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Corn…Shaping Up To Be The New Gluten?

August 3, 2020

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…

Bone Broth – All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

July 28, 2020

Bone Broth – All It’s Cracked Up To Be? Remember when Grandma would always have a big pot of broth or stock simmering, filling the kitchen with the enchanting aroma of chicken soup? Well, move over dehydrating, overstimulating afternoon coffee – because there’s a new “addiction” in town! Not only does a cup of hot…

Exercise, Sleep And Your Waistline

July 21, 2020

Exercise, Sleep And Your Waistline When it comes to managing your health and your weight, it’s no secret that exercise and sleep are huge factors. You know that exercise will help you burn off some extra calories and boost your metabolism. But you also know that sleep is essential for your overall health and well-being.…

Hair, Skin & Nails – Why Are They Considered Beacons of Health?

July 13, 2020

Hair, Skin & Nails – Why Are They Considered Beacons of Health? Your physical appearance can tell you a lot about your internal health. Most natural health practitioners include a physical examination since the condition of your hair, skin, and nails can be indicators of underlying health issues, like nutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, and the…

Could Your Health Issues Actually Be Nutrient Deficiencies?

July 7, 2020

Could Your Health Issues Actually Be Nutrient Deficiencies? Many nutrition professionals generally advise that a healthful, balanced diet can provide most people with the nutrients essential for good health. Fruit and vegetables naturally contain a number of beneficial nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fibre, antioxidants and other biologically active components – or phytochemicals. In fact,…

Detox Diets And Body Cleanses: Are They Even Safe?

June 29, 2020

Detox Diets And Body Cleanses: Are They Even Safe? Detox diets…body cleanses…colon cleanses…bowel cleanses… You’ve probably heard all of these terms used in reference to “ridding your system of unhealthy toxins” — but what do these terms actually mean? Do you really need to be on a ‘detox diet’ or ‘cleansing’ your body? Are programs…