Let’s Talk About IBS

Let’s Talk About IBS

April is IBS Awareness Month, so we thought we would focus this week’s blog on the basics of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. We’ll discuss what IBS is, diagnosis as well as diet and lifestyle management. What is IBS? IBS is a chronic functional bowel disorder characterized...
Ways to Boost Your Immunity

Ways to Boost Your Immunity

Ways to Boost Your Immunity Immunity has been a topic of interest in 2020 and will continue into 2021. The COVID-19 Pandemic has led to a lot of questions surrounding the immune system and how it actually works! The immune system is the body’s way of protecting...
5 Essentials for a Better Immune System

5 Essentials for a Better Immune System

5 Essentials for a Better Immune System. A strong immune system is important during the cold and flu season and the current coronavirus pandemic. While quality sleep, regular exercise, adequate hand-washing and social distancing all play a role in maintaining a...
Are All Plant-Based Diets Healthy?

Are All Plant-Based Diets Healthy?

Are All Plant-Based Diets Healthy? Veganism and vegetarianism are becoming more and more popular in the world today. The reasons are vast and endless due to sustainability, environmental reasons, health reasons or due to animal cruelty… the list could go on. But...
Scary Truths About Salt

Scary Truths About Salt

Scary Truths About Salt Salt is a vital electrolyte needed in the body to maintain metabolic reactions such as proper fluid balance, nerve impulse transmission and aid in the contraction and relaxation of our muscles. Basically, we can’t live without it. One of the...
The Truth About Protein

The Truth About Protein

The Truth About Protein Years ago, most of us gave little thought to protein. But thanks to the huge increase of high-protein/low-carbohydrate diets like Atkins and, more recently, the Paleo movement (which favours a diet high in unprocessed protein like wild-caught...