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Sleep Hygiene – Sleep.. What?

When I ask my clients "have you heard of sleep hygiene?", to this day not one person has answered "yes". I often get a range of responses from "does that mean you have a shower before you go to bed?" to "I wash my sheets every week". Sleep hygiene is defined as "habits and practices that are conducive to sleeping well on a regular basis". I care about the sleep…
Kristin Brown
October 17, 2015
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Hormones, Chemicals, and Weight

We hear it said all of the time "eat less, exercise more" to lose weight. If it were that simple, why would 1 in 4 Canadians be considered 'obese'?  Hormones have a significant impact on our appetite and, as a result, how much food we consume in a day. Three of the hormones and chemicals that play a important role in what, when, and how much we eat are: Leptin Leptin is a…
Kristin Brown
October 17, 2015