It’s a Perfect Time for Perfect Foods

Eat your greens, they are good for you! We have heard this time and again but what do greens really do for us?

The benefits of greens have been recognized for ages, used traditionally as medicinal ingredients for topical and internal use. Current research indicates more specific benefits of greens include helping improve vision, boosting digestion, […]

Summer Superfood Recipes

We are all about the proper social distancing but that doesn’t mean we are going to forego the opportunity to get together with our friends and family in the backyard. For a delicious and nutritious twist on some of your favourite summertime treats try out these amazing organic superfood enhanced recipes.

Superfood Sangria

Ingredients:
1 Scoop Prairie Naturals […]

Energize! Rejuvenate! Feel Great!

Greens whole foods have powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents that are known to combat a host of health challenges. The unique combination of these superfoods plus spirulina and live probiotics helps boost the immune system, metabolism, energy, and brain function plus, aids in lowering cholesterol levels, alkalizing and detoxifying the body. They are juiced for […]

Healthy Habits to Improve Gut Health

Healthy gut habits include healthy bowel movements. Millions of people struggle with digestive issues and constipation ranks right near the top. According to the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, chronic constipation affects 15-30% of Canadians. Healthy bowel movements are essential to overall good health.

There are many things that can lead to constipation:

Unhealthy eating habits
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New Routine, Now What?

You spent years perfecting your wellness routine, but now that you’re spending more time at home, some of your healthy habits have fallen by the wayside. We asked nutritional scientist and educator Mika Harada, to troubleshoot some of your common health questions and put you on a path to the new normal health routine.

“I’m so […]

Do You Really Need a Multivitamin?

Clearly, the best way to get nutrients such as vitamins and minerals is through a healthy diet. Fruits and vegetables, legumes, lean meats, fish and dairy products are among the foods most dense in nutrients for maintaining daily health. The vitamins and minerals found in these foods are in a form that our bodies recognize […]

Balanced Entertaining with Aloe Vera

Aloe vera gel is a summer staple as its moisturizing, soothing and cooling properties are fantastic at treating skin burns and irritations. Did you know keeping liquid aloe on hand all year round can help soothe the digestive tract too? Just as the gel soothes our skin, the liquid has a comparable action on our […]

Simple Strategies for Better Sleep

Humans are the only mammals that willingly delay their sleep. Perhaps you’ve been staying up more often lately watching your favourite television series, or spending more time on your phone scrolling through social media during the night.

Unfortunately, sleep deprivation can affect our mood, making us more irritable. Lack of sleep also causes an inability to […]

Combat Stress Eating with Digestive Enzymes

The Brain-Gut axis describes a remarkable dialogue between our central nervous system (CNS), which is the brain and spinal cord, and the enteric nervous system (ENS), a vast network of neurons that innervates our digestive tract. The ENS is sometimes called the “second brain” because of its many overlapping roles and characteristics with the CNS. […]

Rest, Recover and Recharge

We see it everywhere–news reports, social media posts and scientific studies all promoting the benefits of an active lifestyle. The evidence is plentiful, confirming that bodies (and minds) that are in motion, tend to stay in motion, whether through an active social life, hobbies, fitness classes, or simply a work-life balance packed to the brim […]