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Collagen: Man’s Best Friend

Collagen is a type of protein that is found in the connective tissue and bones - it's the foundation for healthy skin, bones, tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints. Although collagen supplements can be frequently found in the women's hair and skin section of health food stores, its benefits apply to [...]

June 15th, 2021|

Quercetin: Moving beyond immune support

For centuries, plants have been used for their therapeutic properties. Quercetin is one of many powerful plant-based bioflavonoids known for immune support, but its benefits extend far beyond that. What is quercetin? Quercetin is a flavonol, one of six subclasses of plant pigments called flavonoids which give many fruits, vegetables [...]

May 14th, 2021|

Minerals: The Building Blocks Of Your Health

Vitamins get a lot of attention, but it's the minerals that are the true building blocks of your health. We rely on minerals to perform many functions - from regulating heartbeats to building hormones. The wide range of minerals are divided into macro- or trace minerals. Don't be fooled by [...]

April 29th, 2021|

A Natural Approach To Eliminate Bloating For Good

Most people experience bloating at one point or another. Bloating is normal after a big meal, but if it is a consistent reaction after every meal, a chronic underlying condition could be the culprit. Excessive gas, belching, and bloating are signs that you may be dealing with digestive system malfunction, [...]

April 8th, 2021|

The Complex Relationship Between Diet and Emotional Well-Being

You may be familiar with the phrase "you are what you eat", and it's true! There's a complex relationship between your diet and your emotional well-being. In any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health issue related to anxiety or depression. So, how can we support [...]

March 25th, 2021|

The impact of free radicals on your overall health

When it comes to healthy aging, you may hear recommendations such as getting moderate exercise, or eating a balanced diet full of fruits and vegetables. Though these suggestions are simple, they are more powerful than you think. This is because regular exercise and antioxidant consumption play an important role in [...]

March 2nd, 2021|

The Benefits of Exercise for Skin and Hair

It's a well-known fact that exercise strengthens the body in many ways. But what you may not know is that exercise also benefits your skin and hair by giving it a healthy boost! Read on to learn some of the surprising benefits of exercise. How does exercise promote healthy skin? [...]

February 10th, 2021|

CBT-Fitness: A Game Changer in the Field of Health and Fitness

What is CBT-Fitness? CBT-Fitness (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy-Fitness) is a form of psycho-fit-therapy that modifies the connections between a person's thoughts, feelings, and behaviours with respect to health and fitness. By challenging unbalanced beliefs and attitudes, CBT-Fitness empowers people to break negative patterns of behaviour. The individual is the focal point [...]

January 5th, 2021|