Take Control of High Cholesterol

Why is it important to balance & control cholesterol levels? The body needs cholesterol to function, but too much of it in the blood or too much of the wrong kind can increase the risk of heart disease.

Prescription drugs can kill, natural remedies rarely. It’s one of the important lessons I’ve learned practicing medicine. So […]

Are You Listening to Your Gut Feelings?

There are lots of good and bad bugs in your body – are the bad ones bugging you? It’s like a blockbuster action movie, the epic battle between good and evil that wages inside your body everyday. Inside your mouth, intestines, urinary tract – and for women vaginal tract – there are 100 trillion bugs […]

Summer Entertaining with Superfoods

Humans are by nature social creatures. So, there’s no doubt that upon quarantine mandates loosening up, friends and families will gather once again. Self-isolation has been tough, many important life events have been cancelled or postponed. Now that summer is in full swing, small gatherings in backyards around the BBQ become a heavenly oasis we […]

Summer BBQ Digestion Tips

Ahhh, the long summer days have arrived, and our thoughts turn to cooking and eating alfresco. Whether you’re picnicking, camping or backyard grilling, safety comes first when it comes to food preparation, but how about preparing your digestive tract? We want to ensure that what we eat will be digested optimally and utilized by the […]

We’re Spilling Smoothie Secrets

Smoothies are a staple in the maintenance of good health – if you aren’t blending one up for breakfast, it should be a go-to for an afternoon snack. While you may love to get fancy with smoothie recipes once in a while, typically quick and easy is best. Here are six tips to making a […]

Naturally Beautiful Hair

Do you know what’s lurking in your hair care products? You probably can’t pronounce their long names on the ingredients list – and that should be your first red flag! Make sure you take time to read what’s hiding because these toxic chemicals can really do some damage, not just to our hair but to […]

The Missing Key Could Be 5-HTP

Serotonin is one of the major neurotransmitters in the body that plays important roles in emotional well-being, sleep, pain, and appetite. Low serotonin can be an underlying factor in multiple chronic health problems including fibromyalgia and migraines.

Naturally sourced from the seed of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia, 5-HTP readily crosses the blood-brain barrier and is […]

Looking for Plant-Based Calcium?

Most calcium supplements on the market are derived from mined limestone. As we don’t often sit down for a hearty meal of rocks, supplementing with a more “food-like” source makes sense. The algae Lithothamnion calcareum is such a source – a living, edible plant rich in calcium and other nutrients. Branded as Aquamin™, it is […]

Nature’s internal deodorizer

Nature provides humans with healing materials for so many of our health issues. It even provides a substance that can help to naturally deodorize our bodies.

Chlorophyll is the green pigment present in plants and algae. It allows plants to absorb sunlight, which is then used in the plant’s photosynthesis process that converts light energy into […]

Supporting Canada’s Immunity

The world has changed a lot in the last six months—but the words ‘virus’, ‘immunity’ and ‘economy’ are still top of mind. The world is focused on finding a cure, but it’s also important that we talk about things we can do to support our immunity in an effort to avoid upper respiratory viral infections, […]