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 […]

Live the healthy Keto life!

Are you puzzled and frustrated by your difficulty losing weight? That’s one of the many reasons you are hearing so much about the Keto Diet.  Because it’s easy.  And because it works. In fact, the Keto Diet works quickly – without feeling hungry. The Keto Diet is founded on medical science and nutritional research that […]

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, […]

What does a B12 deficiency look like?

Seniors are one of the main groups at risk for a B12 deficiency with an estimated 10-15% of seniors having a deficiency.3 As we age, our hydrochloric acid production weakens, leading to impaired digestion and less B12 being absorbed from our food. This condition is called atrophic gastritis and affects between 10—30% of older individuals.3 […]

What does a magnesium deficiency look like?

Without enough magnesium, your body will have huge disruptions in the most fundamental processes of life. Not enough cellular energy. Not enough proteins synthesized. All kinds of metabolic reactions interrupted. It’s hard to tell how these disruptions will rear their ugly heads. Migraines, high blood pressure, heart palpitations, anxiety, infertility, or more muscle cramping.

You might […]

Overdid it during the holidays?

With todays’ fast-paced lifestyle feeding into the consumption of fast, unrefined foods and high stress levels, it is no wonder that millions of Canadians suffer from liver congestion. From a biochemical point of view, wastes create excess in the body which drains you of energy and literally causes the metabolism to slowly shut down.  Once […]

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 […]

Sprouted plant protein bars do the heavy lifting

Whether you consider yourself an athlete or simply like to stay active and fit, dietary protein is essential for building lean muscle and promoting healthy metabolism. But did you know that you might not be getting enough to meet your body composition goals? Canadians have long been told to aim for .08 grams of daily […]

Supporting digestion with digestive enzymes

Involved in almost every biochemical activity in the body, enzymes have earned their reputation as the “sparks of life.” Enzymes are catalysts in digesting food, stimulating the brain, supplying cellular energy and in repairing tissues, organs and cells. Simply put, we can’t live without enzymes.

Unfortunately, many of us don’t consume enough enzymes in our diet. […]