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How to find the right Osteopathic Practitioner

It’s hard when you are sourcing out a health care specialist, especially when it may be a new discipline that you haven’t tried, like Osteopathy. Here are my top 5 questions to ask a potential therapist to ensure you have enough information to make an informed decision.  This decision could mean getting you back to […]

Acidity Versus Alkaline

As Live Blood technicians we often see patients/clients that are more acidic rather than alkaline. The goal for a healthy body is to keep your body’s PH level as close to 7.4 as possible. Your body and blood have a PH of 7.35 to 7.45, slightly alkaline. It is a continued fight for your body’s […]

Feeling Blue?

The shorter and dreary days along with the colder weather of winter and lack of sunlight can make anyone feel down.   Keeping yourself cooped up during winter can also leave you feeling melancholy, irritable, or tired. For quite a few of us, its tough to function during the winter months. If this sounds like […]

Feeling SAD a little too often?

For many of us, the holiday’s represent a time for family, friends, giving, laughter, serving and love. However, for many it is a reminder of what might be missing; of what could have been;  or missing loved ones who have passed; or feeling lonely. If you are feeling down this are not alone.  We […]

How to Stay Healthy Over the Holiday

The holiday season is going to be in full swing now with all the last minute shopping, crowded parking lots, wrapping presents and hosting lavish dinners. ‘T’is the season to be jolly’, they say, but with everything going on, it can also seem a lot more stressful. During times of high tension or anxiety, our […]

Got a Sweet Tooth?

Sugar Substitutes to Satisfy Your Cravings Holiday season is approaching fast and so are all the tempting goodies. The Christmas cookie exchange parties, holiday dinners and work social gatherings have begun and all the glory of baking (and eating) is in full motion! Every year we do so well by keeping our nutrition in check, […]

Green Smoothie Bowl

Recipe by Nindy Grewal, Nutritional Practitioner at Balance Point Health Centre. Ingredients: 1 cup of cold filtered water handful of berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries) – frozen or fresh huge handful of kale or spinach 1 scoop of whey or vegan protein 1 tsp of cinnamon 1 Tbsp of ground flax seeds 1 Tbsp of chia […]

Halloween Tricks or Treats?

It’s that time of year again….Halloween is here with all the ghouls and ghosts roaming our streets. I for one have always loved Halloween – dressing up and being any character my heart desires each year. Now my children have followed in my footsteps and they look forward to dressing up and trick or treating […]

Top 10 Ways to Use On Guard Essential Oil

On Guard is a ‘must have’ therapeutic grade essential oil blend for any home. It contains a mix of sweet orange essential oil, rosemary, clove, cinnamon and eucalyptus.  These essential oils work together to create a powerful and versatile infection-fighting and disinfectant blend.  Each ingredient in the blend possesses antibacterial properties and immune building characteristics that when layered […]

Top 5 Essential Oils and Snacks for Back to School

As parents, we spend a lot of thought, money and time in August on back packs, pencil cases, new clothes lunch bags and other supplies in an effort to feel prepared.  But did you ever stop and think about how you can start to prepare your child’s body for school? Our kids go from relaxed days at […]