Vive Blog

Jul 30

Eating Healthy Fish AND Avoiding Mercury

Many people love to eat fish – for both the taste and healthy fats – but struggle with the fact that fish are a source of harmful mercury, a toxic heavy metal. Fortunately, empowered with a little bit of knowledge, we can learn how to avoid much of the mercury while continuing to enjoy fish […]

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  • Eating Organic

    13 June 2014

    Recently the Environmental Working Group published its 2011 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. On behalf of Vive Integrative Health Group and environmental medicine

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  • The Ravages of Mercury

    02 May 2014

    In the past few years, researchers have been looking at the mercury levels of Canadians. From average urban city dwellers to tar sands workers, our mercury levels can be very hig

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  • Sports Performance & Food Sensitivities

    24 April 2014

    Dr. Patti and I are tennis fans! We play as much as we can, there are courts all around Calgary, but we also love watching the Grand Slam tournaments on television (we have even

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  • The Hidden Dangers Lurking In Your Cosmetics

    17 April 2014

    This is not the first and certainly will not be the last time that we discuss the dangers of commonplace cosmetics, skin creams and other body care products. There is no harm in

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  • Controversy: Flax Seeds and their role in Cancer Prevention

    24 March 2014

    When we ask our patients if they use flax seeds in their diet, most will say “YES, I have been using ground up flax seeds for years!” Most often people eat them for their fib

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  • 23 and Half Hours

    05 March 2014

    This is the title of a great animated video posted online about a month ago by a medical doctor in Toronto. The title refers to the maximum amount of time we should be allowing o

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1889 45th Street NW
Calgary
AB
T3B 4S7
Canada