Adaptogens are natural substances, including herbs, that help the body cope with both mental and physical stress. They can have a wide variety of effects, including supporting healthy function of the adrenal glands.
Almonds are delicious and versatile, and there’s now mounting evidence to suggest that they support heart health, gut health, appetite management, and even skin 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 Canadians more…
When it comes to your health, your lifestyle choices are much more dominant than your genes. It’s always a good time to adopt new habits to improve your well-being. Learn about 5 healthy lifestyle changes that could have the most significant impact on your health.
Fewer than half of New Year’s resolutions are successful within the first six months of the year. The problem is that typical resolutions are too concrete, making them difficult to stick to. “Lose 20 lbs”, “exercise more”, “spend less money”; whatever it may be, many resolutions don’t have the wiggle room to accommodate real life. And this can be a set-up for disappointment.
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.