Vitamin D and Anemia

Posted on April 4, 2018 -

Vitamin D (aka the “sunshine vitamin”) is a fat-soluble vitamin that promotes several functions in the body. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium to stimulate bone and joint health, improves digestion, increases concentration and memory, boosts mood, supports immune health, and prevents certain disease and ailments (breast cancer, heart disease, depression, and weight gain,…Read More

What Anxiety Is and What to Do About It

Posted on March 29, 2018 -

Anxiety is a state of worry, apprehension, and fear. It is the body’s response to stress and uncertainty, whether an imminent danger or something perceived only in the mind as potentially harmful. In today’s world, fear isn’t provoked only in response to fight or flight-inducing situations such as a bear running after you (although on…Read More

Quick Tips for Healthy Joints

Posted on March 26, 2018 -

Healthy joints are essential for our physical functioning, and we need to care for our joints in order to keep them in solid working order. Especially as we enter spring and leave winter, it’s time to get back into regular movement and lubricate our joints after the cold weather hibernation. Like the solid foundation of…Read More

Use Food to Change Your Mood

Posted on February 27, 2018 -

Though science hasn’t yet found a food that instantly elevates mood or cures depression, there are definitely some bites you can choose on a daily basis to improve your overall long-term mood. The basic principle behind using food to help with your mood is that eating certain foods can alter brain structure, aiding in brain…Read More

Natural Ways to Reduce Stress

Posted on February 26, 2018 -

It’s common to feel some level of stress and anxiety in today’s world. Driving in traffic; too much time spent staring at a computer screen; managing never ending to do lists… these are all enough to raise stress levels and feelings of anxiety and overwhelm. Sometimes it can be tempting to get away from it…Read More

Probiotics: the Good Bacteria?

Posted on February 22, 2018 -

Bacteria has a bad rap. And sometimes, for good reason. They cause many different illnesses with varying levels of severity whether it be the common cold or pneumonia, and even diseases like tuberculosis. Though the problems bacteria cause can be frightening, it’s important to understand that bacteria aren’t all harmful. In fact, there are approximately…Read More

Your Morning Routine is Crucial!

Posted on February 20, 2018 -

The way you start your day sets the tone for the rest of your waking hours. Starting your day “on the right foot” and not “on the wrong side of the bed” are phrases we commonly throw around but are actually essential for your overall wellbeing. Even if you’re not a naturally inclined “morning person,”…Read More

Suffering From Chronic Inflammation? Try Turmeric!

Posted on February 19, 2018 -

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…Read More

What’s the Deal With K2?

Posted on February 15, 2018 -

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…Read More

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