The evolution of plant-based protein

Enter any health food store and you’ll likely see a whole shelf (if not aisle) dedicated to protein supplements. Most products in this space will have the same, standard ingredients: a protein source (whey, casein, plant-based, etc.) and some form of flavour or sweetener.

Naturally, you may have questions – which one will be easiest on […]

Eliminate pain, naturally!

We carry a personal story of pain throughout our entire lives. Everyone experiences physical pain, that provides valuable feedback, to help guide our actions, determine the safety of our environment and signal us when there are issues with our health. Pain ranges from mild to intense, but we all have our own threshold and experience […]

Add more superfoods to your smoothies!

Remember when your mom and grandma told you to “Eat more greens?” Well guess what, they were right! Thousands of published scientific studies from around the world have confirmed the healthy wisdom of what mom and grandma always said. And that’s not all!

Now the latest research also tells us to eat the blues, the reds, […]

Choosing the right omega supplement

When it comes to nutritional supplements, perhaps no category has grown faster and become larger than that of omega-3 essential fatty acids. Backed by ever-increasing scientific support, omega-3’s have become the daily supplement of choice for Canadians wanting to support their cardiovascular and brain health. The primary source of omega-3 is fish oil, which is […]

Are fermented foods for you?

Fermented food is not food that has gone bad – it is food that has gone… well, improved! When a healthy food is fermented, microbes magically transform it into something even more tasty and nutritious! Read on to learn more.

Why Do I Want to Eat Microbes, Again?
When a food is fermented, helpful microbes change the […]

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 […]

Using ghee and MCT oils for cooking

What are MCTs?
Of the fuel sources available to the body for energy, there are two main types, namely carbs/sugar or fat. The body converts carbs/sugar into glucose, while fat is rendered into what are called ketones, an organic compound. Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), which make up about 66% of coconut oil, are a class of […]

Don’t let allergies ruin your life

Do you see spring through a haze of tears, with a tissue box surgically attached to your hand and your nose oozing a persistent flood of slime? Most Canadians love summers, so it seems harsh that so many people should be doomed to react unfavourably at the first glint of the sun rays.

Then there are […]

Spring into action with fermented protein!

Buh-bye winter! As the thermometer rises, so do our energy levels! When Spring fever gets your body moving, protein supplements are a go-to, and people are increasingly turning to plant-based protein powders.

Protein doesn’t just help with fitness – it’s a daily essential that fuels every metabolic function in the body! Many products line store shelves: […]

The most powerful chia seeds on the planet

Salba is more than just a name. It literally defines the only two registered varieties of chia in the world—Sahi Alba 911 and Sahi Alba 912—for their consistent size, shape and off-the-charts nutritional quality. Any other chia seeds on the shelf are considered a wild crop, where the nutrition, and even species, can vary depending on […]