All About Gut Health: Prebiotics vs. Probiotics

Health begins in our guts. About 70% of our immune system is located in our digestive system. Now more than ever, it’s imperative that we take good care of our gut health! By consuming a more whole foods diet combined with both prebiotic and probiotic rich foods, the beneficial bacteria residing in our guts canRead more

Self-Care Essentials

“Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow.” – Eleanor Brown I’ve always been an overachieving eager beaver. This characteristic of mine has done me well in my academic life and career up until now… My overachieving self was overworkedRead more

Cold + Flu Natural Supplements

The cold and flu season this year has been hitting us hard. Some people, including myself, have been sick back to back. This has caused me to write an entire page on natural health care supplements. Below are my favourites. ♥ BUILD UP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM WITH THESE SUPPLEMENTS VITAMIN C – Since the 1970s,Read more

All About Turmeric

Three things should come to mind when you hear the word “Turmeric:” anti-inflammatory, bright orange and golden milk latte. At least those are the three things I think of! Let’s dive a little deeper into the wonderful bright orange world of Turmeric! WHAT IS IT? Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is a root (rhizome) and is aRead more

Health Benefits of Drinking Water

Water is the primary component of all bodily fluids such as our blood, lymph, digestive juices, urine, tears and sweat. It helps digest food, eliminate wastes, transport oxygen, glucose and fat to our muscles, and regulate body temperature. Since our bodies are made up of approximately 60% water, we need to constantly replenish our bodies with water for proper bodily functions.

Spring Cleaning Brings Healing

SPRING, a time of purification, healing and rejuvenation. It’s the best time of the year for cleansing and fasting. Spring cleaning can help lighten the body both mentally and physically from the heaviness that winter brings. Our bodies are smart machines that knows just what to do. In preparation for the change in season, ourRead more