Surprise! These 5 Foods Are Not Gluten-Free

Whether you have celiac disease or suffer from non-celiac gluten sensitivities, unknowingly eating even a small amount of gluten can lead to serious adverse reactions and digestive issues. Although wheat is the most common grain that contains gluten, it is also present in rye, barley, oats, triticale, and less familiar varieties of wheat, such as more…

5 Simple Secrets for Healthy Summer Hair

Ah, summer has arrived! The season of fresh local berries, warm summer evenings, lazy beach days, and parched, brittle hair. That’s right – summer hair can be an uphill battle! The good news is that you can help protect your tresses from the effects of UV rays, heat, pool water, or whatever summer throws your way more…

9 Unexpected and Useful Ways to Use Lemons

There’s nothing like a fresh slice of lemon to invigorate your senses and decorate your meal. But that’s not all they’re good for! Take your citrus beyond the norm with these nine practical – and somewhat unexpected – ways to use lemons: 1. Preserve Sliced Fruit Squeeze fresh lemon juice onto sliced fruit, such as apples, pears, more…

We Won the CHFA Supplier of Excellence Award

On May 14, 2016, Natural Factors was presented with the Supplier of Excellence Award from the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA). A supplier of excellence – what an honour! But what does this designation mean to us? Superior Product Quality First and foremost, it is recognition of our fierce, 50 year-long dedication to creating and more…

3 Simple Healthy Eating Tips

When we get strapped for time and find ourselves eating on the run too often, getting back to healthy eating can seem like a real challenge. But small additions and changes can go a long way to packing more nutrients into each meal. Here are 3 simple healthy eating tips: 1. Include Something Fresh and more…

What is Nutritional Yeast?

Nutritional yeast – nooch to some – is an absolute powerhouse of nutrition, but remains largely unknown in some circles or is associated only with the hippiest of vegans and vegetarians. These yellow flakes are growing in popularity, however, as word of its health benefits and nutty, slightly cheesy taste – not to mention its more…