Women’s Health Matters

You’re invited! Join Dr. Kate Rhéaume, ND, along with an expert panel of the top natural health specialists at the upcoming Women’s Health Matters lecture series focusing on women’s health. Learn about the various topics on women’s health including stress, menopause, hormones, nutrition and digestion. Dr. Rhéaume graduated from McMaster University and completed her professional training at the Canadian College of more…

About Magnesium: Why We Need It and How to Get It

Did you know that magnesium is an important factor in over 300 biological reactions? This important mineral can sometimes get overlooked, but it’s involved in many essential bodily activities. Here’s what you need to know about magnesium, including how to ensure you’re getting enough: About Magnesium There are many ways in which magnesium contributes to your more…

How to Choose a Plant-Based Protein Powder

Plant-based protein powder isn’t new, but it does seem to be gaining in popularity. These days, there’s a wide variety of products to choose from, so it can be hard to determine which is best suited to your lifestyle and dietary needs. For those considering adding a plant-based protein powder to their diet, but don’t more…

Eating Organic: The Benefits and the Basics

Over the last several years, we have seen a rise in demand for organic foods. While we have become more health conscious and environmentally focused, the benefits of eating organic foods have become more top of mind. The Benefits of Eating Organic By choosing to eat organic, you help support sustainable farming practices that focus on more…

Spring Recipe: Fresh Radish Butter Spears

You don’t need a fancy recipe to enjoy eating fresh spring produce. But a great Spring recipe is hard to ignore – especially when healthy seasonal ingredients are right at your fingertips. To enjoy real spring flavours while maintaining the full spectrum of vitamins, minerals, and other phytonutrients, keep your preparation as light and breezy more…

4 Ways to Use Fresh Mint in the Kitchen

Mint is a summer staple in many herb gardens that is known for being very easy to grow. So what do you do with an abundant supply of fresh mint? The Different Types of Mint Before we get into all the tasty ways to use fresh mint, let’s look at two of the most common more…

How to Maintain A Probiotic-Friendly Diet

Probiotics are microorganisms that have a beneficial effect on health. The gastrointestinal tract and genitourinary tract are teeming with bacteria and other microorganisms. Some are good, some are bad, and what we consume can have a significant impact on these organisms. Here are a few tips to help maintain a probiotic-friendly diet: Probiotic Supplements High-quality more…

4 Essential Hair, Skin, and Nail Tips for Spring

Spring has finally sprung. What a relief to exchange those mitts and toques for spring attire and expose that – oh so in need of attention – skin, hair, and nails that have been suffering beneath your winter gear all season. Thankfully, spring is the time for rejuvenation – on the inside and out! Here more…