21 March 21, 2019

5 Tasty Recipes to Start Your Day!

2019-03-21T14:37:06-07:00

The Importance of a Warm Breakfast & 5 Tasty Recipes to Start Your Day! by Jenny Abel, Registered Acupuncturist   Eating something warm and solid for breakfast is important in Chinese Medicine. It strengthens your digestion, boosts your metabolism, and provides nourishment and sustainable energy. If you skip breakfast it can actually weaken your digestive [...]

5 Tasty Recipes to Start Your Day!2019-03-21T14:37:06-07:00
7 February 7, 2019

Roasted Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprout Salad

2019-02-07T14:28:30-07:00

Roasted Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprout Salad By Kelsey Ellis, RHN Do you want to eat more plant foods but think they're not filling enough? This is not your average salad! It's warm, filling and the flavours are phenomenal. It features a tangy tahini dressing and 17g of 100% plant-based protein. Roasted Sweet Potato & [...]

Roasted Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprout Salad2019-02-07T14:28:30-07:00
5 February 5, 2019

Physical Pain is Never Only Physical

2019-02-05T14:42:09-07:00

Physical Pain is Never Only Physical By Jandy Anderson, Dalian Method Facilitator   “Health is a state of consciousness. It has nothing to do with age, illness or even the health of the body or mind. Whether you are aware of it or not, every step you take towards healing is a step towards consciousness. [...]

Physical Pain is Never Only Physical2019-02-05T14:42:09-07:00
31 December 31, 2018

Honouring Ourselves in The Journey Towards Sustainable Change

2018-12-31T12:58:21-07:00

Honouring Ourselves in The Journey Towards Sustainable Change by Kelsey Ellis, RHN Change is an inevitable part of the human growth process. All of us have arrived at some point in our lives where we have a deep knowing that we have not been taking care of ourselves. That something needs to change in our [...]

Honouring Ourselves in The Journey Towards Sustainable Change2018-12-31T12:58:21-07:00
5 October 5, 2018

Bring the Outdoors In

2018-10-05T15:03:25-07:00

Bring the Outdoors In By Jacqueline May Conte, CNP Boy, did the temperatures turn this week! The crisp air is so lovely, but it shortens our days and limits the time we like to be outdoors. Instead, we opt for comfy clothes, blankets, lattes, and lounging with a good book. I’m not complaining, I love [...]

Bring the Outdoors In2018-10-05T15:03:25-07:00
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
20 June 20, 2018

A Lesson in Hydration

2018-06-20T15:14:12-07:00

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 Hydration2018-06-20T15:14:12-07:00
12 June 12, 2018

How to Optimize Your Daily Rhythm for Mental Health

2018-06-12T14:22:25-07:00

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 Health2018-06-12T14:22:25-07:00
23 May 23, 2018

Every “Body” is Unique

2018-05-23T15:59:57-07:00

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 Unique2018-05-23T15:59:57-07:00
17 May 17, 2018

Holistic Nutrition Services Designed for You

2018-05-16T14:48:44-07:00

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 You2018-05-16T14:48:44-07:00
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