Our Top 5 Must-Haves for Travelling Naturally Going away shouldn’t mean we leave our healthy habits at home. In fact, we should be coming back from a vacation feeling even better than when we left! However, travelling can be unpredictable. Between jet lag, food- or waterborne parasites and airplane food, it’s important to always have natural, healthy travel essentials so that you can avoid the stress of … Continue reading The Essentials for Healthy Travelling
Turmeric is the most studied plant food in the world, and for good reason. Due to its enormous amount of health benefits, and its rising demand in cosmetics, the turmeric industry is booming, and this plant has become a global superstar. Turmeric has a very long history, dating back nearly 4000 years, for its use in both food and medicine. Although many typically think of … Continue reading Turmeric: The Health Food Trend You Need to Know About
Protein is a hot topic, this isn’t old news. But what’s really been hogging the spotlight is plant-based protein. No longer a niche market, the popularity for plant-based protein continues to grow, and Meatless Mondays continue to extend further into the week. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, a meat-eater who finds whey protein too bloating, or you’re just trying to incorporate more plant-based foods into your … Continue reading 3 Healthy Habits to Boost Your Plant-Based Protein Intake
What if we told you that you don’t actually have to abide by the ‘no pain, no gain’ mantra? Truth is, if you give your body the right tools to recover after a workout, you will actually see more gains, and experience less pain, along with less fatigue, inflammation and soreness. People are often more concerned about the workout itself than what they’re putting into … Continue reading Three Products You Need for Your Post Workout Recovery
Sports nutrition is required in two situations. (i) Either you are engaged in regular exercise and your body needs more nutrients than you can provide through diet alone, or (ii) you are not exercising and your diet is so poor that you want to supplement in order to help bring your nutrition intake up to par. Focus first on eating a healthy diet, then supplementing … Continue reading Natural Sports Nutrition and Supplements
It’s that time of year again: The sun is shining, the patios are opening, and we’re beginning to shop for sunscreen. But did you know that most commercial sunscreen brands are toxic, and may actually contribute to the diseases that they claim to prevent? According to a study of 750 sunscreens published by the Environmental Working Group in 2016, 75% contained toxic ingredients and offered … Continue reading Why Your Sunscreen Might Be Harming You
Scheduling a doctor’s appointment for a man is as hard as giving a cat a bath! Men will only visit a doctor when they’re plagued with a serious condition. This reactive approach to health care can be dire and it can put your health at risk. For most men, health is usually on the back burner until it’s too late. The top five men’s diseases … Continue reading Top 5 Men’s Health Diseases
For 600 years from the 1300s to 1700s, plagues were rampant in Europe. The spread of the bubonic plague were due to inflected flea bites. The disease would travel into your bloodstream and it would attack your lymphatic system. Similar to the bubonic plague, the septicemic plague was spread through lesions in the skin and/or airborne. Someone would be able to catch the airborne disease … Continue reading Essential Oils for Fighting Airborne Diseases
There’s a new supplement trend in the natural beauty department and everyone is talking about it: collagen. The clean-eating crowd is mixing it into whatever they can get their hands on, whether it’s their oatmeal, smoothies or coffee, to experience everything from its beautifying benefits to its muscle-repair capabilities. It has reached ‘it’ status as an effective and safe way to naturally strengthen your hair and skin, while maintaining … Continue reading Collagen: Is It The Secret to Vibrant Skin and Hair ?
Fast fashion retailers like H&M are starting to carry clothing made from organic cotton and it’s selling cheap?!?! How is that possible? It’s not! The disposable, one season, apparel houses, are feeling the heat from consumers. Organic clothing versus fast fashion: why should I care? The apparel industry is responsible for 20% of fresh water pollution and releases 10% of the carbon pollution in the … Continue reading Organic Clothing Versus Fast Fashion: Why Should I Care?