July 21, 2017

The 3 Essentials of Brain Health

In 2011, it was estimated that nearly 747,000 Canadians were living with cognitive impairment, including dementia and Alzheimer’s. By 2031, if nothing changes in Canada, this figure is expected to rise to 1.4 million. According to Dementia Support, the cause of this explosive growth is two-fold: 1) The population is growing, which has resulted in […]

Keep Eating Coconut Oil, It’s Good For You!

By now, you’ve probably read the viral article advising you to stop consuming coconut oil, but before you throw out your mega-sized tub, keep reading. It was only a matter of time before an article questioning coconut oil was released. Not because coconut oil is actually bad for you, but because the American Heart Association […]

Sun Safety: Naturally Protect Yourself

If you’re on Facebook, you’ve probably seen the viral post about Banana Boat sunscreens. Claims have been made that the popular brand has left multiple infants with severe chemical burns. At the time of writing, Health Canada is investigating the claims. Whether or not the claims are true, parents across Canada are starting to question […]

Ketogenic Basics: Why To Go Keto!

Trying to lose weight? Then you may have heard the word “ketone”, “ketosis” or “ketogenic” being thrown around. People are calling the ketogenic diet a miracle method; the best way to shed pounds and get healthy. Although the ketogenic diet is only starting to make waves in the health world, it has been used for […]