Live the healthy Keto life!

Are you puzzled and frustrated by your difficulty losing weight? That’s one of the many reasons you are hearing so much about the Keto Diet.  Because it’s easy.  And because it works. In fact, the Keto Diet works quickly – without feeling hungry. The Keto Diet is founded on medical science and nutritional research that […]

Benefits of collagen that you may not know

Collagen is hot these days. It seems like everyone is using collagen to improve the look of their skin and make their joints feel great. But our instincts were telling us that there were so many other benefits to supplementing with collagen—so we took a closer look into what the research was saying.

What is collagen, […]

Fighting cold & flu with elderberry extract

High in the Austrian Alps you’ll find a flowering shrub called the black elderberry. Its tiny, glossy berries have been used for years to make traditional folk medicines across Europe but today, the extract from these berries is helping to treat Canadians suffering from colds and the flu. There’s clinical research and scientific evidence available […]

Get your daily detoxification with essential minerals

For many years our exposure to toxins has been of great concern. These toxins come from many sources: agriculture, industrial pollution, cleaning products, food additives. A variety of toxins have been linked to common cancers like breast and prostate, endocrine disruption, neurotoxicity and the many chronic diseases that can ensue. In 2004, the environmental protection […]

What does a B12 deficiency look like?

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 […]

Could this be the cause of your fatigue and lack of stamina?

You could be ironed-out.

Iron deficiency and anemia – Could this be the cause of your fatigue and lack of stamina?
The World Health Organization of the United Nations calls iron deficiency anemia the world’s most prevalent nutritional disorder, affecting over 20% of the world’s population.1 Anemia is the result of insufficient red blood cells or hemoglobin in […]

Detox your body for the new year

A new year brings new changes. Whether it’s planning a trip, taking guitar lessons or losing weight, humans seem to want to make changes as they look towards the year ahead.

One promise many people make is to clean up their bodies. This involves changing habits and being mindful of what you are putting on and […]

Change how you think about probiotics

When you think about probiotics, do your thoughts meander to your digestive tract? It makes sense: your intestines offer up about 250 square metres of living space for bacteria to call home. But your ability to host bacteria extends far beyond your digestive tract. Important, too, is the impact that bacteria can have throughout the […]

Overdid it during the holidays?

With todays’ fast-paced lifestyle feeding into the consumption of fast, unrefined foods and high stress levels, it is no wonder that millions of Canadians suffer from liver congestion. From a biochemical point of view, wastes create excess in the body which drains you of energy and literally causes the metabolism to slowly shut down.  Once […]

What does a magnesium deficiency look like?

Without enough magnesium, your body will have huge disruptions in the most fundamental processes of life. Not enough cellular energy. Not enough proteins synthesized. All kinds of metabolic reactions interrupted. It’s hard to tell how these disruptions will rear their ugly heads. Migraines, high blood pressure, heart palpitations, anxiety, infertility, or more muscle cramping.

You might […]