Mashed Sweet Potato Bake

This recipe is a go-to side dish for me, it’s just so delicious. It obviously contains a lot of starch and some sugar, so it might not be something you want to have every day, but it’s a must once in a while! Enjoy. Ingredients 1.5 pounds organic sweet potatoes …Read more  »

The Problem with Superfoods

Superfoods are all the rage.  The top 5, 7, 10 or even 25 lists herald the next greatest superfood that is an absolute must for your diet. The Macmillan Dictionary defines it as,  “a food that is considered to be beneficial to your health and that may even help some …Read more  »

Prevent Your Desk Job From Killing You

It is probably obvious to most of us that sitting all day is not the best thing for your health, but is it killing you?  Seem a bit drastic?  There are studies linking sitting to: decrease life-expectancy diabetes, obesity some types of cancer This CNN article is a reasonable summary …Read more  »

What Supplements Should I Take?

This is a very common question and I think one that is worth some consideration. Walk in to any health food store, or go online, and there are literally thousands of different supplements. It is difficult to know where to start and what to spend your time and money on.  …Read more  »

Chiropractic and the Brain?

Do Chiropractic Adjustments Affect Your Brain? Traditionally, Chiropractic has held the belief that adjusting joints in the body, particularly the spine has an affect of overall physiology.  This was an extremely bold and controversial stance 100 years ago, and until recently not a lot had changed.  A typical explanation, mediocre …Read more  »

“Paleo” Granola

This is a family favorite for sure, and almost impossible to keep in the house for very long.  We eat it for breakfast sometimes but more often as a snack. I have tried quite a few grain free granolas but this one is my favorite.  It is super simple to …Read more  »

Is It a Muscle or Joint

  I get this question almost daily in the office.  The answer?  Both. Hilton’s law says that the muscles that cross a joint AND the joint are supplied by the same nerve.  This nerve supply provides proprioceptive (position and movement) and pain sensory information from the muscles and joints to …Read more  »

Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

This recipe for Zucchini Lasagna is grain and dairy free (other than a sprinkle of feta) and courtesy of my Mom, Kathy. It is relatively simple to prepare and is delicious. Ingredients 3 medium zucchini 2 lb of grass fed and finished ground beef or bison 4 cloves of garlic- …Read more  »

Healthy Breakfast Smoothie

Breakfast Smoothie This is how we start our day in my family. Even the wee ginger baby likes it. Many smoothie or even green smoothie recipes are loaded with fruit and fruit juice, which although nutrient rich, are also high in sugar and glycemic load. This offers a nutrient dense, …Read more  »

What is the Difference between a Chiropractor and Physical Therapist?

What is the Difference between a Chiropractor and Physical Therapist? In Canada Chiropractors and Physical Therapists have very similar scopes of practice. They can both use almost all of the same treatment techniques if they choose to learn them. Common things will include Spinal Manipulation, Exercise, Acupuncture, Various soft tissue …Read more  »