One of the biggest challenges many people face when trying to adopt or adhere to a healthy diet and lifestyle is the extra cost. Unfortunately, it is true that eating fresh, organic whole foods, and using chemical-free household and personal care products do cost more than processed and fast food or conventional drug-store products. Therefore, […]
Simple, natural tips to achieve Wellness in all areas of life.
Most of us have a love-hate relationship with sugar. We love to eat it because it is so sweet and delicious, but we hate the effects it has on our body. What Is Sugar? Sugar is a sweet tasting carbohydrate. It occurs in different forms, and is found in many different foods. Sugar is naturally […]
Anyone who has experienced constipation knows how uncomfortable it can be. Unfortunately, constipation is a very, very common health problem, affecting 19% to 24% of North Americans. Constipation accounts for 8 million doctor visits a year, and women are twice as likely to suffer from it than men (source, source, source). Constipation is defined as […]
I stinkin’ love Himalayan salt lamps. We have one in nearly every room of our house. Not only are they beautiful, unique and emit a calm gentle glow, they also deliver some pretty impressive, yet subtle health benefits. What is a Himalayan Salt Lamp? A salt lamp is essentially a chunk of pure salt from […]
It is January. This time of year is difficult for many people. The excitement of the Holiday Season has ended, and it feels so long until spring greets us with its beautiful crocuses and daffodils. It is so easy to slip into what feels like a never-ending funk during these cold dark months. Here are […]
High blood pressure is incredibly common in Canada. One in five Canadian adults aged 20 to 79 and one in every two above age sixty suffer from it (source). High blood pressure puts extra stress on our heart and blood vessels. As well, it is associated with other conditions such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome and […]