20 June 20, 2018

A Lesson in Hydration

2018-06-20T15:14:12+00:00

A Lesson in Hydration by Jacqueline May Conte, CNP Well, aren’t we lucky to have had such lovely weather in Vancouver? The heat advisory warning has been lifted, but we sure experienced a heck of a lot of excess warmth and humidity this past week. In times like these, it’s best to avoid overheating and [...]

A Lesson in Hydration 2018-06-20T15:14:12+00:00
12 June 12, 2018

How to Optimize Your Daily Rhythm for Mental Health

2018-06-12T14:22:25+00:00

How to Optimize Your Daily Rhythm for Mental Health by Dr. Fiona Smulders, ND We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is important for our general health, but did you know that the rhythm of day-time and night-time activity is equally as important? A new study by The Lancet Psychiatry revealed the effects of [...]

How to Optimize Your Daily Rhythm for Mental Health 2018-06-12T14:22:25+00:00
23 May 23, 2018

Every “Body” is Unique

2018-05-23T15:59:57+00:00

Every "Body" is Unique: 3 Body Conscious Concerns Addressed by a Massage Therapist by Dae Backus, RMT I have been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2005. In that time I have worked with hundreds (maybe thousands?) of people. I have noticed that people tend to bring up one or more of the same 3 concerns [...]

Every “Body” is Unique 2018-05-23T15:59:57+00:00
17 May 17, 2018

Holistic Nutrition Services Designed for You

2018-05-16T14:48:44+00:00

Holistic Nutrition Services Designed for You by Jacqueline May Conte, CNP  As a relatively new member of the Local Health family, I’ve been searching for ways to serve you. My goal as a holistic nutritionist is to guide you toward your best health through prevention and/or healing, along the way empowering you to be able [...]

Holistic Nutrition Services Designed for You 2018-05-16T14:48:44+00:00
18 April 18, 2018

How to Support Your Spring Detox

2018-04-18T15:28:50+00:00

How to Support Your Spring Detox by Jacqueline May Conte, CNP Spring is kicking into high gear and if you’re still unsure of whether you need to detox, be sure to watch my Faceboook Live from last week here. Assuming you’re ready and in need of a little detoxing, let’s dive a little deeper and [...]

How to Support Your Spring Detox 2018-04-18T15:28:50+00:00
10 April 10, 2018

Top 5 Herbs to Relieve Allergy Symptoms

2018-04-10T11:34:29+00:00

Top 5 Herbs to Relieve Allergy Symptoms by Dr. Fiona Smulders, ND It’s that time of year again! The cherry blossoms are blooming, the birds are singing, and the pollens are blowing. Although Mother Nature plays a hand in causing your allergies this time of year, she also provides the anti-dote! Herbal medicine is a [...]

Top 5 Herbs to Relieve Allergy Symptoms 2018-04-10T11:34:29+00:00
4 April 4, 2018

Do You Need A Spring Detox?

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

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+00:00
12 March 12, 2018

You Are Not What You Think

2018-03-12T16:08:23+00:00

You Are Not What You Think by Jandy Anderson, Dalian Method Facilitator The other day I was walking home, gazing at the pristine snow on the ground and enjoying the sunshine. As usual, I was analyzing my day. I was thinking about some positive feedback I got from a colleague and I noticed my mind [...]

You Are Not What You Think 2018-03-12T16:08:23+00:00
7 March 7, 2018

Food is Medicine

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

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 Medicine 2018-03-07T12:58:14+00:00
16 February 16, 2018

Heart Medicine

2018-02-16T15:37:57+00:00

Heart Medicine Although I do not appreciate the commercialism of Valentine’s day, I do appreciate the reminder it brings. With my busy day-to-day life, sometimes I forget to tell my family that I love them, I forget to send love to those who have passed, and most often I forget to love myself. This past [...]

Heart Medicine 2018-02-16T15:37:57+00:00
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