Leigh Matthews

Articles by Leigh Matthews

Health Benefits of Oregano Oil

On average, Canadian adults suffer from 2–5 colds every year, and if you have a child in daycare or school, chances are that your house is already shaking with sneezes. With more than 200 viruses responsible for the common cold, it’s practically impossible to avoid exposure – but there are ways to support immune function year-round. Step up oregano oil.

Support Your Bones – The Health Benefits of K2

Vitamin K2 is a little-known vitamin that is essential for strong, healthy bones and teeth, as well as for cardiovascular health. How does vitamin K support the health of your bones, teeth, and arteries? Before we take a look at the research, it’s important to understand the different types of vitamin K and why vitamin K2 is the one to look out for to support good health.

How Healthy Are Your Gums?

Good oral health is essential for overall health and quality of life. A happy, healthy mouth allows us to eat, drink, breathe, and to speak and smile.

Adaptogens: Stress-Busting Herbs To Keep You Happy & Healthy

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.

An in-depth look at Adaptogens

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.

Why You Should Be Eating Almonds

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.

Top Tips for Brain Health

  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…