Make Wellness and the Planet a Priority

Consideration for the environment is something we all need to take seriously. The new wave of suppliers’ supplement bottles should use post-consumer recycled plastic. Considering a more environmentally friendly approach to product design will divert a lot of waste from landfills! It’s a small change with huge benefits.

With so many health options on the market, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Canadians and Low Vitamin D Levels

Vitamin D is a vital nutrient. We generally get the Vitamin D we need from the sun’s rays, which give Vitamin D its nickname as the “Sunshine Vitamin.” Unfortunately, two major issues prevent most Canadians from getting sufficient amounts of Vitamin D. First, modern concerns about the harmful effects of sun exposure mean that Canadians […]

Herbal Support for Gentle Aging

Herbal medicine can help our bodies and minds as we move through life, and may encourage us to age more gracefully.

The aging process is, of course, natural and inevitable.  It is an accumulation of lessons learned and life lived, but with so many experiences available to us many people seek to slow down the aging […]

Benefit from B12

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 […]

Make Friends with Maca

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 […]

Better Bowel Health

Constipation. It’s not a fun or exciting topic to discuss, but a necessary conversation to have when it comes to your overall health. According to the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, chronic constipation affects 15-30% of Canadians, and is commonly found in young children and the elderly, occurring more frequently in females than in males. […]