NATURAL REMEDIES FOR BUG BITES

NATURAL REMEDIES FOR BUG BITES  When insects bite, it’s a saliva they release that causes inflammation, blisters and irritation.  Insect bite symptoms vary depending on sensitivity. To the same type of bite, you might have a small, slightly itchy bump that clears in a few days while somebody else will...

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CAMPING CHECKLIST: BUG PREVENTION

You’ve packed your sleeping bag, sunscreen, Coleman stove and shorts. You’ve got your food fixings, first aid kit and PF sun protection; but what about protection from insect bites? We often use the “shotgun to kill a mouse” approach when it comes to preventing bug bites during summer. Powerfully strong chemicals...

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WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE TO EXERCISE?

WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE TO EXERCISE? 5 Ways to Overcome Personal Barriers to Fitness Do you find it hard to get into the mood to exercise? Do you ever sabotage your efforts to get in shape by cheating on a diet or stopping exercise when you’ve been doing well? Do...

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Janie's Story - Oh My Sore Eyes!

Janie's Story - Oh My Sore Eyes Janie, 56, is a professional writer, and so works long hours at her computer. About two years ago, she started getting headaches that would persist at her forehead, along her eyebrows and at her temples. She began noticing that her eyes were often...

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2 Smoothie Recipes for Healthy Eyes

2 Smoothie Recipes for Healthy Eyes You may find that checking your refrigerator is just as important as getting an eye check-up to ensure healthy eyes. Make yourself a super smoothie that’s colourful to look at and rejuvenates eyes, which suits your peepers perfectly!Fresh foods rich in lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamin C...

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Enter to Win!

Look to see if your favourite health store is running an Enerex contest! These are running through the month of July: Alberta: Blush Lane, Marda Loop, Alberta, contest for Picnic Cooler: Total Health, 5015-51 Ave, Eckville, Alberta, contest for Picnic Cooler: British Columbia: Green Tree Health & Wellness, 355 Reid St. Quesnel...

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Healthy Chocolate

Healthy Chocolate   We all know that dark chocolate has healthful antioxidants. But what type of dark chocolate is best? Raw cacao (notice the spelling change) is the purest form of chocolate because it is much less processed than the cocoa used in most chocolate. Cacao is higher in antioxidants...

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Beautiful Coloured Easter Eggs,  using Natural Dyes

All-Natural Easter Eggs  You don’t need to buy decorative eggs for your annual Easter display or use chemical dyes to make them yourself. In fact, you can make colourful eggs that can be used year after year with all natural ingredients. Try this 2 Step process. STEP 1 1. Hollow Out Inside...

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Combatting Allergies

Combatting Allergies Leslea had struggled with respiratory allergies since she was a little girl. She always seemed to have a stuffy nose: in spring and summer from certain types of pollinating weeds, and the rest of the year from dust and feathers (from her feather pillow). She was tested by...

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