How do digestive enzymes work?

Indigestion affects nearly one third of North Americans today. Symptoms such as gas, bloating, abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhea are common signs that you may be having trouble digesting proteins, fats, or carbohydrates in your food. This can harm your body and cause you to miss out on important nutrients and microelements that pass through your system unabsorbed.

Vitamin K2 – A True Super-Nutrient

K2 blog

Somehow, incredibly, it has been almost four years since I last updated on vitamin K2. There’s a lot to catch up on! Here is an overview of the latest studies and trends.
Exciting new research is adding to the case for vitamin K2 as a breast cancer fighter. Breast cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer worldwide and efforts to improve treatment strategies for patients with the disease are critically important in saving lives.

Computers are not magic boxes!

Gary teaching coding

In today’s world, computers are everywhere. While most of us know how to use them for basic functions, there are still many people who are intimidated by the growing use of technology.
Gary insists that coding is about more than being a programmer. He expresses that it’s about logical thinking. The idea is being able to identify patterns and then knowing how to get the computer to repeat that pattern.

Fermented Foods for Better Nutrition

WES Fermented Foods

You’ve likely been told to “eat your greens” at some point or another. After all, fruit and vegetables play a critical role in your nutrition and overall health. But is there a way to further enhance the value of farm-fresh, plant-based foods? There sure is, through fermentation!

Focus on Eye Health

NF blog Eye Health

It is certainly no misnomer that eating carrots helps protect your eyesight, but what else can you do to support your eye health? The focus on low-fat and fat-free diets in recent years will have set many people up for poor eye health in later life. This is because protective compounds like lutein and other more…

How to Breathe During Exercise

Learning how to breathe properly during exercise can do wonders for your performance, stamina, and recovery rate. Knowing when to inhale and exhale during exercise can be tricky, but with a little practice, proper technique can quickly become a healthy habit!

New UCLA Study Suggests Curcumin Can Improve Memory, Mood, and Attention

If you find it hard to pay attention, you’ll want to pay attention to the latest study carried out by a team of researchers at UCLA. In an 18-month clinical trial, researchers found evidence that curcumin, the bright yellow pigment found in turmeric root, may help improve attention, memory, and mood in older adults with mild age-related memory complaints.