:19:46-07:00
6 June 6, 2018

3 Surprising Benefits of Strawberries

2018-06-06T13:48:51-07:00

3 Surprising Benefits of Strawberries by Jacqueline May Conte, CNP It’s strawberry season!! Who’s excited? I know I am. I’ve already bought and froze many a strawberry for smoothies and jams, cut them fresh for salads, and saving some seeds to grow my own plants! Can you tell they’re one of my favourite fruits? Aside [...]

3 Surprising Benefits of Strawberries2018-06-06T13:48:51-07:00
4 April 4, 2018

Do You Need A Spring Detox?

2018-04-06T15:40:37-07:00

Do You Need A Spring Detox? by Jacqueline May Conte, CNP Spring is upon us and with it all the beautiful blossoms and promises of warmth soon to come. How do you feel coming out of winter? There’s no need to feel guilty for any indulgences you enjoyed or time you took away from taking [...]

Do You Need A Spring Detox?2018-04-06T15:40:37-07:00
7 March 7, 2018

Food is Medicine

2018-03-07T12:58:14-07:00

Food is Medicine by Jacqueline May Conte, CNP I bet you’ve heard the famous quote, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. Hippocrates had it right, but somewhere along the line we forgot this brilliant bit of truth. After decades of producing and consuming processed, refined foods out of ease (and comfort), [...]

Food is Medicine2018-03-07T12:58:14-07:00