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17 02, 2017

Gluten-Free Black Forrest Cake Recipe

2017-02-17T19:00:12+00:00February 17th, 2017|Gluten Free, Health, Recipes|

Ingredients for Cake: 8 eggs, separated 1/2 Cup Rice Flour 1 Tsp. Vanilla Extract 1/2 Cup Sugar 2 Tbsp. Water 3 Tbsp. Cocoa 1 Tsp. Baking Powder (Aluminum-Free) Ingredients for Filling: 1 Can Cherry Pie Filling 3 Tbsp. Icing Sugar 500mL Organic Whipping Cream 1 Tsp. Vanilla Extract Directions: Cake: In a bowl, beat egg whites until ...

12 02, 2017

Are you Ready to Quit Smoking?

2017-02-12T11:47:10+00:00February 12th, 2017|Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Detox, Health|

One of your New Year’s Resolutions may have been to quit smoking. You may have already tried or are waiting for a better time. When you inhale cigarette smoke, nicotine speeds to your brain within seconds. This causes a release of dopamine, which causes happy and calm feelings. Since your body does not want this ...

10 02, 2017

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

2017-02-10T20:15:01+00:00February 10th, 2017|Gluten Free, Health, Recipes|

Moist Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing *I used carrots I dug out of my garden several months ago that I had been storing in the cold cellar. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups organic rice flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup ...

5 02, 2017

Easy Broccoli Soup

2017-02-05T16:49:34+00:00February 5th, 2017|Gluten Free, Health, Recipes, Weight Loss|

I found organic broccoli at the grocery store today so I decided to make a delicious healthy soup for my family. INGREDIENTS:  Fresh Organic Broccoli 1/2 Tsp. Sea Salt 1 Onion 1 Tbsp. Butter 1/4 Tsp. Freshly Ground Pepper 1/4 Cup Organic Cream Freshly grated Cheese of your choice   DIRECTIONS: Clean and wash broccoli and ...

31 01, 2017

Gluten Free Corn Flour Cake

2017-01-31T08:00:07+00:00January 31st, 2017|Gluten Free, Health, Recipes|

I dried some corn we grew last year and ground it into flour. I like the idea of having my own flour, as I know the corn was grown without any pesticides/fertilizers and there are no preservatives in it. This cake is a nice sweet treat!  Healthier than store bought cake with many preservatives.  You ...

3 01, 2017

15 Tips to Managing Allergies All Year Round

2017-01-03T08:00:50+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Health|

Seasonal allergies are one of the most common chronic health conditions, affecting 20% of Canadians. Allergies are a hypersensitivity immune response triggered by inhaling pollen, which is difficult to control. Common allergy symptoms include runny nose, sneezing, clogged sinuses, red, watery, itchy eyes and headaches. Sufferers react to trees from March to June, grasses from ...

27 12, 2016

Depression: Symptoms, Factors and Treatments

2016-12-27T08:00:31+00:00December 27th, 2016|Health|

Many of my patients have battled depression at some point in their lives. It is one of the most common chief complaints that I have treated in my practice over the past 10 years, with ages ranging between 12-60 years old. Depression can manifest in various different symptoms such as: - Sadness - Lack of ...

20 12, 2016

4 Tips to Reaching Your New Year’s Resolutions

2016-12-20T08:00:15+00:00December 20th, 2016|Health|

Many of us look to the new year as a clean slate. I often hear my patients say, “I will… as soon as January is here.” Well, it’s here. What are your plans for the new year ahead? What goals do you really want to keep for 2017? Common New Year’s resolutions that my patients ...

6 12, 2016

Does My Child have ADHD? And if so, What’s Next?

2016-12-06T08:00:38+00:00December 6th, 2016|Health|

The diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is done via thorough examination and assessments. There may be a genetic predisposition to the condition and boys are affected more often than girls. Children with ADHD have a greater susceptibility to developing anxiety, depression and addictions. Pharmaceutical prescriptions such as stimulants or antidepressants have side effects ...

29 11, 2016

10 Tips to Strengthening Your Immune System Naturally

2016-11-29T08:00:49+00:00November 29th, 2016|Health|

Boosting your immune system for the fall and winter seasons brings many new patients into my practice, as most people do not want to take drugs when they or their children come down with a cold virus. Some people choose to get a flu shot, but it does not guarantee protection from getting sick, nor ...

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