Preparing for a healthy summer!

The days are getting longer, the first green sprouts of spring are showing, and the sun has real warmth for what feels like the first time in forever. Winter is all about being cozy and comfortable – but now it’s time to get out there and explore the bounty of nature in all its glory. […]

Need digestive help? Enzymes may be the answer!

Our digestive tract was not designed to handle the modern North American diet of cooked and processed food even if the food is organic and wholesome. Raw foods come with their own supply of enzymes, which are essential for digestion and for life itself. Most people eat cooked foods. We are getting too few enzymes […]

Why suffer through joint pain?

The majority of Canadians over 55 years of age experience some degree of the painful joint disease osteoarthritis. For many, osteoarthritis means constant pain, impaired mobility and seriously reduced quality of life. Are there solutions for this suffering? Yes! Effective combinations of natural ingredients have received increased attention in recent years. Glucosamine Sulfate and Glucosamine HCL are […]

Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels

Sugar-laden diets, low physical activity and stress which are so prevalent in today’s busy lifestyles, can contribute to a condition known as IGT (impaired glucose tolerance) – a condition which is often experienced prior to the onset of diabetes.1 When we experience glucose intolerance, it means that our body has reduced sensitivity to insulin and […]

Understanding Leaky Gut

You don’t pay much attention to your digestive system when it’s running smoothly. But once indigestion, bloating, gas, constipation, and diarrhea become part of your daily life, not only is it embarrassing, but it can lead to long term conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s Disease, Colitis, Candida, Leaky Gut Syndrome and more.

Let’s focus […]

Protect prostate health

The prostate is a small gland at the bottom of the bladder that surrounds the urethra. The urethra is the tube from which urine and semen are excreted. The prostate produces the prostatic fluid in which semen travel. The major afflictions of the prostate are:

1. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BHP) – BPH is the gradual enlargement […]

Dreaming of allergy relief?

Do you suffer from hayfever and find it hard to enjoy being outdoors during the spring and summer months? At the beginning of the season, hayfever sufferers can start to use natural healing methods to build their immunity and stay sneeze-free.

Hayfever symptoms are caused by histamine levels in the body rising as they react to pollen. Although […]

Re-Charge with a Spring Detox

In today’s world, man-made chemicals are everywhere. From environmental pollution to unnatural ingredients found in processed foods, our bodies are burdened with an ongoing task of detoxification. Many health experts believe that the increase in toxic load over the last 100 years is to blame for numerous chronic diseases and poor gut health.

The good news […]

Canada’s Super Food Guide

January brought the long-awaited new food guide for Canadians, and although there is room for improvement, the new focus on fruits and vegetables is certainly a step in the right direction. Many plant foods are known as superfoods because they provide an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients without a lot of excess […]

Love the flavour, live the benefits

Omega-3 is an essential nutrient and is an important component of every cell in our body. Unfortunately, the body cannot produce this nutrient and therefore it must be obtained from our diet. Omega-3s, namely EPA and DHA, found in fatty, cold-water fish such as sardines, anchovies, and mackerel, are polyunsaturated fats. Omega-3s have been found […]