Aspire Health Blog

Liver Scan – New Test at Aspire

Aspire Health is pleased to announce the introduction of Fibroscan testing to our clinic. We are the first Naturopathic Clinic to provide this invaluable testing for our patients.   What is it? Fibroscan is a specialized ultrasound machine for your liver. It is a non-invasive test that measures liver health. It measures fibrosis (scarring) and

Halloween Treat – Brownie in a Mug

1 Min Low Carb Brownie in a Mug by: Linda Heredia, Holistic Nutritionist   At this time of year I am really craaaaving chocolate! But I didn’t want to make a whole batch of keto brownies or healthier treats so I experimented with this 1 Minute Low Carb Brownie in a Mug – single serving

Healthy Halloween Treats

  Trick or treat! Looking for a healthy alternative to the sugar-filled Halloween candies out there? Well, you’re in luck! Rather than ignoring Halloween candy all-together, we put together a list of healthier options that children can still enjoy! Here are Dr. Erin’s top 5 healthy alternatives to Halloween candy (that kids actually like!).  

Sweet Potato Protein Muffin

   Sweet Potato Protein Muffins  by: Linda Heredia, Registered Holistic Nutritionist These muffins are great for anyone from your toddler to athlete. NO Flour, NO Dairy, NO Added Sugar. And like all my other recipes – SIMPLE! INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup cooked mashed sweet potato 2 medium banana 2 large eggs 2/3 cup all natural peanut

2018 Back to School Must-Have Guide

Don’t let this years back to school rush stress you out! We know that planning for September can commence as early as late July, early August. Feeling like you didn’t have time to get organized this year? Don’t fret, Dr. Erin’s got you covered! She put together a back to school must-have guide to help

What is Thermography?

Thermography is a tool used to examine areas of interest in the body. Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging (DITI) is a non-invasive procedure used to aid in the detection, prognosis and monitoring of conditions and therapies. Thermography is not just a test suited for breast evaluation. Thermography has clinical indication for a variety of health concerns

5 Signs You are Dehydrated after Your Hot Yoga Class

Want to know if you are dehydrated after your hot yoga class? Read on!   #1: You get cramps. Ever notice your legs seize up during or after your hot yoga class? Exercising in the heat with inadequate fluid replacement can lead to reduced blood flow to your muscles and ultimately, cramping. The hotter you

What is a Food Sensitivity Test?

Food sensitivity is not a disease. However, it may play a role in causing disease or worsening certain symptoms. A protein called zonulin regulates the permeability of the connection between cells in the digestive tract. Zonulin is up-regulated by gluten and pathogenic bacteria, leading to increased intestinal permeability; also called “leaky gut” [1]. With increased

6 Reasons You Might Have SIBO

Generally when a patients comes to see me for digestive reasons, I consider the SIBO test. Specifically, many of those with stomach troubles like gas, bloating and abdominal pain have already tried taking probiotics to address symptoms. 9 times out of 10 a probiotic can help dramatically! However, there are situations where taking a probiotic doesn’t

Spring in your step!

Want more Spring in your step this season? Well, read on! Here are my top 5 tips on how to do this adapted from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) traditions.   Eat your greens (and not the light green iceburg lettuce kind). Spring is fueled by the energy of the Liver. This is the time when many

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