Take Omegas on Your Travels

Despite decades of research on the cardiovascular and cognitive benefits of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, most consumers have only recently become aware of the benefits of omega-3 supplementation.

 

As the consumption of fish and fish oil for its omega-3 intake has increased, consumers have also learned about potential safety concerns related to fish. Fish, […]

Not Your Average Enzymes

Everyone has heard the time-honoured cliché; you are what you eat. In reality, the efficiency of your gastrointestinal system has the final say in reaping the net benefits from good nutrition. Variables that affect digestion include the health of vital organs such as the liver and pancreas; age-related decline of enzyme production; fluid intake; stimulants […]

Vacation With Serrapeptase

Everyone experiences pain. But whether from an injury or disease as we age, pain can be debilitating and limit our freedom. The worst is when pain hits during vacation!

Enerex Serrapeptase was the first of its kind, introduced into the Canadian market back in 2004. It’s been proven to be safe and effective as it acts […]

Top Collagen Questions, Answered

Collagen is HOT these days! With people singing its praises for promoting plump, youthful skin and strong joints, this protein powerhouse is really helping people feel and look their best. However, even with its soaring popularity, collagen is a relatively new player in the supplement field. Here are answers to the top eight questions about […]

A Symphony of Digestion

“We are what we eat” – as the saying goes. But we might also say – “we are what we digest”. Digestion is a complex and fascinating process that starts in the mouth and ends at the… well, the other end. The breakdown of large complex carbohydrates, fats and proteins relies on the mechanics of […]

Stay Healthy While Traveling

Nothing can ruin a trip faster than getting sick. I know because I travel a lot. Whether it’s for work or pleasure, I know the agony of stomach cramps on a bus in Africa or food poisoning after lunch in Vancouver. Whether you’re planning to travel abroad or sticking closer to home, being prepared goes […]

Don’t Forget to Eat your Reds

Just think about it for a moment. Think about all the brilliant colours of all the fruits and vegetables that grow on our amazing planet. Imagine this edible rainbow with all the colours of health. Did you know that every colour and shade in the plant kingdom yields its own unique nutritional spectrum? Each of […]

Pack Your Probiotics

We’re in the awkward lingering month of winter and looking so forward to warmer temperatures. We have been stuck indoors with germs, stress and lack of Vitamin D. All of these things can compromise our immune systems. Fresh fruits and veggies, whole foods, adequate sleep and exercise are a great way to support your health […]

Dream Big with Melatonin

Are you one of the many Canadians suffering from a lack of quality sleep? A recent Canadian study showed that 55% of women and 43% of men between the ages of 18-49 experience sleep issues.1 Melatonin is a supplement that can help you get to sleep sooner, and stay asleep longer for a better next day.

Melatonin […]

Practice Self-Love with Carrier Oils

Carrier oils are much like the oils you cook with, only they are used for cosmetic purposes. The term “carrier” is used simply because they are often used to dilute essential oils in order to be able to safely apply them to the skin. The therapeutic value of both the carrier oils and the essential […]