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…

5 Tasty Back to School Lunches

It’s one of the busiest times of year for parents and kids. Back to school means transitioning to new routines, which can be challenging for every member of the family. We wanted to help minimize parents’ stress, so they can focus on the harmony and happiness of themselves, their kids and their families during these…

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…

Raw Elements’ 1 Week Detox Meal Plan

Raw Elements’ 1 Week Detox Meal Plan What are your health and wellness goals for 2017? Many of us are aiming to shed pounds, clean up our eating habits, and go hard in the gym. Others are looking to minimize stress, boost energy levels, strengthen immunity and attain improved sleep. Regardless of the dreams you’re…

Boxing Day Blowout!

Boxing Day Blowout! ‘Tis the season of giving and we wanted to do something extra special for our customers and followers this year. We are so excited to announce that we are launching our BIGGEST SALE EVER on Boxing Day: 30% off store-wide! That’s right. Every. Single. Product. Will be deeply discounted for 24 hours…

World Diabetes Day

Did you know that there are 11 million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes? It is a serious metabolic condition defined by the body’s inability to produce, or manage, insulin. If untreated or unmanaged, diabetes can lead to debilitating, and sometimes fatal, complications. Following a nutrient-dense diet centred on whole foods rather than processed products…

Four Delicious & Healthy Recipes You Will FALL For!

Thanksgiving is a special time of year to gather with loved ones and celebrate all that we are grateful for. Whether you’re indulging or sticking to your regular nutritional routine this weekend, we are so excited to share four Thanksgiving-perfect recipes that are easy, delicious, loaded with health. Serve up each recipe as an ‘anytime…