3 Reasons to Supplement with Collagen

Nutritionists and health experts have an arsenal of foods and supplements they recommend every individual consume. This set is what lays the bricks for a foundation of good health. What’s in this set? For starters, a diet rich in nutrition – an abundance of fruits, fibre-rich vegetables, whole proteins, and healthy fats (like avocadoes and […]

Supporting cardiovascular health naturally

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), heart disease is the number one cause of death globally and more people die annually from cardiovascular diseases than from any other cause (1). The Heart & Stroke Foundation identifies heart disease and stroke as the num­ber one cause of premature death in women, and states that most […]

The Gut, Heart and Brain Connection

The health of the gut, heart and brain are all intricately connected and it is important to have an understanding of this in order to fully support the health of the heart and brain through diet, lifestyle and natural supplements.

An overview of the connection of the gut, heart and brain:

Medical research suggests that up […]

Benefits of collagen that you may not know

Collagen is hot these days. It seems like everyone is using collagen to improve the look of their skin and make their joints feel great. But our instincts were telling us that there were so many other benefits to supplementing with collagen—so we took a closer look into what the research was saying.

What is collagen, […]

The link between bone health and cardiovascular health

Osteoporosis, the weakening of the bones due to bone mineral loss, afflicts over two million Canadians, with many more going undiagnosed. The disease is associated with increased bone fractures and a loss of independence. It primarily affects menopausal women. Women can lose an alarming 2-5% bone density per year during menopause.1

When it comes to preventing osteoporosis, no […]

Bone building with plant-source calcium!

Osteoporosis is an all-too-common disease where decreased bone density leads to an increased risk of breakage. Bone fractures from osteoporosis most frequently affect the wrist, spine and hip, injuries which can lead to disfigurement, reduced mobility and loss of independence. Bone density peaks before the age of twenty and starts to decline after thirty. Women […]

A three-pronged approach to menopause

While some women float through the menopausal years relatively carefree, with little in the way of hormonal disruptions, others find it very challenging and in some cases debilitating. That’s why managing menopause is one of the most important issues for women in their transitional years. Ideally, this is done naturally, with women following a three-pronged […]

How to add more fruits and veggies to your diet

You’ve probably heard the recommendation to consume at least five servings of vegetables and fruit per day, which is ideal. We all know that sometimes life gets in the way – busy schedules with work, kids, school or other commitments can make healthy meal choices and preparation a challenge for many. In fact many Canadians […]

5 natural remedies to ease joint pain

Discomfort, swelling, and tenderness – three of the most common signs of joint pain. We’ve all experienced these tell-tale symptoms at one point or another, sometimes severely and other times briefly when walking or sitting. The first step in managing your joint pain naturally is to educate yourself on the wealth of treatments available. This […]

Getting Younger Every Day

Would you believe me if I told you that you could get younger this year? It’s true. Of course you can’t change your chronological age – the difference between the date you were born and today’s ever advancing date – but we can lower our biological age. Our biological age is determined at the cellular […]