Guelph Chiropractic & Healthy Lifestyle Blog

When it comes to being healthy, do you want to be in the top 1%? We’re always looking for new ways to help Guelphites, athletes and families optimize their health and performance naturally.

From new tips for your healthy lifestyle, to nutrition and chiropractic news – you’ll find all of our latest discoveries right here.

Calm down…Why supplement with Magnesium? - Health Canada says nearly half of all Canadians are deficient in magnesium, which can lead to symptoms such as restless legs, muscle cramps, migraines, fatigue, anxiety and insomnia, to name a few. According to examine.com: Magnesium is an essential dietary mineral, and the second most prevalent electrolyte in the human body. Magnesium deficiencies are common […]
Updates on the top benefits of the sunshine vitamin (D3) and video - Do you get sick often, feel depressed or anxious, have high blood pressure, or restless sleep?  These are all possible signs or symptoms of vitamin D deficiency.  I will provide updates on the top benefits of the sunshine vitamin (D3) and video below. Classically, vitamin D3 or the sunshine vitamin is known for its ability […]
What is your chronotype? Easy tips for falling and staying asleep - As the years progress, the importance of sleep has become increasingly more evident.  Having been a chronic ‘undersleeper’ for most of my adult life, I keep realizing that this an area I have to continue to revisit and get ‘back on track’.  With the advent of sleep tracking devices, we are learning more about the […]
6 Ways to Build Healthy Superkids - Virtually every parent wants their child to be healthy and happy.  Creating certain behaviors and habits early on can lead the path to health and longevity and can be one of the greatest gifts we can provide our kids.  Here are 6 ways to build healthy superkids.  *A little secret is that these habit and […]
Natural ‘spicy’ options for controlling inflammation - Curcumin is an important chemical and one of the most well-studied bioactive ingredients found in Turmeric. The Turmeric plant grows in India and Indonesia it produces the yellow-pigmented curry spice we know as Turmeric. Turmeric if you’ve ever seen or used it fresh, looks very similar to ginger — except orange on the inside and […]
Movement is medicine for babies, children, and adults Movement is Medicine - “Motion is life.” – Hippocrates “It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” – Socrates These quotes are a powerful indication that even before science was able to study the body in depth, it was a well-recognized fact of life that […]
Kids dressed up for a healthy Halloween tricking or treating Healthy Options for Hallowe’en - The fall season is a big transition for many from the more relaxed summer months. Many families are back in the swing of a more intensive and often overscheduled life, involving school, fall or winter sports, and other activities. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Fall Rural Romp, or apple picking can be great activities to carve out some […]
fasting, intermittent fasting, IF What is Intermittent Fasting? - As a self-experimenter, approximately five years ago,  I started putting my body in a state of nutritional ketosis using a ‘keto diet‘. This is when I was using intermittent fasting (IF) consistently. I am still using intermittent fasting and you can check this out to have a better idea of what I am currently eating here.  […]
Man holding lower back in need of back adjustment 3 Simple Steps to Avoid Back Pain - Would you like to avoid back pain? Did you know that 80% of the adult population in Canada will experience low back pain in their lifetime? If you implement these three simple steps you will limit and prevent back pain as part of your life. Don’t hesitate to chat with myself or your chiropractor if […]
keto Why Do You Eat So Much Fat? The ‘Skinny’ on the Keto Diet - I had been toying around with nutritional ketosis for 2 years when I started to understand the major health consequences of a high sugar and carbohydrate diet as an endurance athlete. Understanding the role of insulin metabolism and the dietary carbohydrates (breads and pastas were the cornerstone of my ‘carb-loading’ diet as a runner), not saturated fat, drive the increase in insulin production and inflammation that are central to every chronic disease seen in the western world.
Natural Headache Remedies Headaches-Top 4 Natural Solutions - Headaches are one of the most common forms of pain. There are various forms of headaches with tension headaches being the most common. Tension headaches are due to tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw. They are often related to stress, depression or anxiety. You are more likely to get tension headaches if […]
Two girls enjoy playing in nature - Vitamin N Why Vitamin N is the Key to Health and Longevity - The great outdoors… Hmm, sounds great but I am too busy to get out there.  I think I’ll hop on the treadmill for a few minutes. Think again.