Posts Tagged: diet changes

Potassium Rich Food List, and why it’s so Important

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Many of your body’s systems rely on minerals for proper functioning, not the least of which is potassium; one of the key electrolytes in your body.  Along with another electrolyte, sodium, potassium plays a vital role in the regulation of fluid levels in the body.  This maintenance of electrolyte balance manages blood pressure and proper… Read more »

Massage Therapy for Seniors

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The elderly population has specific needs that massage therapy can address by involving active or passive movement of the joints and muscles to relieve pain, increase blood flow, and increase range of motion.  A Vancouver Registered Massage Therapist will employ techniques to manipulate the soft tissues of the body to achieve these goals.  This approach… Read more »

WINTER SUPERFOODS, Here’s the List…

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What makes superfood super?  Superfoods are foods that are known for being incredibly healthy because they’re packed with antioxidents, vitamins, and nutrients.  Antioxidents are widely regarded to yield cancer-battling abilities, plus the ability to reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and help shield you from various diseases.  Add superfoods to your diet and reap the rewards… Read more »

Benefits of Prenatal Massage

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What is prenatal massage? Prenatal massage has many of the same goals as regular massage therapy – To improve circulation and mobility, ease pain and soreness, relax tense or strained muscles, and as well of course; simply make you feel better.  In the case of massage during pregnancy, studies are showing that it can reduce… Read more »