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 […]
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 everyday. Inside your mouth, intestines, urinary tract – and for women vaginal tract – there are 100 trillion bugs […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]