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 […]
An intake of minerals is essential to all living creatures – plants, animals and humans. Minerals are essential elements found in soil through the erosion of mineral salts. We consume minerals by eating the plants that grow in the soil and foods derived from animals that consume plants. Minerals are utilized in the human body […]
Humankind has been troubled throughout history by the viral infection known as the common cold, but rarely has it and viruses like the flu received as much attention as they do today. On average, Canadian adults contract between 2-5 colds each year, with an 85% chance of experiencing at least one within that period.1 With […]
The gut is the foundation of good health and home to trillions of bacteria. In fact, gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) represents almost 70% of the entire immune system. Keeping your gut healthy is a key factor for good immune health.
While some bacteria are associated with disease, others are extremely important for your health. According to […]
Cold and flu season is upon us, and even with our best efforts to prevent getting sick, symptoms can strike.
We’re all familiar with the feeling of being bedridden with an achy body, sore throat, congested lungs, and a runny nose, hoping for for a quick recovery – and herbs can help!
Medicinal herbs have been used […]
The healing powers of mushrooms have been well known to humans for thousands of years in Tibet, China, India and other ancient cultures.
For instance, Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus), this tree mushroom has been known to enhance memory and cognitive ability and calm the nervous system. Lion’s Mane stimulates the synthesis of nerve growth factor (NGF), […]
Our capacity to fight antigens is reduced when we endure protracted stress. That’s why an optimized immune system is one of the most important insurance policies we’ll ever rely upon. Maintaining a strong foundation when it comes to our immunity is important year-round, of course, but it’s particularly meaningful when life throws us a curve […]
My immune boosting strategies include healthy lifestyle habits and consciously considering what I’m eating and drinking, as well as the supplements I’m taking on a regular basis. I want to share my own easy to follow set of guidelines that may offer help to others during this pandemic.
Here are my recommendations:
1. I take vitamin D3 […]
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 […]
We know your family’s health has always been your priority. Ours too! Whether it is small children, your partner, or caring for your aging parents, we know you want what is best for them and that should include good nutrition and supplements.
Your immune system functions better if you are not stressed and fatigued. Bio-Strath is your one […]