Humans have survived because of our ability to respond to our environment and its many stresses. In today’s world of hurried life, work and social pressures, pollution, chemicals, and nutrient deficient foods, the demand on our minds and bodies to cope with stress is greater than ever. A group of ancient herbs, known as adaptogens, can help.
For something that just passes through your digestive tract without actually being absorbed, dietary fibre contributes a lot to your health – especially heart health.
Short days, limited sunlight, and cool wet weather can make many of us feel “blue” at times. The concern is when your gloomy mood follows a seasonal pattern and impacts your ability to function normally.
You’ve probably heard by now that there are various heart-health benefits associated with a Mediterranean-style diet, but did you know that eating this way could also be good for your brain?
Most bathroom cabinets are overflowing with lotions and potions to tackle the exterior signs of aging, but the real fear for many of us, is not how we’ll look in five, ten, or fifteen years. It’s the fear of dementia and, more specifically, Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association of Canada, over 747,000 more…
Heart disease is a major problem and the statistics are concerning. Every 7 minutes, someone dies from heart disease or stroke in Canada, which are two of the three leading causes of death in this country.
Winners are chosen through research on thousands of press releases with emphasis put on innovation and high quality. Retailers were asked to recommend nominees on 2014’s best new offerings of which Whole Earth & Sea was picked.
In this 1 minute video, Dr. Kate Rhéaume-Bleue, N.D. explains how protein is important for boosting muscle mass and strength in those young and old. The body also uses protein for wound healing, recovering from illness, and much more.
In this 1 minute video, Dr. Kate Rhéaume-Bleue, N.D. explains that according to a recent study, participants that had lower blood sugar were more likely to opt for a small sum of money immediately. The results indicate that when we have more energy available to our brain, we tend to make more rational and future-oriented decisions.
We all lead busy lives and some of us have a niggling habit of relegating time off to the bottom of our priority list. Others try to cram a year’s worth of relaxation into two weeks of paid vacation, only to de-stress just in time to go back to work.