By Dr. Shawna Darou, ND One thing that I’m very passionate about is preventative healthcare. There is so much we can do with nutrition, exercise, stress reduction, targeted supplements and understanding your personal risk factors. On a very basic level, something as simple as how you fill your grocery cart is part of preventative medicine. For example, one clear area where preventive care is often
By Dr. Shawna Darou, ND and Nicole McMurray, B.Sc, RMT For the average person, our bone mass peaks when we are in our 30’s, and then starts to decline from that point on. So, we wanted to share some things everyone can do to improve their bone health. When most of us think about improving bone density, we think of calcium and calcium rich foods.
By Dr. Shawna Darou, ND Here’s the quote that started me thinking and writing about this topic: “More physical activity, better diet, including fruit and vegetables, etc., we all know this, not smoking, not too much alcohol, that we will extend our healthy life expectancy already if we do that by around about 10 – 15 years. That’s massive. None of other drugs, for example,