The 2017/18 flu season was a nasty one in Canada. And while cases can vary in severity from a couple of days on the couch to hospitalization (or worse) for high-risk groups such as young children, seniors, pregnant women and people with compromised immune systems, the flu certainly isn’t a good time for anyone.
Our immune systems are complex but for most of us, our lifestyles largely determine how robust our immune systems are throughout the year.
When you hear the word oregano the first word that comes to mind is probably pizza sauce. Although it’s true that no good pizza sauce can be complete with oregano, oregano is loaded with antioxidants and powerful compounds that have proven health benefits.
Choosing a multivitamin from the vast assortment of products available on the market can be incredibly overwhelming and tougher than ever.
Acupuncture has been around for centuries and recently has been one of the most used alternative therapies in the western world.
This week is Organic Week! For many organic farmers and health food enthusiasts, this week is a time to celebrate and to spread awareness about the importance of choosing organic for our health and the environment.
All women know that there are times in our lives that we experience hormonal imbalances or deficiencies. There is help out there for us!
Back to school is just around the corner. Time to get ready for school, homework, extracurricular activities, sporting events, and the list goes on!
Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are omega-3 and omega-6 nutrients crucial to brain growth and development. Lack of EFAs has been associated with mental and physical learning disorders like ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), dyslexia and dyspraxia.