Probiotics and your health

Probiotics are among the most dynamic sectors of the wellness industry. We ‘re pioneers in probiotic supplementation with a history exceeding 30 years and now boasting a family of products with therapeutic niches that span from daily maintenance, immune support, IBS relief, female intimate flora restoration, protection from traveler’s sickness and industry leading dosage and […]

The many benefits and uses of castor oil

Castor oil has been used from antiquity, its first recorded medicinal use going back to the time of the Ebers papyrus, an ancient Egyptian medical treatise. Castor oil is a viscous, pale yellow vegetable oil pressed from the bean (in truth a seed) of the castor plant, which grows best in wet, tropical climates. Its […]

Bone building with plant-source calcium!

Osteoporosis is an all-too-common disease where decreased bone density leads to an increased risk of breakage. Bone fractures from osteoporosis most frequently affect the wrist, spine and hip, injuries which can lead to disfigurement, reduced mobility and loss of independence. Bone density peaks before the age of twenty and starts to decline after thirty. Women […]

Vitamin C: the perfect support

When most think of Vitamin C, images of citrus fruits, chewable tablets and drink packets tend to come to mind. Humans are unable to produce their own vitamin C and as such, we should give a little more attention to this essential nutrient.

Immune Health
Studies show that Vitamin C will accumulate in various types of immune […]

What’s standing between you and perfect health?

What kind of life do you want to live? And how do you want to feel?

I see patients all the time who tell me that they want more energy, a happier mood, no pain, great sleep, and fewer cravings – maybe you’re the same.

But you may be surprised to learn that inflammation could be stopping […]

6 Must-Try Fall Recipes to Nourish Your Soul

Whole Wheat Apple Spice Muffins
Move over pumpkin spice and hello apple spice! They say variety is the spice of life and we’ve taken that philosophy with us to the kitchen. This fall keep your dessert repertoire fresh by introducing apple spice in place of your typical pumpkin spice.

These healthy, Whole Wheat Apple Spice Muffins work […]

Managing all stages of menopause

Not feeling like yourself lately?

Are you feeling:

Fatigue?
Mood swings?
Poor memory/concentration?
Low sex drive?
Vaginal/skin dryness?
Hair loss?
Brittle nails?
Weight gain
Joint pain?
Stress/Anxiety?
Hot flashes?
Night sweats?

It could be perimenopause, the transition period before menopause which lasts on average for 4 to 8 years.

Menopause marks the end of a women’s reproductive years; […]

What is fermented turmeric powder?

Turmeric is a tuberous plant (Curcuma longa) from the ginger family, and curcumin is one of the compounds found in the root of that plant. The root of the turmeric plant contains phytonutrients, many of which are in a group known as curcuminoids (a group of polyphenols). These curcuminoids are the phytonutrients that produce a […]

Chromium & cinnamon to support weight loss

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 […]

The power of curcumin!

Curcumin – a pigment found in turmeric – is the main ingredient in curry and is responsible for its beautiful golden colour. Turmeric is a rhizome (or root) and a member of the ginger family that has been cultivated in India, China, and other tropical countries for its use in cooking for over a thousand […]