Winter season plagues many with dryness, leaving skin more exposed to all the bugs that are frequently airborne. Anyone who has tried knows that hand sanitizers offer disinfection at a price: pain. Alcohol on broken skin burns and children especially complain. The more alcohol that contacts your skin, the less moisture remains, leaving hands often […]
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. […]
Surveys suggest that about 75% of women develop thrush or a yeast infection (vulvovaginal candidiasis) at least once in their lifetime. The yeast organism, Candida Albicans is primarily responsible for these infections and is caused by dysbiosis, a condition that occurs when there is an imbalance of good to bad bacteria in the body. Dysbiosis […]
Eating multiple servings of cold-water fish a week or a diet high in leafy greens, nuts and plant oils is a great way to get omega-3. However, it can sometimes be challenging to maintain an omega-3 rich diet and that’s where the convenience of an omega-3 supplements can help you maintain good health.
If you’re a […]
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 […]
Vitamin C is perhaps the most well-known of all vitamins. It is important for a multitude of metabolic functions, such as tissue growth and repair, healthy gums and teeth. Vitamin C also acts as an antioxidant and strengthens the immune system. As important as vitamin C is, there are ways to enhance and improve the […]
Anti-aging science has progressed in leaps and bounds in recent years. We now have a much deeper understanding of the factors that accelerate the aging process and how to fight them. One of the main culprits that hastens aging at the cellular level is inflammation – so much that this process has earned the moniker […]
Cold and flu season is upon us! The late fall through early spring is the peak period for the usual suspects of viral infections; influenza-like illnesses including the flu, and upper respiratory tract infections such as the common cold. Although it can be annoying and downright inconvenient to have a cold or flu – sometimes […]
The tricky thing about living in a body for a while is that we come to believe that the way our systems are working and how we feel most days are normal. It doesn’t really help that our health care system uses the term normal to describe how most people experience health most of the […]
Joint Health – Naturally!
Degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis is a chronic condition primarily of the weight bearing joints of the body. Almost half the population has some form of joint degeneration by the age of 60. Small pieces of bone and cartilage may become loose and get caught inside the joint, or cause bony spikes […]