Make Healthy & Sustainable Choices

Choosing plant-based ingredients means more than being “vegan” or “vegetarian”. Choosing to support Certified Organic, Non-GMO or Truly Grass-Fed products surpasses simply “eating clean”. What you choose to purchase and consume goes beyond what it does for you – what do all these choices do for our earth? Opting for plant-based proteins or whole food-sourced […]

Make a Fresh Start with a Detox

Detoxification or cleanses are one of the basic foundations of natural healing. A good detox program cleanses the intestinal tract, the urinary tract, the liver, gallbladder, the blood and lymphatic system. It should include a wholesome diet focused on alkaline forming foods. It must also include lots of pure water and moderate exercise.

The advantage of […]

Refresh Your Routine This Spring

If you’re looking to refresh your routine this spring—think plants! Plant foods are awesome, they have so much more to offer than simply micro and macronutrients. They also contain thousands of different bioactive compounds, commonly referred to as phytonutrients, that can provide physiological benefits through mechanisms such as fighting free radicals (think antioxidants), reducing inflammation, […]

The Right Recipe for Relaxation

When it comes to leading a healthy, well-balanced life, there really is no substitute for a proper diet, adequate rest, and regular physical activity. However, despite our best efforts, many of us still find ourselves struggling to meet the demands of family, friends, and career, often putting any personal needs to the back burner. To […]

The Powerhouse Extract

Our inflammatory response – our body’s ability to fight foreign invaders and help repair tissues — is fundamentally important to our overall health. Yet when acute, short-term inflammation becomes chronic, protracted and starts attacking your body’s own tissues, it can be a significant problem. Studies suggest that chronic low-grade inflammation can play a role in […]

The Supreme Vitamin C

Vitamin C is perhaps the most well-known of all vitamins. It is important for a multitude of metabolic functions, such as tissue growth and repair, healthy gums and teeth. Vitamin C also acts as an antioxidant and strengthens the immune system. As important as vitamin C is, there are ways to enhance and improve the […]

Take Omegas on Your Travels

Despite decades of research on the cardiovascular and cognitive benefits of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, most consumers have only recently become aware of the benefits of omega-3 supplementation.

 

As the consumption of fish and fish oil for its omega-3 intake has increased, consumers have also learned about potential safety concerns related to fish. Fish, […]

A Healthy On-the-Go Snack

Snacking is a big part of the North American diet. A 2019 survey found that 57 per cent of participants snack once a day and another 31 per cent do it a couple of times a week. That means most of us are doing it. The popularity of the mid-morning, mid-afternoon, pre- or post-workout refuelling […]

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 […]