Articles by Leigh Matthews
Learn how to be a Weekend Warrior! There are big benefits to getting out in nature and pushing your body to its limits, but it’s also smart to be proactive about your health. That way, you can continue your outdoor adventures for years to come.
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.
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.
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.
Good health starts in the gut. Your microbiome could even be considered an organ in its own right, and plays an important role in your health and happiness.
Magnesium contributes to your overall health in many ways such as relaxing the muscles, & helps to metabolize carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
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.
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.
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?