Top 5 Eco Friendly Lunch Tips

Top 5 Eco Friendly Lunch Tips

As the amount of plastic showing up in our environment becomes an increasing concern, it is the small things that we can do to help prevent more damage to our beautiful planet. It’s not only our children who need to pack lunches, but many of us in the working community ..Continue Reading

May’s Culinary Workshop – Fiber

May’s Culinary Workshop – Fiber

Fiber is a plant-based nutrient that when consumed, can help control hunger, lower cholesterol, lower your risk of diabetes, and maintain digestive health which supports detoxification pathways. Fiber can be found in nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables so there will be no steak on this menu! Join Holistic Nutritionist and ..Continue Reading

Top 10 ways to Spring Clean our Life

Top 10 ways to Spring Clean our Life

As we enter the Spring season we start to clean up. Here are our top 10 tips to assist with cleaning our lives: Slay the Sugar Dragon. Starting in October we participate in many celebrations that seem to involve decadent sugary treats from Thanksgiving to Easter. Spring is a great ..Continue Reading

We’ll Be Your Coach

We’ll Be Your Coach

This month let’s focus on bringing in the new year and how our team of professionals can assist you with making 2018 the most successful year ever. With the start of a new year, it is natural to be desirous of making new changes.  The research indicates that 80% of ..Continue Reading

Holiday Bill of Rights

Holiday Bill of Rights

What if peace on earth could begin at the dinner table? Imagine experiencing an inner peace, free from worrying about what to eat.  It is difficult to enjoy the holidays when you are preoccupied with eating or concerned about what to say to friends and family who make it a ..Continue Reading

Foods Can Help Reduce Inflammation

Foods Can Help Reduce Inflammation

Arthritis is a degenerative condition that is characterized by inflammation and sometimes derangement of the joints. It can be both painful and debilitating.  The classification includes commonly known conditions such as Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis, but is also used to classify conditions such as Gout, Lupus, and Fibromyalgia. Inflammation is ..Continue Reading

Self-Care the Lavallee Way

Self-Care the Lavallee Way

Each year July 24 is recognized as International Self-Care Day (ISD). This is a worldwide campaign designed to bring awareness to the importance of self-care and to encourage the general public to practice responsible self-care 24 hours a day seven days a week. At the Lavallee Health Centre, we understand ..Continue Reading

Brain Hacking to Move Better: Coach Patricia & Balance Program Fitness

Brain Hacking to Move Better: Coach Patricia & Balance Program Fitness

Using the Brain to Fix the Body We partnered with Patricia Careau, owner of L.E.A.P High Performance School of Fitness to facilitate the movement requirements of our Balance Program. It is Patricia’s unique approach to physical fitness that make her a natural fit for our holistic wellness programming. Patricia Careau ..Continue Reading

Take Control of Your Menopausal Weight

Take Control of Your Menopausal Weight

In honour of Women’s Health Month we’re aiming to shed some light on how menopause can contribute to abdominal weight gain. Although we cannot prevent the onset of menopause nor the side effects that come with it, we can take positive control over how things play out. Most of us ..Continue Reading

Helping Youth Cope With Mental Illness

Helping Youth Cope With Mental Illness

May 7, 2017 is National Child and Youth Mental Health Day, and this year we’re challenging you to connect with youth in our community. Currently 15% of Canadian youth are facing mental health challenges. That number significantly increases when we look at how this crisis impacts the family unit and ..Continue Reading