Eat your greens, they are good for you! We have heard this time and again but what do greens really do for us?
The benefits of greens have been recognized for ages, used traditionally as medicinal ingredients for topical and internal use. Current research indicates more specific benefits of greens include helping improve vision, boosting digestion, […]
We are all about the proper social distancing but that doesn’t mean we are going to forego the opportunity to get together with our friends and family in the backyard. For a delicious and nutritious twist on some of your favourite summertime treats try out these amazing organic superfood enhanced recipes.
1 Scoop Prairie Naturals […]
Greens whole foods have powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents that are known to combat a host of health challenges. The unique combination of these superfoods plus spirulina and live probiotics helps boost the immune system, metabolism, energy, and brain function plus, aids in lowering cholesterol levels, alkalizing and detoxifying the body. They are juiced for […]
If you’re looking to refresh your routine this spring—think plants! Plant foods are awesome, they have so much more to offer than simply micro and macronutrients. They also contain thousands of different bioactive compounds, commonly referred to as phytonutrients, that can provide physiological benefits through mechanisms such as fighting free radicals (think antioxidants), reducing inflammation, […]
Just think about it for a moment. Think about all the brilliant colours of all the fruits and vegetables that grow on our amazing planet. Imagine this edible rainbow with all the colours of health. Did you know that every colour and shade in the plant kingdom yields its own unique nutritional spectrum? Each of […]
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 […]
“The world needs more Canada!” is a sentiment that has been famously made by one of my favourite US presidents, Barack Obama. Bono, Canada’s biggest fan, who also happens to be an Irish rock star, has said it too.
For so many Canadians, we may understand this sentiment without really understanding it. That’s probably why Bono […]
Phew! Man, what a day? While you were feeling stressed out you may have sought out comfort and energy in a cup of coffee and a buttery baked good. According to research you may be better off reaching for a handful of nuts or a salad that is rich in magnesium. Okay, agreed – these […]
January brought the long-awaited new food guide for Canadians, and although there is room for improvement, the new focus on fruits and vegetables is certainly a step in the right direction. Many plant foods are known as superfoods because they provide an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients without a lot of excess […]
These days, anyone would feel overwhelmed by all the different, often conflicting health advice coming at us from all directions. But one consistent recommendation through the years has been to increase daily vegetable and fruit consumption. But what is evolving is the volume and level of details we continue to learn about the nutrition benefits […]