DNHC Blog

Avoiding the Freshman 15!

For many university bound students weight gain during their first year is a huge fear, but fear not! Most studies have shown that not all university students gain weight their first year, only about half do, and of those that do, most only gain between 2.5 and 3.5 pounds. Having

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Beating the Back to School Blues

Back to school can be such an exciting time if you take the time to prepare your child, and to start routines prior to the first day of school, but even if you don’t, it doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are some tips for a successful transition:   1.

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Massage therapy for neck and shoulder pain

As a Registered Massage Therapist, neck and shoulder pain is a common complaint that patients present with.

Common causes of neck and shoulder pain are: strained muscles (from over use or improper use), repetitive strain injuries, whiplash, poor posture, computer use, sports injuries, chronic tension, stress and illness.

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Spring has sprung and so has allergy season!

Excited that the nice weather is here, but terrified about your spring time allergies? You are not alone! Millions of Canadians suffer from the annoying itchy watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing and fatigue that accompany seasonal allergies. As naturopathic doctors, this is something we see quite frequently in practice. Patients

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Stove top Tandoori Chicken

This is a really easy to make chicken recipe and super yummy!  Enjoy it over rice, quinoa or stir-fried veggies. Ingredients: For the chicken: 1 kg of chicken breast cut into palm sized pieced 4 cups vegetable or chicken stock 1 onion finely chopped 2 garlic cloves minced pinch of

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5 simple tips to help you get moving

By: Kevin Chapman Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Elite Training Systems and Holistic Nutritionist Let’s face it, humans are meant to move and move often. I still see far too many people both young and old who make the conscious decision to be sedentary. Most often it’s a lack

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Road to 100 Challenge 2016: Commit, Challenge, Change

By: Kevin Chapman, Coach at Elite Training Systems Three years ago this January, Elite Training Systems (ETS) piloted the first annual Road to 100 Challenge. When this challenge was created the intent was to push our adult clientele outside of their comfort zone to produce positive and sustainable change within

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