Vitamin B & Beyond

Adapting to high stress

A promising combination of high-dose B vitamins and a super food for performance during stressful times offers support.

Stress. It’s something that all of us experience, regardless of job, geographic location or family situation. Stress is the body’s response to environmental stimuli (stressors). It’s natural and healthy to a degree; stress can motivate […]

The Great Vitamin D

What is all the fuss?

If you haven’t got the memo and are not yet taking vitamin D, please pay attention. The recent rise in popularity of vitamin D supplementation reflects our realization that deficiencies are all too common. While small amounts of vitamin D can be obtained from dietary sources such as fish, eggs and […]

What’s the Buzz about Mānuka Honey?

Mānuka honey has unique properties. It is earthier and richer than other honey, with a deeper flavour profile and a thicker, more viscous consistency. It also has unique chemical compounds.

 

For centuries, the Māori of New Zealand used the mānuka tree in aboriginal folk medicine. Bark and leaves were boiled, the vapour inhaled for head colds, […]

Why Castor Oil has been around for Centuries

Castor Oil: An Overview

Castor oil has been used from antiquity, its first recorded medicinal use goes back to the time of the Ebers papyrus, an ancient Egyptian medical treatise. Castor oil is a viscous, pale yellow vegetable oil pressed from the bean (in truth a seed) of the castor plant, which grows best in wet, […]

What can Maca do for you?

The health benefits for the daily use of this Peruvian superfood can be significant for perimenopausal women 

 

Along its vast 7,000 km length, the Andes Mountain range of South America hides many ancient secrets. One such secret – the lost mountain-top city of Machu Picchu – was rediscovered in 1911. More recently a natural remedy […]

Fermentation: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Health Science

What is Food Fermentation?
A food-preparation technique dating back to ancient times, fermentation has been traditionally used to preserve fresh foods and improve their shelf life, increase nutrient density, and enhance flavour. Many well-known fermented foods and beverages (i.e. apple cider vinegar, olives, miso) have also been shown to contain health-promoting phytonutrients, especially polyphenols.1 These potent […]

Homemade Apple Sauce Made Simple!

Fermented Vegan Apple Sauce

Thanksgiving is just around the corner – try this sweet yet healthy recipe that will impress the whole family!

 

Ingredients

1 scoop unflavoured Progressive Harmonized Fermented Vegan Protein

8 medium apples

4 tablespoons of water kefir or Original Kombucha

1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Pinch of sea salt

 

Directions

Peel, core, and coarsely chop the apples.

 

Place apples in […]

Beat the Heat Caused by Menopause

Powerful natural remedies can help ease some of the most common symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. When it comes to hormonal changes later in life, don’t suffer or “tough it out” without support.

Sage (Salvia officinalis), a shrub native of the Mediterranean basin, is one of the oldest medicinal herbs. The botanical name Salvia is from […]

1,2,3s + Turmeric MCTs

MCTs Made Easy and Organic

Good fats are vital to good health, impacting the metabolism, brain health, weight loss and more. It can be difficult to stay on track when back to school hits but luckily, getting adequate MCTs has never been easier! With medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) supplements, you can add healthy fat to your diet […]

Silver can Save your School Year

It’s once again the start of a new school year, which is an exciting time to rekindle your love of learning and reconnect with the friends you haven’t seen in three months.  Everyone will be catching up and sharing their fun summer adventure stories.  However, that’s not the only thing shared during this time of […]