More Greens Please! If your idea of greens is a limp leaf of iceberg lettuce on your burger, it’s time to up your game and discover the wonderful world of highly nutritious, and highly delicious mizuna, kale, spinach, chard and other leafy greens. These plants are teeming with goodness, and are increasingly found as a more…
Now is the time to strengthen your game plan for preventing and managing diabetes, and your first step is to become more informed. Here’s what you should know about preventing and managing diabetes.
Around 62,000 people have strokes in Canada each year, according to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. While 80% of people survive, the consequences are usually life altering.
Arthritis is an age-old problem, and often a problem of old age, but chronic joint pain and reduced mobility need not be inevitable in our later years. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting arthritis research from the last little while.
It appears that men are taking a more active role in their health and in preventative medicine. There has been an increase in men’s health awareness in recent years; one particularly successful campaign is the annual Movember. But many men still need to pay more attention to their health.
Probiotics and digestive enzymes are increasingly popular natural products shown to support digestive health, but are digestive enzymes the same as probiotics? In short, no. There is, however, some overlap between the potential health benefits of these natural supplements
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.
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!
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…
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!