3 Better Burgers for Labour Day BBQs!

Image: Nik MacMillan

Image: Nik MacMillan

This weekend may be our last real chance to fire up the grill and have a proper BBQ, and I highly encourage all of you to get outside and enjoy it.

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On August 22, 2017, posted in: Holiday Wellness , Nutrition , Recipes

4 Back-to-School Supplements for your Kids

Image: Aaron Burden on Unsplash

Image: Aaron Burden on Unsplash

It may seem a bit strange to give your child dietary supplements; kids are, by nature, pretty healthy little humans.

That being said, we live in a world infinitely more stressful, chaotic and stimulus-riddled than the one we grew up in; as a result kids experience stress-related health issues far more often than previous generations.

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On August 22, 2017, posted in: Blog , Digestive issues , Immune System , Pediatrics , Stress Management

4 Ways to Manage your Child's Screen Time

ImageK Kelly Sikkema

ImageK Kelly Sikkema

There’s been quite a bit of back-and-forth in scientific research (not to mention mass media) about children’s exposure to screens in the last decade, as the use of devices has become more and more prevalent.

The long and short of today situation, however, is that the average of seven hours a day children in North America spend on screens is not healthy. 

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On August 18, 2017, posted in: Blog , Brain Health , Pediatrics

Want Happier, Healthier Kids? Start in the Kitchen

Image: Ben White from Unsplash

Image: Ben White from Unsplash

Now that it’s August your thoughts may have started to turn from weekends at the beach, to hectic early mornings before school.

As we start the march towards September, you may have plans to improve your kids’ health by making them healthy lunches, being more active as a family, or even introducing some larger changes like cutting out sugar.
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On August 10, 2017, posted in: Blog , Nutrition , Recipes

What Self Care Really Means, Parts 3 & 4: The Heart & The Spirit

Image: Jon Asato

Image: Jon Asato

Did you know July 24 was International Self Care Day? In honour of the fine art of self care, I’m sharing my top tips for each area of your health you should pay attention to when looking after yourself.

If you haven’t already, check out Part 1 – The Body, and Part 2 – The Mind before you read more below.

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On July 24, 2017, posted in: Blog , Mental Health , Stress Management