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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Amazing Transformation Resulting from Yoga

Yoga is an ancient discipline that continues to be very popular.  While many engage in yoga for the overall benefits to the mind, body and soul, others have found it to be a highly effective form of rehabilitation.  In many cases, traditional rehabilitation exercises are not ideal for certain injuries or for certain individuals.  In some […]

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Tips to Avoid Overeating

Choose a specific place at home and work to do all of your eating.  Eat at the dinner table at home, and somewhere other than your work-station at work. Choose to only eat.  Make this a pure activity, so remove all distractions. Avoid reading, watching TV, working, etc. while eating. Replace high calorie convenience foods […]

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The Best Lunch

In a previous blog I discussed the importance of a good breakfast.  You might remember that a good breakfast includes high amounts of fibre to keep us full and to help to regulate the release of sugar into our bloodstream, vitamins and minerals to replenish those used by our body in our sleep, high water […]

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8 Quick Tips to Improve Your Nutrition

1)      Eat less fat.  Fat is most often found in packaged foods, oils, and high fat meats and dairy. 2)      If you want to feel alive, eat “live” foods.  This means eating as many whole foods as possible, such as fruits, vegetables and grains. 3)      Reduce or eliminate the ingestion of the flesh of animals.  […]

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Daily Vitamins

I believe the following vitamins are essential to support a healthy body, especially if we lead a busy and stressful life.  I am not convinced that high priced vitamins are worth the additional cost, so I buy most of my vitamins in bulk.  I pre-sort into a pill dispenser container to make it fast and […]

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Specialized Massage Therapy Techniques

Generally speaking, a massage is a very relaxing treatment involving hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, specifically, the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints for the purpose of optimizing health.  However, massage is much more than this.  There are many specialized techniques within the practice that address a variety of conditions. […]

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The Benefits of a Wholesome Breakfast

  I am often asked how I eat to feel full and feel alive.  Feeling full means fewer cravings throughout my day.  Feeling alive means having ample energy, mental focus and vitality. I follow a few simple principles. The first is to eat a filling and nutritious breakfast.  We have all been told that breakfast […]

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