Did you know that about 100 trillion bacteria – or a pound or two in weight – live in our gut every day? Not to worry, they are not all bad guys or unwelcome invaders! In fact, many of them are good soldiers essential to our health and wellness.
In fact, the “good” microbes give us […]
Millions of women struggle with digestive issues and at a higher rate than men. Few doctor visits involve discussing them, let alone solving them, and women suffer in silence. Constipation is not a fun, sexy or an exciting topic to discuss, but a necessary conversation to have when it comes to overall health. According to […]
Are you puzzled and frustrated by your difficulty losing weight? That’s one of the many reasons you are hearing so much about the Keto Diet. Because it’s easy. And because it works. In fact, the Keto Diet works quickly – without feeling hungry. The Keto Diet is founded on medical science and nutritional research that […]
It’s not something we generally discuss in polite company, but most of us know the incredible sense of lightness that comes from a healthy bowel movement. In fact, it’s something we strive for daily. But a variety of factors can impair your ability to start the day with a clean slate – or a clean […]
Do you worry more about how comfortable your clothes are going to fit after you eat than how fashionable they are? Are you like Joey on Friends who has a specific pair of “eatin’ pants”? You are not alone, indigestion, also known as dyspepsia affects about 25% of the general population. Each person may describe […]
In this new normal that we are navigating, going back to school and work might look a little different this year and healthy routines are more important than ever. Good habits go a long way toward giving you and your kids a great head start. A healthy diet, adequate sleep, exercise and stress relieving activities […]
Notebook? Check! New lunch bag? Yep. Probiotics, prebiotics and fish oil?? Triple check!
Helping your child develop a healthy immune system is so important because it will help them develop resilience, meaning that if they do get sick, the duration of their sickness will be reduced. Resilience also refers to the ability to bounce back after […]
Healthy gut habits include healthy bowel movements. Millions of people struggle with digestive issues and constipation ranks right near the top. According to the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, chronic constipation affects 15-30% of Canadians. Healthy bowel movements are essential to overall good health.
There are many things that can lead to constipation:
Unhealthy eating habits
You spent years perfecting your wellness routine, but now that you’re spending more time at home, some of your healthy habits have fallen by the wayside. We asked nutritional scientist and educator Mika Harada, to troubleshoot some of your common health questions and put you on a path to the new normal health routine.
“I’m so […]
Aloe vera gel is a summer staple as its moisturizing, soothing and cooling properties are fantastic at treating skin burns and irritations. Did you know keeping liquid aloe on hand all year round can help soothe the digestive tract too? Just as the gel soothes our skin, the liquid has a comparable action on our […]