DNHC Blog

Apple Berry Crumble

This recipe has saved me many nights when those dangerous sugar cravings come on.  I happened to have all the necessary ingredients (most of them are staples in my house) and so together we created probably the best fruit dessert I’ve had.  I have since then reproduced this recipe and

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Post-Workout Nutrition

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Whether you are a weekend warrior or fitness junkie, it is important to make sure that you are fuelled properly for your work out, game, or activity.   In order to get the most out of your workout, your body needs resources like carbohydrates, protein, certain

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Sport and Flexibility

The major benefits of massage are increased circulation, decreased pain and increased range of motion/ flexibility. While many clients only come for a massage once pain has already crept in, many forget the importance of flexibility especially when it comes to sports. Flexible muscles and a healthy range of motion

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What’s Rhodiola?

Rhodiola is an herb scientifically known as Rhodiola rosea or Sedum Rhodiola and more commonly known as golden root, rose root, and arctic root. It is a plant which is part of the Crassulaceae family and grows in the arctic regions of Europe, Asia, and Alaska. Rhodiola is known to

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In need of some Newborn Shots?

We had the pleasure of meeting Tara Graham a local photographer specializing in weddings and newborn sessions.  Tara has some of the cutest newborn shots I have ever seen!  Tara is professionally trained and has nearly 10 years experience. You can contact Tara or view more of her work here:

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Spring Clean Your Emotions

By: Erica Allingham, Biofeedback Practitioner Emotional detoxification is a process of healing and cleansing the mind and body. It is a chance to de-clutter one’s mind, and release any negative emotions or feelings. Most of us tend to carry a great amount of negativity within us without even realizing. Life

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DIY Deodorant Recipe

This recipe was shared with me by a dear friend.  It is a simple, and yes effective, deodorant recipe that will save you from all the harsh chemicals found in typical antiperspirants. Ingredients: Equal parts coconut oil, baking soda and corn starch add a few drops of your favorite essential oil if you

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How many toxins are you exposed to every morning?

I thought I would write about a daily routine that can often expose us to numerous toxins…Our morning routine!  Each morning we can be exposed to a significant amount of toxins from the cosmetic products we use, from our toothpastes, lotions, shaving creams, shampoos, make-up etc.  These chemicals find their way

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The Importance of Protein

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Although it seems like a simple concept, the role of protein in our bodies and as a nutrient is often misunderstood.  There is some debate today on whether North Americans consume too much or too little protein.  On one hand, we always hear that we

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What is PCOS?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, known as PCOS, is a condition in which the exact cause is not yet fully understood.  The symptoms include menstrual irregularities, where women often have very long menstrual cycles, lasting anywhere from 35 days up to several months.  Other symptoms include infertility, male pattern hair growth, acne,

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