Author: Anthony Barsby

Here at DeerFields Clinic we practice Preventive & Integrative Medicine with a particular focus on anti-ageing through lifestyle optimization.  We actually have the ability to measure the age of each individual body system and compare it to your chronological age in years. These systems include your cardio-age (heart), pulmo-age...

Before I begin, I must emphasize that this post is not endorsing or promoting the use of either of these substances for medical and/or personal use.  The purpose of this article is to simply educate on the scientific differences between Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol...

Intermittent Fasting is arguably one of the biggest health trends in recent years and has been associated with numerous related benefits.  I wrote about this topic over a year ago (check my original blog here) and thought now would be a great opportunity...

As a continuation from my Carbohydrate 101 article, I have broken down another well-known macronutrient called protein.  In this post, I will take you through what proteins are, how they are created, and some common foods that contain them. What are proteins? Proteins are organic...

One of the biggest struggles when trying to optimize one’s lifestyle is transforming nutritional habits.  By far, the most common questions I get as a coach and friend are related to food composition, the what of nutrition.  What are good proteins? Fats? What...

I get a lot of questions about plyometric training - such as "What are the benefits?" and "How do I begin or incorporate this type of exercise?"  With summer ramping up and many of us spending more time outdoors, it seems the ideal time to...

What goes through your head when you step onto a scale? Is it trepidation at the "number" about to appear? Unfortunately that's the case for many, including some of our clients at DeerFields. The bottom line? We place too much emphasis on total...

In this short video, our Lifestyle Coach, Anthony Barsby, reminds us that when it comes to our health, the number on the scale only tells us so much. "Body composition tells us much more" says Barsby. [fvplayer src="https://deerfields.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Deerfields-Anthony-Barsby-discusses-body-composition.mov" width="854" height="480"]...

[fvplayer src="https://deerfields.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/DeerFields-Medium-AB-discusses-health-benefits-of-coffee.mov" width="854" height="480"] Coffee. For some it is the elixir of life, and for the majority, the preferred fuel to get the human body going. Statistics show coffee consumption has gradually increased over the years peaking at 4.87 million 60 Kg bags being sold in...