3 THINGS YOUR GUT NEEDS BESIDES PROBIOTICS

We all know that probiotics are good for the gut. That means you need to top up your supply of beneficial bacteria to keep a balance of good and bad micro-organisms in your digestive tract. But that isn’t all you need in your gut to ensure that this vital region...

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FISH OIL BENEFITS MAY DEPEND ON VITAMIN E

Remember when vitamin E was the go-to vitamin that topped nutrition trends? Was it hear-say hype or an unsung hero that now gets forgotten? According to new research in the journal Molecular Neurobiology (April 2018), vitamin E is not only vital for the brain, it quietly helps the currently trendy fish...

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5 New Ways to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Tired of the tried and tested methods that don’t seem to help you fall asleep? The latest trends in sleep therapy range from pure and simple to power-driven and scientific. Here are five new trends that may help you get more zzzzzz’s… and don’t involve drugs or counting sheep.  1....

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Win a Bike!

Look for your opportunity to Win a Bike at these participating locations: Nature's Fare, Vernon, BC until August 31st Blush Lane, Mardeloop AB Winner: Abaco Health, #8 - 3818 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC until June 17th Organic Earth Market, 6487 Quinpool Road, Halifax, NS Winner: Heather Rea https://www.instagram.com/p/Bir5mdCH8AM/?hl=en&taken-by=oem_halifax Homegrown Health & Wellness, 244...

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Longevity, the New Anti-Aging!

Longevity is the new “anti-ageing.” The latest talk about ageing doesn’t try to resist or ignore it. People acknowledge that living a long time in a healthful state is more valuable – and constructive – than desperately trying to turn back the hands of time. It goes far deeper than...

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A Simple Way to Stave Off Bone Breaks?

Scientists have found that those people who stick to a Mediterranean diet for all meals have lower incidence of hip fractures. What is a Mediterranean diet?  Read More

Are you really sensitive to gluten? Or is it something else?

Are you really sensitive to gluten? Or is it something else?  Doctors are looking for ways to be able to tell whether people who say they have “non-coeliac gluten sensitivity” truly have intolerance to gluten. They say they need a quick standard procedure to confirm the diagnosis or find out...

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High Energy, Low-Glycemic Pancakes

High Energy, Low-Glycemic Pancakes  Nobody wants to give up a weekend morning favourite like pancakes even if you’re watching your glycemic load or carb and sugar intake. Here is a healthy twist on flapjacks that won’t send your blood sugar flying! 1 cup raspberries (fresh or frozen) or pureed cooked yam1/2...

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8 Ways to Naturally Lower Blood Sugar

8 Ways to Naturally Lower Blood Sugar Controlling your blood sugar has big payoffs whether you have diabetes or not! Benefits are both short-term, like increasing your energy and mood, and long-term, like preventing cataracts and atherosclerosis and keeping your nerves, blood vessels and organs healthy. You probably know that balanced...

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