How to Keep Your Kids Healthy this School Year

Notebook? Check! New lunch bag? Yep. Probiotics, prebiotics and fish oil?? Triple check!

Helping your child develop a healthy immune system is so important because it will help them develop resilience, meaning that if they do get sick, the duration of their sickness will be reduced. Resilience also refers to the ability to bounce back after […]

Get Back Into a Fall Routine

There’s something about the transition from summer to fall that inspires a fresh start and the will to get things done. As we continue to navigate these uncertain times, routine can help provide predictability and structure in each day. So, whether you are a student, parent, or returning to a regular work schedule, there are […]

How Can I Know if I’m Magnesium Deficient?

Sometimes the most common things are overlooked. Magnesium is abundant in the universe and earth’s crust, but we seem to have a hard time getting enough. It’s suspected that nearly half of Canadians don’t get the dietary magnesium they need to stay healthy.

Magnesium has over 800 different roles in the body. Without enough, the body […]

Do-it-Yourself Skin Care

Eating a healthy diet (free of processed foods), keeping well hydrated, avoiding excessive sun exposure (which causes photo-ageing), exercising regularly (to enhance circulation and detoxification) and avoiding smoking, are keys to healthy skin. Using safe and clean cosmetics can go a long way to preserve and protect your precious exterior. A great way to customize […]

Summer Superfood Recipes

We are all about the proper social distancing but that doesn’t mean we are going to forego the opportunity to get together with our friends and family in the backyard. For a delicious and nutritious twist on some of your favourite summertime treats try out these amazing organic superfood enhanced recipes.

Superfood Sangria

Ingredients:
1 Scoop Prairie Naturals […]

Energize! Rejuvenate! Feel Great!

Greens whole foods have powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents that are known to combat a host of health challenges. The unique combination of these superfoods plus spirulina and live probiotics helps boost the immune system, metabolism, energy, and brain function plus, aids in lowering cholesterol levels, alkalizing and detoxifying the body. They are juiced for […]

Do You Really Need a Multivitamin?

Clearly, the best way to get nutrients such as vitamins and minerals is through a healthy diet. Fruits and vegetables, legumes, lean meats, fish and dairy products are among the foods most dense in nutrients for maintaining daily health. The vitamins and minerals found in these foods are in a form that our bodies recognize […]

Balanced Entertaining with Aloe Vera

Aloe vera gel is a summer staple as its moisturizing, soothing and cooling properties are fantastic at treating skin burns and irritations. Did you know keeping liquid aloe on hand all year round can help soothe the digestive tract too? Just as the gel soothes our skin, the liquid has a comparable action on our […]

Take Control of High Cholesterol

Why is it important to balance & control cholesterol levels? The body needs cholesterol to function, but too much of it in the blood or too much of the wrong kind can increase the risk of heart disease.

Prescription drugs can kill, natural remedies rarely. It’s one of the important lessons I’ve learned practicing medicine. So […]

Rest, Recover and Recharge

We see it everywhere–news reports, social media posts and scientific studies all promoting the benefits of an active lifestyle. The evidence is plentiful, confirming that bodies (and minds) that are in motion, tend to stay in motion, whether through an active social life, hobbies, fitness classes, or simply a work-life balance packed to the brim […]