If you’re looking for a way to stay healthy, herbal cleansing may help. While eating a healthy diet, getting adequate sleep, managing stress, and doing exercise is important to support overall health, herbal cleansing may be a great addition. It can easily fit into your daily routine, requires no fasting or giving up solid foods, […]
D-Mannose is a simple sugar that occurs naturally in some plants, including cranberries, blueberries, peaches and apples. Mannose exists in two forms, alpha and beta. The alpha form is mild and sweet, while the beta form is bitter. The natural manufacturing methods for mannose result in a mixture of these two forms, yielding a product […]
Constipation; it’s not a fun, sexy or exciting topic to discuss, but a necessary conversation to have when it comes to your overall health. According to the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, chronic constipation affects 15-30% of Canadians, and is commonly found in young children and the elderly, occurring more frequently in females than in […]
Did you know that low energy levels accompanied by carbohydrate cravings, muscle soreness, low back pain or headaches, most likely indicate a pH imbalance? Many people are astonished once they realize the ill health effects caused by an overly acidic condition in the body. Yet, one of the most compelling nutritional discoveries in recent times […]
It’s time to make a commitment to green cleaning and here’s why— to prevent harmful chemicals from contaminating your home and family, and from going down the drain. Spend less on cleaning products, simplify your choices and have less of a negative impact on the environment.
Ingredients in conventional cleaners are far from “clean,” they often […]
Constipation. It’s not a fun or exciting topic to discuss, but a necessary conversation to have when it comes to your overall health. According to the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, chronic constipation affects 15-30% of Canadians, and is commonly found in young children and the elderly, occurring more frequently in females than in males. […]
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 every day. Inside your mouth, intestines, urinary tract – and for women vaginal tract – there are 100 trillion […]
No one wants to talk about them, no one wants to think about them, and we certainly don’t want to know that they may be inside of us, but the truth is, you may be harbouring a parasite.
A parasite is an organism living in, or on another organism, obtaining nourishment and protection while offering no […]
What is Food Fermentation?
A food-preparation technique dating back to ancient times, fermentation has been traditionally used to preserve fresh foods and improve their shelf life, increase nutrient density, and enhance flavour. Many well-known fermented foods and beverages (i.e. apple cider vinegar, olives, miso) have also been shown to contain health-promoting phytonutrients, especially polyphenols.1 These potent […]