Bath Bomb with Enerex BLACK SEED OIL

Bath Bomb with Enerex BLACK SEED OIL   8 ounces baking soda (about 1 cup) 4 ounces citric acid (1/2 cup) 1/2 cup (4 ounces) epsom salt 4 ounces cornstarch (about 3/4 cup) 2 TBSP of Enerex BLACK SEED OIL 2 tsp witch hazel (or water) plus a little more if needed   30-40 drops of essential oils or powdered dried herbs (may use lavender,...

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The Great Pumpkin is also great for your eyes!

The Great Pumpkin is also great for your eyes! Eye Health: Perhaps the most widely researched components of pumpkin, evident in its bright orange colour, are its eye-protecting carotenoids called Lutein and Zeaxanthin. Pumpkin is one of the best sources of Lutein and Zeaxanthin. Research shows that a deficiency in these carotenoids...

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8 Reasons why October's an Awesome Month...

8 Reasons why October's an Awesome Month... 1. Its beautiful fall colours. Autumn foliage reveals its finest moments until mid-October. Plan an escape to view some of the most colourful spots: Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley, Highlands, Cabot Trail, and north Cape Breton Island; Ontario’s Algonquin Provincial Park, Bruce Peninsula, Prince...

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PUMPKIN FACE MASK: FOR HEALTHIER, YOUNGER SKIN

PUMPKIN FACE MASK: FOR HEALTHIER, YOUNGER SKIN The Great Pumpkin!   Have you wondered what to do with the carved innards of a pumpkin after making a pie or jack o’ lantern? Well, they can be incorporated into a natural age-defying facial mask, along with some of the pumpkin flesh....

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A couple of interesting diet studies....

A couple of interesting diet studies....1. Is a Japanese diet really healthier than a North American one? The Japanese culture’s diet is often tooted as being the healthiest in the world. This Japanese study just published at the end of July says that a traditional Japanese diet is associated with a...

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5 NEW VEGETABLES TO TRY

5 NEW VEGETABLES TO TRY With farmers’ markets in full swing, their resplendent tables overflowing with colourful produce, it’s a perfect time of year to try a new vegetable. Influenced by international cultures that immigrated to Canada, local farmers sometimes cater to demands for vegetables used in Persian, Mexican, Chinese...

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Start Something New!

3 New Ways To Get Active  The cooler fall season, when anticipation of “going back to school” lingers in your mind no matter what your age, is the ideal time to learn something new. If you’re looking for a new way to stay active, these ideas are more fun than...

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CALM YOUR WORRIES

CALM YOUR WORRIESEveryone worries. But too much worrying creates anxiety, which can make you unable to cope; and long-term, it raises your risk of health problems. Forty-two million people in the US and Canada have anxiety disorders ranging from intense worry to debilitating heart palpitations. But this doesn’t mean you...

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BACK TO WORK BUT IN HOLIDAY MODE?

Back To Work But in Holiday Mode? Sometimes the worst part about vacation is coming home to real life responsibilities. Instead of waiting out the negative sluggishness for days after you return (and refusing to unpack, procrastinating on a pending project, and ignoring your inbox), take a more proactive approach. If...

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