With so much on-going hype surround kale, I figured it was a good time to address the debate: is it so great after all? The answer is a resounding YES! It is great. But so are many other dark green leafy vegetables. It largely depends if you are buying organic kale or not. If it’s not organic, then you’ll be mixing the health benefiting substances in kale with … Continue reading Is Kale Really So Great?
Your skin needs a balance of nutrients to stay healthy, and unfortunately for some, eating a wholesome diet and using face wash isn’t always enough. However, doing those things while consuming the right natural supplements with ingredients that you wouldn’t necessarily eat regularly can make all of the difference. If you’re one of the millions suffering from skin problems, we hear you! Here are some of our … Continue reading How to Achieve Healthy Skin with Supplements
Refreshing one’s self after a long, hard winter is not just for the ladies. And it’s not just for the ultra suave GQ readers either. Gents, listen up! Whether you’re sporting the not-so-subtle-stumble or rocking the full out hipster beard – grooming is essential. Here’s our line-up of the best natural and organic grooming products. Each will help keep you spring fresh and kissable … Continue reading A Guide to Natural Men’s Grooming (Infographics)
Rev your engine and shed the sluggishness of winter with these 5 tips to get your metabolism running at optimal speed! By boosting your metabolism, you’ll notice that not only are your clothes looser, but you’ll have more energy and more pep in your step. So don’t throw in the towel yet – your body is much more forgiving than you think, and will respond positively if you incorporate … Continue reading 5 Daily Habits to Boost Your Metabolism (infographic)
Your liver is your body’s largest organ, and plays a key role in removing alcohol and other toxins from your body. While summertime can mean lots of fun, outdoor parties and barbeques, it can also mean more alcohol than the liver can handle. A toxic liver can lead to digestive issues, mood swings, inflammation and fatigue, so it’s important to focus on liver cleansing foods … Continue reading Top 5 Foods to Detox Your Liver
Ah, smoothies. The magical drink that boosts our energy, builds lean muscle, meets our nutritional needs and keeps cravings at bay. That is, if we’re blending in the right protein powder. And no, ladies, protein powder is not just for female bodybuilders. Having a nutritionally dense protein shake can be an easy, convenient and nutritious solution during busy days, or in between meals when you’re feeling hungry. The key … Continue reading Daily Performance Berry Smoothie for Women
Painful joint conditions are very common. The most common are Rheumatoid Arthritis (an inflammatory condition) and osteoarthritis (a wear and tear condition of the joints). But in reality there are many more. Some less common ones are Psoriatic Arthritis or Ankylosing Spondylitis or even ones with even more bizarre names like Lupus Erythematosus. The field of rheumatology (i.e. joint diseases) is very broad. All these … Continue reading 3 Natural Treatment Approaches For Degenerative Joint Disease
5 Ways To Keep Each Other Happy! Relationships are a lifelong commitment and it starts with being well in spirit, body and mind. Keeping each other happy is an intangible measurement; what does being happy in a relationship really mean? Most would say that it is being able to co-exist without pretences. Finding that balance requires commitment, communication and the occasional home massage session. Here are a … Continue reading 5 Ways To Keep Each Other Happy!
We all know how good it feels to get a bouquet of flowers from a loved one. From the beautiful smell, the gorgeous arrangement, and the thoughtful gesture, receiving flowers feels great for many reasons. The good news is, we don’t have to wait for Valentine’s Day or our birthdays to reap the botanical benefits. (Although it should be known that flowers are available for … Continue reading 5 Incredible Health Benefits of Gardening
Probiotics are the good bacteria in our large intestine (i.e. the colon). They are absolutely necessary for proper digestion, for the general health of the large colon, and for preventing the colonization by “bad” toxic bacteria. Such colonization by bad bacteria can lead to toxins being released into the entire body through the blood stream. Probiotics prevent this from happening. As such the benefits of probiotic … Continue reading Benefits of Probiotic Supplements