Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Skin Series 3:  Eczema

Skin Series 3: Eczema

  Treatment today is majorly lacking for eczema. So many parents are struggling with treating their child’s chronic eczema, often with topical steroid applications which are basically bandaid solutions to a never-ending problem. Eczema, also called atopic...

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Skin Series 2:  Nutrients for Acne

Skin Series 2: Nutrients for Acne

Everyone deals with pimples at some point in their life - you might have had one or two as a teenager or might be struggling with chronic acne now. It’s an extremely common skin condition, affecting almost 20% of the Canadian population, mostly between the ages of 12...

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Skin Series 1:  Healthy Aging Skin

Skin Series 1: Healthy Aging Skin

As we age, our skin does as well. People all over the world spend a lot of money to reverse or mask fine lines and wrinkles, which are two signs of aging. Over time, our skin goes through changes as a result of our lifestyle. How much we sleep, what we eat, and how...

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Alopecia Awareness Month

Alopecia Awareness Month

  Everyone and their dog has seen “the slap” at this point - the infamous smack that landed Will Smith in quite a bit of hot water with popular culture. He was defending his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, during the Oscars after Chris Rock made an unfortunate and...

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Longevity & Healthy Ageing

Longevity & Healthy Ageing

With the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth ll, at the age of 96, I am inspired by her superlative reign, her unwavering dedication to public service and mostly, the amount of years she spent happily and healthily as the second longest reigning monarch in our history. ...

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Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal Mushrooms

  The medicinal use of mushrooms dates back thousands of years because of the varied and uniquely adaptive benefits for they have health. With functional medicine and holistic nutrition becoming increasingly popular, we’re seeing a resurgence of interest in these...

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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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