Imagine being able to take back control of how you feel every day, both physically and emotionally. Sounds pretty good, right? This may sound unrealistic but nourishing your body with what it needs to function can be life changing! Holistic nutrition consists of 3 main pillars; mind, body and spirit. It also looks at allContinue reading “What Is Holistic Nutrition?”
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How to Survive A Vacation On A Strict Diet
Going away for the weekend with friends, getting invited to a cottage or a vacation property is one of the great perks in life – but it can obviously create some anxiety if you are on a diet, protocol or have dietary restrictions that your friends and/or family don’t share. An easy solution is toContinue reading “How to Survive A Vacation On A Strict Diet”
The Benefits of Hiking: Mind, Body and Spirit
Picture this: a fun activity that you can do alone, or in a group, that boosts your mood, forges stronger bonds with loved ones, builds muscle, bone density and is a great cardio workout. Does it feel too good to be true? Because it isn’t and as you may have already guessed from the titleContinue reading “The Benefits of Hiking: Mind, Body and Spirit”
Magnesium is a super mineral that is involved in a variety of body functions. It helps build bones, maintain a healthy immune system, as well as heart health. Trouble sleeping? Magnesium. Constipation? Magnesium. Stress and anxiety? Magnesium! Unfortunately, magnesium deficiency is seldom tested for, so it can be common – in fact, craving dark chocolateContinue reading “Magnesium”
The Sunshine Vitamin
We’re talking about Vitamin D! Depending on where you live, you may be like us and have to wait half the year for summer, as well as the opportunity to soak up some Vitamin D straight from the source. When your skin is directly exposed to the sun, it can produce Vitamin D, which actuallyContinue reading “The Sunshine Vitamin”
Folate vs. Folic Acid
It’s no secret that the 8 “B” Vitamins, also known as B Complex, are vitally important for our bodies. Not only do they promote healthy skin, strengthen our immune system, help convert food into energy, affect mood by helping to create neurotransmitters – but several B vitamins play important roles during pregnancy. Vitamin B7, biotin,Continue reading “Folate vs. Folic Acid”
Are B Vitamins Really THAT Complex?
Part 2…if you missed Part 1, you can start here! If you haven’t guessed by now, the answer is yes! The B Complex family performs a variety of essential functions for your body, including maintaining healthy skin, hair and eyes; maintaining internal tissue and a healthy immune system and helping the conversion of carbohydrates, fatsContinue reading “Are B Vitamins Really THAT Complex?”
Are B Vitamins Really THAT Complex?
You may have already heard of “B Complex” but did you know there are 8 B vitamins that make up this family? All contribute to your health in different ways, including healthy skin and hair maintenance. These water soluble vitamins cannot be stored by your body for very long, so it is important to beContinue reading “Are B Vitamins Really THAT Complex?”
Your Digestion Cheat Sheet
There are a lot of buzzwords swirling around digestion and it can feel a little overwhelming at first to navigate. Are probiotics and prebiotics the same thing? Is fibre really that important? What are these digestive juices I keep hearing about? Let’s find out… Probiotics Our bodies are full of bacteria and yeasts, some good,Continue reading “Your Digestion Cheat Sheet”
Why Is Digestion So Important?
At this point you have probably been hearing about digestion just about everywhere – but is it truly something we should be spending so much time thinking about? Digestion actually begins in your mouth and not only includes your stomach and intestines, but your esophagus, liver, gallbladder and pancreas also contribute. Various digestive juices allowContinue reading “Why Is Digestion So Important?”