Spirulina | the little-known Superfood and its Amazing Properties


Have you heard of spirulina? It is truly an amazing superfood with some pretty spectacular benefits. This organism grows in both fresh and salt water and is a blue-green algae that is classified as a cyanobacteria. Like other plants, it gets its energy from the sun through the process of photosynthesis. Spirulina was originally eaten…

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When Life Gives You Lemons…Eat More Lemons


Yes, you can definitely make lemonade as well (just be careful not to add sugar, substitutes can be OK), but we also want to talk more specifically about this wonder fruit, lemons. DID YOU KNOW… That Real Estate agents suggest leaving a bowl of fresh lemons in your kitchen when preparing for an open house?…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and How an Ayurveda Approach Can Help

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (known as Amavata in Ayurveda) is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation in the joints. It can also cause inflammation of the tissue around the joints, and in other organs in the body. Autoimmune diseases are illnesses that occur when the body’s tissues are mistakenly attacked by their own immune system. People…

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Mindful Eating | Are You Practicing This?

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Picture the last meal you ate. Can you recall the fragrance? The colours? The textures? Perhaps you can recall what it felt like taking that first bite, or what it felt like when it crossed your lips. Chances are, you can recall the general details, but I’m suggesting you focus deeper. Mindful eating means slowing down…

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Pesticide Use In Canadian Fruits and Vegetables


It’s that time of year again! Fresh fruits and vegetables are in season, and Canadians will be flocking to the farmers markets for the freshest produce available. Although we all want to buy all organic produce to avoid pesticide use, this is not always possible for every person. And it’s not always possible for every…

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Thyroid Health | How Important Is Your Diet?

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Chances are, you knew you had a problem with your thyroid and it took a little while for your blood work to catch up to the inevitable. We know our bodies better than anyone else, and thyroid health is often one of those conditions that have us feeling a little frumpier, perhaps putting on weight or…

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods | Get Back To Better Health | Top 7 Foods


Anti-Inflammatory foods can be key to your overall health and well-being. Because unfortunately, thousands of people suffer from conditions that when the immune system overreaches it begins attacking healthy body tissues. Let’s first clear the air though, because inflammation, providing it’s happening in a healthy body isn’t all bad. For example, when you suffer a…

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