Category: Weight Loss

6 Tips to Achieve Work/Life Balance

Posted on May 4, 2018 -

If you’re working the traditional eight hours per day, 40 hours per week work schedule (and lots of people work more than this), that’s approximately 25% of your time spent working. When work starts to spill into other areas of your life, not only do you lose precious time to be with your family and…Read More

5 Reasons Why You Should Practice Yoga

Posted on April 11, 2018 -

Yoga has been around for thousands of years in Eastern cultures, and has more recently become established here in the West. Especially on Vancouver Island where we’re based, it’s hard to go more than a block without seeing a yoga studio! But there are several reasons yoga has become so popular. The benefits to strength,…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

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

Nutrition and Weightloss

Posted on August 5, 2010 -

Does A Weight-loss Program Require Nutritional Supplements? Many people think of a natural vitamin and mineral supplement as something used just to maintain basic health and well being. But when they find themselves taking 6 capsules of a herbal supplement, to aid their weight-loss program, they may decide that they can forgo their regular vitamin…Read More

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