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Cleaning Products with Nothing to Hide

Did you know that many chemicals found in scents used in conventional cleaning and beauty products are associated with migraines, can trigger allergies, asthma symptoms and skin irritation? This can happen because these fragrances are synthetic and have not been evaluated for toxicity, they are made from thousands of chemicals that not every person can […]

5 Tips for Going Plant-Based

Going plant-based? Try these 5 tips to help you navigate your plant-based transition.

Collect Recipes

If you want dietary changes to stick, you’ve got to stay inspired. Having inspiration not only makes grocery shopping easier, but menu planning too. Browse magazines or go through your current recipe books with a new set of eyes, and flag the […]

The Many Roles of Zinc

In 1958, Dr. Ananda Prasad had a 21-year-old patient from an Iranian village who presented as a prepubescent boy with underdeveloped sex organs and an absence of body hair. By 1963 his team discovered this was, in large part, due to a zinc deficiency. This prompted the first recommended daily intake (RDA) for zinc about […]

Vitamin K2: The Missing Link for Bone Health?

We have long been told to drink our milk, do weight bearing exercise and get adequate sun exposure all to support good bone health. We have also been advised to include supplements like calcium, magnesium and vitamin D to ensure we aren’t missing the mark of our recommended daily intake.

Supplementing with calcium and magnesium can […]

Hemp Hearts 101

Whether you’re an old hand at enjoying hemp hearts or brand new to the bandwagon, it never hurts to brush up on why you should feel great about including this stunner of a superfood in your diet. At a time when many of us are trying to be extra mindful of eating in a way […]

Cleansing for Better Health

Often we hear about the devastating effects of widespread pollution on our planet’s environment. But how often do we stop to consider its impact on our bodies? We can no longer deny that we are living in a toxic world. The question is, what can we do about it?

While eating a healthy diet, getting adequate […]

Break Up with Sugar!

If you’re having trouble staying on track with all your health and wellness goals, you’re not alone! It can be overwhelming to tackle multiple goals at once. There might be a reason your life that you may not realize is causing these issues. That culprit is added sugar.

The Bad Mood Food

Added sugar has little to […]

Improve Digestion and Increase Energy

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. […]

Protecting You, and Our Oceans

Mercury levels vary from fish to fish and species to species. Two exactly same-sized fish, of the same species, from the same school can have drastically different mercury readings. This is the seafood conundrum. So how can anyone know which fish are safe and which have raised mercury levels? The answer is, unless you literally […]

Are Trace Minerals Missing from Your Diet?

Most people shop at health food stores because they realize that the modern diet is not supplying them with what they need to maintain vibrant health. They know that in most cases, the food we consume no longer contains the abundant nutrients that the same foods would have contained a hundred years ago. Not only […]