How To Choose A Probiotic

supplement bottle label

Looking for an everyday probiotic to support health?  Try these easy tips to find a good product on the shelf in your natural health store. Lots of Species – Each species has a unique health benefit, just like vitamins, so make sure you choose a product that contains at least 10 billion active cultures. Get […]

Spinach Risotto

Spinach Risotto

Who doesn’t love Spinach Risotto? Swap out the white risotto rice with brown rice and add in a few healthy fats and enjoy. Brown rice is an excellent source of fibre, vitamins and minerals, protein, and even esstential fatty acids–all important for blood sugar! Add in the walnuts for some vitamin E and essential Omega-3, these two […]

In the News: Green Coffee Bean Extract

Green Coffee Bean & Weight

It’s hard to miss hearing about the new weight loss superstar, green coffee bean extract, as it’s endlessly being featured in magazines like Woman’s World and, on talk shows like Dr. Oz. There is a lot of hype behind green coffee bean extract, and some are touting it as this summer’s bikini-body must-have supplement—but what’s […]

Cleansing: Trend or Health Revolution?

Milk Thistle Plant

Ah, the annual ‘clean-up’. Time to tidy the garage, dust the house, and cleanse your body. Cleansing, the practice of promoting the body to rid itself of unwanted toxins, is a growing trend, and one that you may have tried this past spring and/or winter (the two most popular times to cleanse). Why do people […]

Rhubarb Parfait

Rhubarb yogurt

Planting a garden this year? How about adding some rhubard, which can be harvested from about April to September in Canada and the United States. Rhubarb is a great source of calcium which is one of the minerals needed for bone health. In addition, it is a good source of Lutein, a compound which is […]