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What is Acupuncture and How Can It Improve My Health?

Posted on: February 28th, 2017 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  Today, Acupuncture is one of the most popular practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in the West. TCM is a complementary health approach that first originated in ancient China more than 2,500 years ago and has been evolving ever since. Acupuncture improves the body’s functions and promotes the natural self-healing process by stimulating specific anatomic […]

What does being healthy mean to you?

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  Is it an hour a day at the gym?  Eating salad with your dinner?  Being a week-end warrior (insert sport)?  Is it simply not being sick?   Did you know that 1 hour at the gym in a 24 hour period only translates to being active 4% of your day?  4%.  That’s it.  So […]

Will you be heathier, or sicker, one year from now?

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 by Kingsway Health No Comments

We have all made our resolutions for the year… what did yours include? Better eating? Improved health? Exercise?  Where are you right now with your goals? The first step is always the hardest!   We don’t like change, in fact we resist it as our old habits take over.  But it’s amazing how a little change […]

SPOTLIGHT – Sharyn Nasmith, Certified Holistic Nutritionist

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  We always are the ones asking the questions, so sometimes we like to turn it around for a little Q & A with the Practitioners. Meet Sharyn… What motivated you to become a holistic nutritionist? I was initially drawn to holistic nutrition after battling some of my own health issues and finding that the […]

Movement and Alignment for Health

Posted on: July 8th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Movement and Alignment for Health  I had the pleasure of presenting at Mystic Pointe Yoga after their Community Yoga Class.  Here are the highlights of that presentation.  If you’re looking for a great studio in the neighbourhood you should definitely check them out at http://mysticpointeyoga.com/ Now back to the highlights: Your body is amazing…  Almost too […]

Why is Postural Alignment Important?

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by Kingsway Health 1 Comment

WHY IS POSTURAL ALIGNMENT IMPORTANT? What are the long term side effects of bad posture? Shawn Henderson, D.C.   Outside of not looking healthy, poor posture has several significant health implications.  First of all it is important to realize that gravity works against us all our life and the earlier we begin to get into […]

Natural Ways to Improve Your Fertility

Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Natural Ways to Improve Your Fertility By Dr. Lesley D’Souza, ND     Making a baby seems quite simple.  Sperm meets egg, cells divide creating a mini human, wait nine months and voila…baby is born!  For many couples, this is a natural process that takes place without any roadblocks.  However, sometimes it doesn’t work out […]

Pamper your Feet with Proper Footwear

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Pamper Your Feet with Proper Footwear   Qualities a Shoe should have for a Pronator? Ideally, for a person who over-pronates (arch falls inward) choose a shoe that has: Laces Closed backs A strong support around the heel A dense mid-sole Less than 12 months of wear Can fit custom orthotics. Qualities a Shoe should […]

6 Ways to Boost Metabolism and Weight Loss

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

6 Ways to Boost Metabolism and Weight Loss By: Dr. Lesley D’Souza, ND   After all the holiday treats and over eating I’m sure we all feel like we could lose a little weight! Here are some ways to help boost your metabolism and kick start your weight loss journey. Increase protein intake:  Metabolism is […]

Flat Feet – When to see a Foot Specialist

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Flat Feet – When to see a Foot Specialist By: Gavin Badyal Just because you have flat does not necessarily mean you need a medical intervention to correct them, sometimes a child or even an adult will have low arches and have no associated symptoms Usually flat feet are a common contributing factor to secondary […]