4 Back to School Supplements for Energy, Concentration and Immune Support

The back to school season is thoroughly upon us, and you may have noticed your child has brought home more than tonight’s homework. Often the first problem people come across after their bouncing well-holidayed kiddy-winks are back to school is the sudden influx of back-to-school bugs, viruses and general immune system mayhem. You can boost your…

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Getting Enough Iron on a Plant-Based Diet (Part Three)

Welcome to part 3 of our 3-part blog series on getting enough iron on a plant-based diet.In this blog post we’ll be covering supplements, especially focusing on iron, B12 and folate. If you missed part one and part two, check them out now 😊 Do I need to supplement? Supplementation is individual to everyone. Your…

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Getting Enough Iron on a Plant-Based Diet (Part Two)

Welcome to part 2 of our 3 part blog series on getting enough iron on a plant-based diet. If you missed part 1, check it out here. In this blog post we’ll be covering ways to promote better iron absorption naturally, in order to boost iron levels and avoid certain traps that we often unknowingly…

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Getting Enough Iron on a Plant-Based Diet (Part One)

Iron, along with B12 and protein have to be some of the most commonly questioned nutrients when someone goes plant-based, vegan, or simply chooses not to eat meat. “Where will you get your iron from?” “Will you get enough?” “Don’t you need meat for iron?” “Where do you get your B12 from?” For those wondering…

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Magnesium: Whats the scoop?

Magnesium is a vital mineral for optimal health and wellbeing, which plays a critical role in over 300 reactions in your body. These include: activating enzymes transmitting nerve impulses regulating hormonal function balancing electrolytes in the body detoxification musculoskeletal integrity and releasing energy on the cellular level Magnesium rich foods include: nuts and seeds wholegrains…

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7 Ways to Nip Holiday Stress in the Bud and Help Support a Healthy Stress Response

The holidays are a time to share and celebrate with family and friends, and during this festive time of year, stress levels can rise significantly. When this stress builds up, all of the body’s systems can become affected, especially when we’re pushing and pulling ourselves through stressful situations and seasonal obligations.Ultimately this can leave us…

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Probiotics FAQs

What are probiotics? Probiotics are the good bacteria responsible for keeping everything within our digestive system in check. Our body homes billions of bacteria, both good and bad. There are at least 10 times the amounts of bacteria in our bodies than there are cells. The majority of our bacteria are located in the digestive…

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8 Great Reasons to Eat More Fat

Fat – A simple three letter word that sends many dieters running towards the horizon. Hundreds of thousands of people are trying to cut fat out of their diet in a desperate bid to ‘be healthier and lose weight’’. The idea is, in a sort, correct. I mean saturated fats absolutely do clog up your…

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