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…

Four Vegan Immunity Boosting Products for Cold & Flu Season

Today, most people understand that eating unprocessed, or minimally processed, whole foods from the earth is key to achieving and maintaining optimal health and wellness. Packaged foods that are full of additives, preservatives, and artificial agents are no match for nature’s goodness when it comes to nourishing our bodies. One of the very best things…

Balance and Optimize Your Wellness with PurBlack Shilajit

Many of us rely on supplements in pill and powder formats as part of healthy, active lifestyles, but have you heard of shilajit? Shilajit is a biogenic stimulant made from fermented medicinal plants and has been used in Eastern European Holistic and Ayurvedic Medicine for thousands of years. Given the plethora of benefits this potent…

Fast Facts About Raw Elements’ Spring Cleanse Protocol

Spring is finally here! Why not do a spring clean of your health? Cleansing can be difficult. Many people do not understand where to begin or the benefits of setting aside a few weeks to reset their health and wellness. We recognize that undertaking a cleanse can feel daunting for many. We wanted to make…

Probiotics Overview

Probiotics Overview Everyone has heard the word “probiotics” and most of us understand that they’re important for maintaining balance in the gut. But what does that mean exactly? How does a balanced microbiome affect our digestive health and our overall well-being? We’re drilling down on probiotics in today’s blog post. We’ve gathered stats and insights…

5 Products to Increase Your Energy Levels

1. Four Sigmatic Cordyceps Mushroom Elixir What it is: Four Sigmatic’s Cordyceps Mushroom Elixir is an instant elixir in a convenient powdered format. Contains cordyceps mushroom, an adaptogen that activates the body’s own energy production at the cellular level to help you maintain constant energy levels. Energy-giving ingredient: Cordyceps mushroom. Cordyceps has been used in…

Get Started with National Nutrition Month

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month in Canada? This year’s theme, Take the Fight out of Food!, is centred on improving Canadians’ relationships with food, “no matter what struggle.” The centrepiece of the campaign is a three-step approach for those fighting with food: Spot the problem. Define what’s causing your fight with…

Find Your Balance this World Human Spirit Day

Happy World Human Spirit Day! Have you heard of this “holiday” before? We hadn’t, until recently; however, the more we read about it, the more we connected with its purpose. On World Human Spirit Day people are encouraged to take two minutes of silence at 3pm Eastern Time to meditate. Created by Michael Levy in…