Probiotics for a Healthy Immune System

A lot is happening in the world, and as a result our lifestyle has undergone significant shifts:

“Constant” stress is felt by more than twice as many Canadians during the pandemic as before, which can often lead to digestive distress.
We’re not eating as healthfully as we did before the pandemic.
We’re more sedentary.

With all […]

OH MY! Omega-3!

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 […]

Apple Cider Vinegar 101

Apple cider vinegar is made from apple juice that has undergone fermentation to form healthy bacteria. It has many health benefits including aiding in weight loss, balancing blood sugars and supporting gut health to name a few.

Organic, raw and unfiltered apple cider vinegar that has the ‘Mother’ is considered to have the most health benefits. […]

Oregano Oil for Cold and Flu

Have a tickle in your throat? A bit of a runny nose? Feeling like you might be coming down with a cold or the flu? Give your immune system the support it needs. Take Platinum Naturals’ one-two oregano oil punch approach and reach for Oregano-8 and Oregano + D3 Throat Spray. Use them to help […]

The Many Roles of Zinc

In 1958, Dr. Ananda Prasad had a 21-year-old patient from an Iranian village who presented as a prepubescent boy with underdeveloped sex organs and an absence of body hair. By 1963 his team discovered this was, in large part, due to a zinc deficiency. This prompted the first recommended daily intake (RDA) for zinc about […]

Adapt to Stress with Ashwagandha

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 us and move us forward in life. Too much stress and an inability to manage it, however, can have dramatic […]

Add More Superfoods to Your Everyday

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 […]

A Dynamic Duo for Good Gut Health

Over 2000 years ago, Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, stated that “All disease begins in the gut.” While this may not be 100% true, your gut bacteria and the integrity of your gut lining strongly affects your health. Good digestive health is essential for many things, including:

Nutrient absorption
Immune function
Detoxification
Chemical and […]

Better Together: Vitamin D3 and K2

Calcium isn’t the only bone building star in the spotlight anymore! Vitamin D3 and K2 are the dynamic duo that keep our bones, heart, and immune system happy and healthy.

Vitamin D3 and K2 alone are superstars in their own right, but when paired together they work to support the absorption and utilization of calcium and […]

Demystifying Kombucha

What is Kombucha?
Kombucha is a fermented tea that contains living cultures, known to help aid digestion. 

What does it taste like?
Kombucha is a cultured beverage, so it does have a tangy taste similar to an apple cider vinegar. Our taste buds are so used to sugary drinks that the tart and slightly biting taste of Kombucha […]