Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Self-Care

Self-Care

Did you know that self-care is essential at any time of life and especially when trying to lose unhealthy weight? Self-care can be any activity we do to take care of ourselves. It is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the practice of taking an active role in...

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Intermittent Fasting – Can it help you?

Intermittent Fasting – Can it help you?

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a dietary approach that has become increasingly popular in recent years and seems to be all the rage right now. But what exactly is IF, and why is it so popular? Intermittent fasting involves abstaining from calorie-containing food and...

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Vitamin D has never had as much attention as it has in the last 18 months. Why are we talking about Vitamin D, and why is this vitamin so important? Also known as the “sunshine vitamin” Vitamin D is an essential vitamin responsible for numerous body functions, ranging...

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Supplements for our 4 legged friends

Supplements for our 4 legged friends

Supplements For Our Four Legged Friends Many pet parents fall into the trap of believing supplements are useless. Owners think food, water and exercise is enough to keep their furry friends healthy. Unfortunately, some cats and dogs live with nutritional deficiencies...

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B Vitamins

B Vitamins

Collectively known as the B vitamins, these vitamins are a group of water-soluble vitamins essential for several important functions in the body, including supporting metabolism and helping the body produce energy. Unlike the fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K), the...

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Your Mouth is the Mirror of your overall Health

Your Mouth is the Mirror of your overall Health

For as long as you can remember, your dental hygienist always reminds you to floss daily. Okay you say, and six months go by and you have flossed a handful of times during BBQ season or after eating popcorn. After 17 years as a dental hygienist, I have heard every...

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How’s your Immune System?

How’s your Immune System?

Every day our health and well being is threatened by the exposure to bacteria, germs, and other harmful pathogens. Thankfully our bodies have the amazing capability to protect us against these harmful pathogens through our immune system.  While modern medicine has...

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The Importance of Supplements

The Importance of Supplements

Did you know that supplement quality matters? Many people use dietary supplements to add vitamins, minerals, herbs, and nutrition to their bodies. However, not all supplements are created equal. Many products contain fillers and other ingredients such as dyes,...

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Sleep – What a beautiful thing

Sleep – What a beautiful thing

Sleep is crucial for our bodies to run optimally. While you rest at night, your body is busy maintaining, restoring, and strengthening itself. Sleep helps refresh and restore our brain and organ systems. It also regulates important hormones in your body, including...

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Children and Immunity

Children and Immunity

Schools are finally reopening and kids are excited to see their teachers and play with their friends! However exciting it is for the kids, parents, on the other hand, might feel a little apprehensive about what the school year in our “new normal” may bring. Even...

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Dementia

Dementia

As an only child of an aging mother who was recently diagnosed with dementia, I felt it was important to me to investigate and consider alternative treatments to help slow the progression of this awful and deteriorating disease. Although there is no magic pill or...

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Stressed?

Stressed?

It is no secret that in the last year and a half people’s stress levels have increased dramatically. From health, immunization, and financial worries, the impacts of this on top of our day-to-day stresses are enormous on our bodies.  Did you know that stress is one of...

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