Health Tips

1 12, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #9

2016-12-01T09:00:27+00:00December 1st, 2016|Health Tips|

Approximately 1 in 10 Ontarians suffer from chronic migraines. This can be debilitating, as they may be unable to go to work, school, perform daily tasks or attend social functions from the pain. Headaches are very common but like other types of pain, it is the body’s way of producing a symptom in order to ...

24 11, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #8

2016-11-24T09:00:25+00:00November 24th, 2016|Health Tips|

  Health Tip #8: Atopic Dermatitis Atopic dermatitis most commonly refers to eczema. It is characterized by dry, itchy, inflamed skin that reacts to constant scratching by scaling and forming thick patches.  Small blisters may also form that rupture, weep, and crust over. Flare-ups usually occur with heat, cold, and dry temperatures, and emotional stressors ...

27 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #7

2016-10-27T14:35:13+00:00October 27th, 2016|Health Tips, Weight Loss|

Health Tip #7: Weight Loss The most common reasons for difficulty losing fat include low energy and motivation, inadequate weight training in addition to cardiovascular exercise, poor diet (low fat, low protein, high sugar, high carbohydrates), skipping meals, hormonal imbalances, dehydration, and chronic mental stress causing depression, insomnia or anxiety. Naturopathic medicine encompasses many modalities ...

20 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #6

2016-10-20T13:52:00+00:00October 20th, 2016|Health Tips|

Health Tip #6: Bowel Movements If you have less than 2 normal bowel movements per day, this could be the root cause of many of your symptoms from fatigue, feeling hot, and even headaches. Record everything you eat and drink for a week to make sure you're getting enough fibre and water, as well as ...

7 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #5

2016-10-07T10:00:33+00:00October 7th, 2016|Health Tips, Insomnia|

Health Tip #6: Staying Asleep If you have difficulty staying asleep, don't look at the clock. You will train your brain to wake you up at that time. Instead, help your body produce more melatonin to help you sleep by having your bedroom completely dark and cover up your clock with a face cloth - ...

6 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #4

2016-10-06T14:37:53+00:00October 6th, 2016|Health Tips|

Health Tip #4: Breathing Feeling tired all the time? Your breathing might be part of the problem. We tend to take short shallow breathes which deprives our bodies of oxygen. Less oxygen means less energy. So concentrate on your breathing and taking deep breathes several times a day. Breathe slowly and deeply through your nose. ...

5 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #3

2016-10-05T16:19:20+00:00October 5th, 2016|Health Tips|

Health Tip #3: Coconut Oil Skip that first morning cup of coffee! The triglycerides in coconut oil are a fast-acting energy source that your body can use more quickly than coffee. On top of that here are 5 more reasons why you should be adding coconut oil to your must-have list. 1) The medium chain ...

4 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #2

2016-10-04T15:10:13+00:00October 4th, 2016|Health Tips|

Health Tip #2: Butternut squash contains a whopping 457% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin A. That's awesome because Vitamin A helps promote good skin, vision and proper functioning of the mucous membranes, and may even lower your risk for lung and mouth cancers. BONUS: squash is in season right now which makes it ...

3 10, 2016

Vital Force: Health Tip #1

2016-10-03T15:30:04+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Health Tips|

Health Tip #1: Did you know that tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene? Lycopene has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. Did you also know that tomatoes are in season from July to October? Go out and get some fresh tomatoes from your ...

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