How to Kick the A-ttitude out of a Funk!

Let me share with you my remedy routine and self-care saviors for those times when it feels like everything sucks. I’ll even give you my prevention practices! After all, the happier and more peaceful we are, the better this planet becomes – I’m all for that. We’ve all been there. In that dark, morose and…

Plant-Based Picnic Perfection – 3 Delicious Ideas!

Did you know that July is National Picnic Month? Picnics are what summer is all about! Gathering with loved ones to enjoy the gorgeous weather and the bounty of nature – what could be more relaxing? Many studies have shown the health and wellness benefits of spending time outdoors. Why not take it to the…

Brand Spotlight: 5 New Four Sigmatic Products in our Shop

Four Sigmatic is one of the top selling brands on our website, and when you consider the quality and innovative nature of their medicinal-mushroom-infused products, it’s easy to understand why. If you’re a Four Sigmatic fan, you know what we’re talking about! If you haven’t tried anything by Four Sigmatic yet, we hope this post…

Raw Elements Approaches Environmental Responsibility

As a company whose mission it is to find the world’s most nutrient rich foods and whole-food supplements, the health of the planet is something we often think about. What are the steps we can take to minimize or neutralize our ecological footprint? How can we tangibly support the natural ecosystem surrounding our headquarters in…

The 4 Best Fountain-of-Youth Tips

To celebrate today being Senior Health & Fitness Day, we decided to dedicate this blog post to sharing wellness tips for mature populations. We are happy to have partnered with Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Jessica Valiant, for today’s post. The following recommendations are practical, healthy tips for people of any age; however, seniors can especially benefit…

4 Maple Flavoured Breakfast Recipes with NO Added Sugar!

Spring has sprung, ‘Maple’ Fool’s Day is near and we’ve got visions of endless flapjacks dancing in our head.We’re talking about our great Canadian Icon – Maple Syrup. The delectable, can’t-get-enough of that sweet- syrup- on- my- hot -pancake- breakfast- kinda love. While it’s an excellent natural sweetener to use from everything to waffles, baked…

Dandy Blend Fast Facts

What is Dandy Blend? Dandy Blend is an all-natural and caffeine-free coffee alternative that dissolves instantly in hot or cold liquid – no brewing required! It offers the same rich flavour and texture as a regular cup of Joe, but lacks the bitterness and acidity that comes with most conventional coffee. Each cup of this…

Answering 10 Burning Questions about Quitting Sugar

Does quitting sugar mean that I can’t eat fruit? There is a difference between naturally-derived sugars from fruits and vegetables, and refined white sugar. Fruit offers an array of health benefits, including fibre, vitamins and minerals, whereas sugar is non-nutritive.When most people speak of quitting sugar, they are often referring to added sugars and sugars…

Why We Are Committing to #NoSugarNovember

By now, many people have realized that refined white sugar contributes nothing positive to their health. Others have heard or read about the negatives associated with sugar consumption, but remain foggy on the exact ways it tears down wellness. As the frequency of these conversations increase, they start to morph into debates, with skeptics doubting…

Raw Organic Cacao: It’s Scary Good for You! 4 Benefits of This Superfood

It’s tough to resist the urge to treat yourself to something chocolate-y with Halloween just around the corner! Unfortunately, conventional chocolate is full of tricks: added sugars, artificial flavours and colourings, and ingredients that commonly cause inflammation and digestive discomfort, like dairy and soy. Raw organic cacao products free of refined sugars are a great…