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This Week at Yellow Gazebo – May 22, 2015

EWG’s new skin care guide is out! The new guide includes even more sunscreens, SPF-rated moisturizers and lip balms! See how your favorite products rate:http://www.ewg.org/2015sunscreen/

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Continuing with our diabetes theme, here’s a summary of the great posts we shared this last week:

Doable Diabetes Management by Dona Strumanis

Simple, effective treatments can make a major difference in diabetes management. Many of these are practical lifestyle habits that can result in successful control of different types of diabetes. Monitoring blood sugar, taking prescribed medication, eating a healthy diet, losing weight, and following a regular exercise program are just the beginning.This article features a number of tips to make diabetes more manageable:

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5 Surprising Symptoms of Diabetes by Karen Cicero

Not every case of type 2 diabetes presents with the obvious symptoms—unquenchable thirst, nonstop bathroom trips, and numbness in your hands or feet. Look out for these other subtle signs that something may be amiss with your blood sugar:

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Recipe of the week

Liver Detox Smoothie is extremely refreshing, it has a warming spiciness from the ginger, a sweetness from the beet and a sourness from the lemon. Liver Detox Smoothie is the perfect smoothie to help you recover from a night out on the town because it promotes the detoxification process in the body. Try this recipe (here) by our very own Holistic Nutritionist, Jesse Lane Schelew:

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Remember that we have lots of great natural health care services here at Yellow Gazebo, including acupuncture, massage therapy, physiotherapy, chiropractic, and naturopathy. And recently we even added facial aesthetics! Click here to book your next appointment.

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This Week at Yellow Gazebo – May 7th 2015

It’s May!! This month our theme is Diabetes. We are excited to be talking about some of the many issues and concerns that fall under this category.diabetes

We are also very proud to announce the launch of our new line of skin care products,Trellis Natural Skin Care. Sold exclusively at the clinic, we use ingredients that are 80% organic and 90% naturally-derived. The line has been developed by Yellow Gazebo’s own aesthetician, Maggie Reyes. http://goo.gl/w73M7dTrellis Facebook post

15 Exercise Tips for People With Type 2 Diabetes 

Get a move on!!! Exercise is safe—and highly recommended—for most people with type 2 diabetes, including those with complications. Along with diet and medication, exercise will help you lower blood sugar and lose weight. This article features a number of tips that will help you ease back into exercise and find a workout plan that works for you.

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15 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than a Donut by Kate Bratskeir

Did you know that a McDonald’s Bacon and Egg McGriddle  has more sugar that a donut? Sugar has a sneaky way of showing up in places where it doesn’t really belong. You expect the sweetness to appear in desserts, candy-coated treats and donuts, but in your hamburger? This Article shows which surprising foods have sugar in them.

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Recipe of the week

Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles are a decadent dessert with a creamy hazelnut center uncased in a dark chocolate shell. These delicious truffles are gluten free, vegan and super easy to make. The dark chocolate shell is sweetened with maple syrup and the creamy hazelnut center is sweetened with stevia. Try this recipe (here) by our very own Holistic Nutritionist, Jesse Lane Schelew:

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Remember that we have lots of great natural health care services here at Yellow Gazebo, including acupuncture, massage therapy, physiotherapy, chiropractic, and naturopathy. And recently we even added facial aesthetics! Click here to book your next appointment.

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