Archive for the ‘Healthy Living’ Category

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 […]

Foods that Detox the Body

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Foods that Detox the Body By Dr. Lesley D’Souza, ND   So last month we talked about the benefits of detox and how simple it can be to start.  Cleaning up the diet is essential to any detox program as well as incorporating certain foods to aid in the detoxification process.  Here are some of […]

How to Control Food Cravings

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

How to Control Food Cravings By: Lesley D’Souza, ND What Causes Cravings? When our blood sugar levels are imbalanced, we get cravings. Different foods will alter our blood sugar levels at different rates. Certain foods can cause our blood sugar levels to spike and subsequently fall, leaving us feeling tired, hungry, and craving carbohydrates and […]

res·o·lu·tion

Posted on: January 2nd, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

It’s that time of the year… the New Year’s Resolution. Another year, another list. Which got me thinking… are we truly resolving anything when we decide to lose 15 pounds, exercise more, quit smoking, etc? When we make these lists of resolutions or goals for the coming year we are looking at the end point, […]

Another Year of Health

Posted on: December 28th, 2013 by Kingsway Health No Comments

2013 was a great year at Kingsway Health by the Lake. So many of our patients made such positive changes towards a healthier lifestyle, and we loved being there for every step. As the year comes to a close we want to thank you for choosing our clinic to help you reach your health goals. […]