Heart Health

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...

Many Canadians are unaware that heart disease and stroke take a life every seven minutes. Just as alarming is that according to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, a whopping 90% of Canadians have at least one risk factor. To help evaluate your risk, see...

In recent months, more light is being shined on an eating pattern known as Intermittent Fasting. Some famous individuals like Terry Crews and Joe Rogan have come forth to personally testify to the effects of intermittent fasting. But just what is it? Intermittent Fasting is...

A staple of nutritional advice is to avoid sugar and refined grain products, due to the risk of obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, dysbiosis and a host of other health risks. The emergence of the Atkin's Diet (AD) and the Paleo Diet (PD) that...

When it comes to physical activity, don't undervalue the incredible health benefits of a daily walk. Research tells us that there are health benefits to exercise -- even periods as short as a few minutes. It also reveals that these benefits are increased when we...

What do you think of when you hear the words anti-aging? Probably some pharmaceutical or beauty company commercial promoting/endorsing some “miracle” elixir that will smooth out wrinkles better than a hot iron. Or maybe a new trendy facemask demonstrated on some social media platform. Very few...

When a good trainer, coach, mentor, or therapist acquires a new client they will always begin with an assessment, to determine a client's current status, or (point A). Why? Because the destination (point B) is useless unless you know where your starting point is.  When...

Strong evidence you can reverse risk and improve performance through stress reduction: Everyone knows stress is not a good thing, unless you are under attack by a prehistoric animal and need the “fight or flight” response you inherited from your ancestors[1].  Most people in...