Category: Ken’s Blog

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

Is Exercise Really That a Big ‘a Deal?

Posted on February 13, 2018 -

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…Read More

Cardiovascular Health

Posted on February 13, 2018 -

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…Read More

What is a Superfood?

Posted on February 13, 2018 -

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…Read More

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