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Natural Ways to Support Healthy Sleep

Sleep truly is at the base of the health pyramid. It is such a vital pillar of health that so often gets neglected. According to Statistics Canada, Canadians are not getting enough sleep1 and insomnia affects a large percentage of the population on a situational, recurrent and chronic basis2. Now as the world is facing […]

4 Tips to Keep Your Immune System Happy

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 […]

Melatonin for Better Sleep

Are you one of the many Canadians suffering from a lack of quality sleep? A recent Canadian study showed that 55% of women and 43% of men between the ages of 18-49 experience sleep issues.1 Melatonin is a supplement that can help you get to sleep sooner, and stay asleep longer for a better next day.

Melatonin […]

Simple Strategies for Better Sleep

Humans are the only mammals that willingly delay their sleep. Perhaps you’ve been staying up more often lately watching your favourite television series, or spending more time on your phone scrolling through social media during the night.

Unfortunately, sleep deprivation can affect our mood, making us more irritable. Lack of sleep also causes an inability to […]

The Missing Key Could Be 5-HTP

Serotonin is one of the major neurotransmitters in the body that plays important roles in emotional well-being, sleep, pain, and appetite. Low serotonin can be an underlying factor in multiple chronic health problems including fibromyalgia and migraines.

Naturally sourced from the seed of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia, 5-HTP readily crosses the blood-brain barrier and is […]

Manage Your Mental Health

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 Canadians will personally experience a mental health issue such as anxiety or depression in any given year. By the age of 40, half of Canadians will have, or have had, a mental illness and this crosses all ages, education levels, incomes and cultures. Nearly half […]

The Right Recipe for Relaxation

When it comes to leading a healthy, well-balanced life, there really is no substitute for a proper diet, adequate rest, and regular physical activity. However, despite our best efforts, many of us still find ourselves struggling to meet the demands of family, friends, and career, often putting any personal needs to the back burner. To […]

Dream Big with Melatonin

Are you one of the many Canadians suffering from a lack of quality sleep? A recent Canadian study showed that 55% of women and 43% of men between the ages of 18-49 experience sleep issues.1 Melatonin is a supplement that can help you get to sleep sooner, and stay asleep longer for a better next day.

Melatonin […]

Pivot to Wellness – Health Trends for 2020

Wellness is not just about changing your diet, your lifestyle or what you consume anymore. It is a mindset, a shift of current beliefs and actions. Individuals are choosing plant based, plastic free and ingredient swaps because they have to – not only to support their health but our fragile environment. Consumers are more conscious now than ever about the […]

Tips and Tools for Self-Care

Mind & Body Connection 

Tuning in to our mind-body connection becomes important in building a self-care practice. This can help us better manage stress – the main culprit of illness.

A normal stress response involves an interconnected relationship between our brain and nervous system. It’s a complex orchestration of signaling and releasing hormones (like cortisol, adrenaline […]