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Toronto Chiropractor: 738 Spadina Ave, Ste. 206

Toronto, ON, M5S 2J8

416.967.4466

We Can’t Let Fear Win

2020-08-18T21:38:28-04:00

Here’s an interesting fact for you. Did you know that multiple studies show gastrointestinal (GI) issues are one of the hallmarks of autism? In 2012, researchers at the National Institute of Health noted that 92% of children with autism show GI distress.  The CDC estimates that children with autism are 3.5 times more likely to suffer chronic constipation or diarrhea. It’s been proposed that the link is due to pathogenic gut bacteria. These tend to overgrow (and overpower) the good gut bacteria. In one study, UWO researcher Dr.MacFabe was able to produce autism-like symptoms in rats by injecting them with a fatty acid produced [...]

We Can’t Let Fear Win2020-08-18T21:38:28-04:00

5 Delicious Foods To Eat For A Stronger Immune System

2020-07-21T18:15:50-04:00

Continuing our theme of the last few weeks, here are more simple actions you can take right now to support your body’s natural immune response. Today, we turn to nutrition.  One of the most crucial ways to take control of your health is through your diet. With that in mind, here are 5 tasty examples of how to do just that: Citrus Fruits. Not only are these colorful beauties yummy, but they’re some of nature’s best sources of vitamin C.  Well-known for its protectant effect against colds and flus, it’s also a powerful antioxidant that’s been shown by research to help your body’s [...]

5 Delicious Foods To Eat For A Stronger Immune System2020-07-21T18:15:50-04:00

Simple Tip To Avoid The “Quarantine 15” (And Lower Anxiety)

2020-05-05T14:04:28-04:00

Ever heard of “the freshman 15”? It’s an expression about how students typically gain weight in their first year of University. Well, the 2020 equivalent is “the quarantine15”. With gyms shuttered, home baking on the rise, and most of us reaching for a bit of comfort food during these stressful times, fifteen pounds of weight gain in a few months isn’t that far-fetched! Listen, we all know we’re better off to eat less and to eat healthy.  And there’s no shortage of advice circulating right now for how to do just that.  But with everything going on, I think you could be forgiven [...]

Simple Tip To Avoid The “Quarantine 15” (And Lower Anxiety)2020-05-05T14:04:28-04:00

5 Reasons To Take A Break From Alcohol

2020-02-04T13:26:08-05:00

“Good actions give strength to ourselves, and inspire good actions in others.” -- Samuel Smiles   You may not know this. But many people are participating in a campaign called Dry Feb this month. Check it out here: https://www.dryfeb.ca/about The short version is you agree to give up alcohol for the month of February to help raise funds for cancer research.  What a great idea.  Do something for your health and contribute to a cause while you’re at it! It’s win-win. Any type or amount of alcohol increases your cancer risk. According to the website, in 2017, an estimated 8,000 cancers [...]

5 Reasons To Take A Break From Alcohol2020-02-04T13:26:08-05:00

How would YOU help these people?

2019-11-05T12:37:39-05:00

Take a minute and look at the picture below.                 Now let me ask you a question: How would you help these people? The man covering his ears probably can’t hear that well, would you give him a hearing aid? Should the woman in the middle get glasses? What about the man on the right?  A microphone?  Maybe some meds? What drugs would you prescribe for these folks to help them hear, see and speak? You’re right. These are ridiculous suggestions to fix obvious problems. If they’d just remove the interference (i.e. their hands [...]

How would YOU help these people?2019-11-05T12:37:39-05:00

Drink this to boost energy, look younger, and get smarter

2019-06-04T22:02:36-04:00

If you're sometimes guilty of snacking when you don't need to, this natural appetite suppressant will help you curb your cravings. But that's not all... It can also: *Improve your energy *Increase your mental performance *Remove harmful toxins from your body *Develop healthier, younger looking skin *Reduce headaches and dizziness *Improve digestion By now you're thinking “what is it, and where can I get me some”?!!  The “magic elixir” you can (and must) drink for all of these health benefits is none other than good ‘ol H20!   Water gives you electrolytes, which contain charged ions that help the flow of [...]

Drink this to boost energy, look younger, and get smarter2019-06-04T22:02:36-04:00

4 Anti-Inflammatory Food Swaps

2019-05-21T15:17:53-04:00

Did you know that food allergies, digestive issues, and other inflammatory conditions can prevent you from burning fat and achieving the kind of health you want? Do you ever experience any of the following? *Difficulty falling asleep or sleep poorly *Hard time concentrating at points during the day *Achy joints *Sluggish energy *Seems hard to lose weight All could be symptoms of persistent inflammation.  And they are signs your immune system is reacting to a stressor.  Or it could be caused by a cocktail of emotional stress, medications, environmental pollutants, inadequate sleep or nutrition, and dehydration. One book I highly recommend [...]

4 Anti-Inflammatory Food Swaps2019-05-21T15:17:53-04:00

4 Anti-Inflammatory Food Swaps

2019-03-21T15:05:45-04:00

Did you know that food allergies, digestive issues, and other inflammatory conditions can prevent you from burning fat and achieving the kind of health you want?   Do you ever experience any of the following? *Difficulty falling asleep or sleep poorly *Hard time concentrating at points during the day *Achy joints *Sluggish energy *Seems hard to lose weight   All could be symptoms of persistent inflammation.  And they are signs your immune system is reacting to a stressor.  Or it could be caused by a cocktail of emotional stress, medications, environmental pollutants, inadequate sleep or nutrition, and dehydration. One book I [...]

4 Anti-Inflammatory Food Swaps2019-03-21T15:05:45-04:00

How Sugar Impacts your Overall Health

2018-12-06T08:38:23-05:00

Have you ever thought about what sugar is doing to your health? Everyone likes the occasional sweet indulgence, but excess sugar can have an impact on your overall health. In addition to weight gain, you could experience tooth decay, an imbalance in your blood sugar levels, inflammation, and much more. With North Americans consuming around 22 teaspoons of sugar each day and even more by children, it’s more important than ever to get our sugar intake in check. Take a look at how sugar impacts your health and how to regain control. The effect of sugar in your bloodstream It’s important to [...]

How Sugar Impacts your Overall Health2018-12-06T08:38:23-05:00

Can you Really Keep Sugar Cravings at Bay?

2018-06-27T16:55:19-04:00

It may seem impossible to keep your sugar cravings under control, but it turns out there are methods to control that sweet tooth. You’ll often see sugar cravings in women over men, in those with a health issue that’s increasing the cravings, or those that don’t have enough sleep or energy. It’s also so easy to access with our grocery store shelves being stocked with easy-to-grab sweet treats that are much quicker than preparing a healthy snack. If you want to keep the sugar cravings at bay, take a look at the “why” behind cravings and methods to control this going [...]

Can you Really Keep Sugar Cravings at Bay?2018-06-27T16:55:19-04:00
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