The Gluten Free Diet: Why it Might Not be Helping You

May 26, 2015 2:34 pm
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I have lost count of the number of clients at Ottawa Holistic Wellness that I have advised to go on a gluten free diet because I determined it would help their symptoms. For the vast majority, it was a positive experience. Their long-term chronic symptoms disappeared. For the minority, the […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Mark Tewksbury

May 21, 2015 12:01 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Respecting Hormonal Balance

May 20, 2015 10:05 am
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Hormone balance. It seems like a simple concept, but we need to respect that these tiny chemical messengers are anything but simple. Our body has dozens of hormones, all of which play a very important part of our normal daily functioning. They engage in complex interactions with each other to […]

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The Competitive Mind: Your Brain On Poker

May 15, 2015 3:56 pm
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Ever wonder how your brain works when you’re playing a competitive game? In 2014, Bwin asked that question and began researching your brain on poker, analyzing the different levels of brain activity between a beginner and an expert poker player. How did it work? Researchers observed 6 players (2 beginners, […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Peter Reid

May 14, 2015 1:34 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Ted Lindsay

May 7, 2015 2:53 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Using Mental Rehearsal to Bring Your Sports Game to the Next Level

May 5, 2015 12:08 pm
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Every athlete, from the beginner to the professional, can benefit from using mental rehearsal to improve their game. This holds true for athletes and competitors in every sport arena including the weekend warriors or duffers, to the skilled martial artist, dancer, bowler, dart player, hockey and / or soccer player. […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Ian Millar

April 30, 2015 3:00 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Do We Really Need to Stretch?

April 28, 2015 2:08 pm
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We are all guilty of skipping our stretches now and then. But how important are they anyway? Stretching not only improves flexibility, it can be a tool to help keep your muscles healthy. When we stretch, we move our joints in full ranges of motion, which helps loosen up the […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: George Chuvalo

April 23, 2015 1:47 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Bev Boys

April 16, 2015 2:24 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Bring on the Needles for Stress Management

April 14, 2015 3:02 pm
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When it comes to finding the balance between work, home, family and personal obligations, feeling overwhelmed, stressed and anxious is unfortunately common. So much to do, so little time! While some stress is a normal part of a life, in excess it can impair productivity and, more importantly, affect our […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Marnie McBean

April 9, 2015 2:00 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Wheelhouse Cycle: A Fresh Twist on Fitness

April 8, 2015 2:08 pm
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Half-workout, half-dance party, Wheelhouse Cycle is bringing something fresh to Ottawa’s fitness scene. The brand new cycling studio, located on Wellington Street West in the heart of Westboro, offers an upbeat cycling workout that can’t be found elsewhere in the city. Passionate about making fitness fun, co-owners Nadine Hogan and […]

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The Beauty of Vitamin C

April 7, 2015 1:55 pm
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I recently discovered Nip/Tuck on Netflix! Aside from the very dramatic life stories of two plastic surgeons, I found myself fascinated by the insane amount of cosmetic surgery depicted in each episode. Women over 40 requesting facelifts for a more youthful appearance made sense: cosmetic plastic surgery can reduce signs […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Ike Hildebrand

April 2, 2015 2:00 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Senators Must Remember Lehner is the Goaltender of the Future

April 1, 2015 11:59 am
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Photo courtesy Losangeles.cbslocal.com Andrew Hammond’s stellar play between the pipes has injected life into the Ottawa Senators’ playoff hopes, but it’s important the organization remembers that Robin Lehner is their man moving forward. Not Hammond, nor Craig Anderson. At the time of writing this article, “The Hamburglar” has a sterling […]

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