Sow the Seeds of Better Health with Vitamin E

The ability of plants to synthesize their own vitamin E is among the critical biochemical processes for the evolution of life on earth. The antioxidant properties of the entire spectrum of tocopherols and tocotrienols within seeds gives them the resiliency to exploit a wide variety of ecological niches throughout the world. Vitamin E within seeds protects their […]

Even Tough Guys are Targets

Urinary dysfunction associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a significant health risk in men over the age of 40. Fifty percent of men over 50 are diagnosed with it, and 70 percent of men over 60 show some pathological modifications of the prostate.  However, BPH sufferers are often reluctant to discuss their condition and […]

What’s the Buzz about Mānuka Honey?

Mānuka honey has unique properties. It is earthier and richer than other honey, with a deeper flavour profile and a thicker, more viscous consistency. It also has unique chemical compounds.

 

For centuries, the Māori of New Zealand used the mānuka tree in aboriginal folk medicine. Bark and leaves were boiled, the vapour inhaled for head colds, […]

Fermentation: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Health Science

What is Food Fermentation?
A food-preparation technique dating back to ancient times, fermentation has been traditionally used to preserve fresh foods and improve their shelf life, increase nutrient density, and enhance flavour. Many well-known fermented foods and beverages (i.e. apple cider vinegar, olives, miso) have also been shown to contain health-promoting phytonutrients, especially polyphenols.1 These potent […]

Homemade Apple Sauce Made Simple!

Fermented Vegan Apple Sauce

Thanksgiving is just around the corner – try this sweet yet healthy recipe that will impress the whole family!

 

Ingredients

1 scoop unflavoured Progressive Harmonized Fermented Vegan Protein

8 medium apples

4 tablespoons of water kefir or Original Kombucha

1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Pinch of sea salt

 

Directions

Peel, core, and coarsely chop the apples.

 

Place apples in […]

1,2,3s + Turmeric MCTs

MCTs Made Easy and Organic

Good fats are vital to good health, impacting the metabolism, brain health, weight loss and more. It can be difficult to stay on track when back to school hits but luckily, getting adequate MCTs has never been easier! With medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) supplements, you can add healthy fat to your diet […]

Stay Fresh with Chlorophyll

Nature’s internal deodorizer

 

Nature provides humans with healing materials for so many of our health issues. It even provides a substance that can help to naturally deodorize our bodies. Chlorophyll is nature’s internal deodorizer.

Chlorophyll is the green pigment present in plants and algae. It allows plants to absorb sunlight, which is then used in the plant’s […]

Armed and Ready to Conquer the Classroom…AND its’ Germs

Children catch an average of 6 to 10 colds or flu every year, most often leading to antibiotic prescriptions. For the last decade, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been advocating for a reduction in antibiotic use due to its connection to the obvious advance of antimicrobial resistance.

Their increased susceptibility is due to the immaturity […]

Healthy Hair from the Inside Out

Your hair tells a story about your overall well-being. Healthy, shiny hair is one indication of vibrant physical health, while thinning, brittle, dull and lifeless hair tells an entirely different story.

While you may think that your nutrient intake is adequate, the fact is that even suboptimal levels of specific nutrients make a noticeable difference to […]

Wake up and shake up with Organic MCT Oil

MCT is the short-hand for medium-chain triglycerides which, as the name suggests, contain medium-length chains of fatty acids called triglycerides. Because of their relatively shorter fatty acid chain length, it’s been reported that our bodies can absorb MCT oil faster and easier than long-chain triglycerides (LCTs), taking it directly from the gut to the liver […]