During this unique time, why not take advantage of self-isolation and give your skin the nourishment it needs? These tips can be used during quarantine and once social gatherings are resumed, your skin will be glowing!
Eating a healthy diet free from processed foods, keeping well hydrated, avoiding excessive sun exposure (which causes photo-aging), exercising regularly […]
Being active isn’t just good for your heart
Uncertainty is a common feeling these days as we navigate through something so strange as a global pandemic. It’s important to try and find comfort and normalcy in the unfamiliar. Our mood is likely affected by having to self-isolate from family and loved ones. There is an excess […]
Each of our five senses – touch, taste, smell, hearing and sight – is a precious gift that helps us experience the joys of life. When asked which sense we would be most afraid to lose, however, the majority of people would immediately say “sight.” Sight brings us out of the darkness and allows our […]
Bones are typecast as rigid, calcium laden organs which collectively make up the skeletal system. The key word here is “organ”. In addition to their supporting role for the body, anchoring tendons and ligaments critical for mobility, bones also produce red and white blood cells, store calcium and other minerals for selective release when necessary, […]
A youthful, vibrant body, at any age, must have a strong structural foundation — meaning your skeleton. However, one in four women and one in eight men over the age of 50 have osteoporosis. In Canada, more women die each year as a result of osteoporotic fractures than from breast and ovarian cancer combined. Between […]
It’s normal to lose hair every day. In fact, the average person can lose 50 – 100 strands of hair each day. You may notice more hair loss as you shower or brush your hair but it’s usually not a cause for concern as hair sheds as part of its natural cycle. Sometimes though, it […]
Since 1965, Flora has been providing Canadians with the very best in health supplements and natural foods. Family-owned and operated by Thomas Greither, a third-generation health entrepreneur, you could say this commitment to premium quality products and environmental protection runs deep in Flora’s veins. Flora doesn’t just speak about quality or environmental concern, it actively […]
Can you guess what has recently popped up as one of today’s most concerning health hazards?
Hints: We are all exposed to it every day.
It’s not a contagious virus or bacteria but it’s more frequent than the common cold.
It’s called “blue light” and scientists are warning us that it poses very serious risks to our eyesight.
Involved in almost every biochemical activity in the body, enzymes have earned their reputation as the “sparks of life.” Enzymes are catalysts in digesting food, stimulating the brain, supplying cellular energy and in repairing tissues, organs and cells. Simply put, we can’t live without enzymes.
Unfortunately, many of us don’t consume enough enzymes in our diet. […]