Adaptogens: What are they – and are they safe to supplement with?

You may hear the word ‘STRESS’ and immediately think of the mental and emotional aspects along the lines of feeling overwhelmed, overly busy, and/or anxious.   In reality, the body actually encounters different forms of stress every day and is always working to restore equilibrium.   Your body is literally constantly being bombarded by stress... Continue Reading →

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10 Anti-aging Hacks That Don’t Cost a Thing!

SENESCENCE or biological aging is the gradual deterioration of functional characteristics. The word senescence can refer either to cellular aging or to deterioration of the whole organism. (Eek, deterioration!)  FACT: we all get older every single day and each person’s aging process will look different. But, despite Wikipedia’s definition of “biological aging”, don’t you think... Continue Reading →

Can Lack of Sleep Cause Weight Gain

Are you stuck trying to figure out why you’re gaining weight — or why it’s so difficult to lose those extra pounds that just seemed to sneak up on you despite not changing your diet or exercise habits? This is often referred to as Weight Loss Resistance - and it’s exactly how it sounds: weight... Continue Reading →

Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) 101

Most people diagnosed with an autoimmune condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, or psoriasis, are familiar with flare-ups – episodes where symptoms of their condition suddenly become more severe and/or resurface after a period of remission. These flare-ups are often frustrating and uncomfortable for those living with these conditions. Many autoimmune diseases have been... Continue Reading →

Corn…Shaping Up To Be The New Gluten?

Like gluten, corn - and its many derivatives are in everything. No joke - EVERYTHING. From packaged foods to dairy products and chewing gum. It’s even in so many of your favourite household, health and beauty products -- nooo, not my toothpaste, aspirin, perfume, shampoo and makeup?! Ever get a hint of popcorn when you... Continue Reading →

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast?  Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes?  Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again?   Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss.  This is because protein helps you feel fuller longer and uses up... Continue Reading →

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