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Suffering From Chronic Inflammation? Try Turmeric!

Suffering From Chronic Inflammation? Try Turmeric!

Trending now: turmeric lattes. Instagram and other social media sites are currently teeming with colourful photos of turmeric lattes from local cafes. Not only are they delicious, the latte’s beautiful, rich, vibrant yellow colour makes it incredibly appealing to the eye. Have you ever wondered where turmeric gets its colour from? The ingredient curcumin is… Continue Reading

What’s the Deal With K2?

What’s the Deal With K2?

Ever heard of vitamin K2? If you’re like most people, we’re guessing the answer is no. And while this nutrient isn’t talked about much and may be easy to overlook, some say it’s the “missing link” between the Western diet and several diseases and health ailments we’re prone to suffer from.     Vitamin K… Continue Reading

Is Exercise Really That a Big ‘a Deal?

Is Exercise Really That a Big ‘a Deal?

I’m sure you’ve all heard the famous saying: food is 80% of the battle when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight or trying to shed some extra pounds. And for a large part, that’s correct. Eating a balanced diet full of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains is incredibly important for your health and weight… Continue Reading

Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular Health

The cardiovascular system consists of the heart (of course) and a complex network of blood vessels (veins, capillaries and arteries) that transport approximately 5 litres of blood throughout the body per minute. The cardiovascular system is responsible for transporting oxygen, nutrients, and hormones throughout the body, supporting the immune system, and essentially, for keeping you… Continue Reading

What is a Superfood?

What is a Superfood?

These days, while scanning the aisles of your local grocery store, you’ll probably notice a bunch of buzzwords marketers throw onto packaging, and quite willy-nilly if you ask us. Whether it’s the terms green, organic, or fairtrade, oftentimes companies will stick these words on their labels just to draw in the attention of uneducated, less… Continue Reading

Vitamins and Weight Loss

Vitamins and Weight Loss

Caught a cold? You know what all your friends will say: “take Vitamin C tablets and drink loads of orange juice!” If it’s deep in the dark of winter and you’re feeling low, you may grab your container of Vitamin D to compensate for the lack of sunshine. Vitamins are often the first cure we… Continue Reading

Can You Cheat Age?

Can You Cheat Age?

We’re all getting older and the wear and tear that naturally occurs in the body is in some ways inevitable… wrinkles, sagging skin, weak bones and fingernails…these are some of the most telltale signs of aging. And while we can’t stop the aging process and we must celebrate ourselves as our bodies transform into older… Continue Reading

Krill Oil: Is it different from fish oil?

Krill Oil: Is it different from fish oil?

You probably know that omega-3 fatty acids are essential for your overall health. Omega-3 fatty acids have numerous benefits, from lowering triglycerides, to increasing joint health and lowering the effects of arthritis, to acting as a natural antidepressant, to regular tissue development and repair… and the list goes on. It’s recommended that we consume fatty… Continue Reading

How to Create (and stick to!) Healthy Habits

How to Create (and stick to!) Healthy Habits

It’s 2018! Time to implement our resolutions and make those healthy changes. If this is the year you want to truly improve your health and change yourself, read on! We are committed to offering supportive products and tips to make you the best version of yourself this year, and for years to come.   It’s… Continue Reading

Treat Your Joints Like Gold

  Joint health is essential for optimal body functioning, especially as we age. There are the obvious, large joints to take care of (the knees, hips, and shoulders) but did you know know the human body has between 250-350 joints?! There are 30+ joints in the hand alone! Joints provide the mechanical structure to allow… Continue Reading

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