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Ingredient Spotlight: Zinc

Zinc has been a popular topic these days, and for good reason! Let's dive into the research. Firstly, zinc is an element that has long been known to be essential for health. Zinc is supported by research when it comes to the immune system and more specifically viruses. Studies show that even mild... Continue Reading

Feeling Stressed? Try Adrenal Support

Adrenal SAP is one of our favourite adrenal support supplements. This formula is all about helping you adapt to the inevitable in modern life: STRESS! Whether you are suffering from too much on-the-go, low energy, or mood disorders related to stress - this formula could help. It's chock full of... Continue Reading

Natural Beauty: Lean into Yourself

You are beautiful. I truly believe that. And if you are over 40 it's the wrinkles, the grey hairs, the slowing down of our mature bodies that is perfect. It's wonderful and the way it's supposed to be while living in this physical body. I work a lot with women 40+ years old. And I know for... Continue Reading

Vitamin D for immunity

We are entering the time of year when colds and flus circulate. Oh joy! Today we are going to look at the role of Vitamin D on our immune system. Did you know that on average children get about 12 colds/ year and adults tend to get about 2-4 colds/ year? YIKES that’s a lot of illness. As you can... Continue Reading

Mint Oat Bars

A kid and adult friendly snack for on the go. Leave out the maple syrup for those trying to avoid sweeteners. I love the minty flavour of these oat bars which gives this sweet snack a refreshing quality.  I hope you enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup ground flaxseed 1/4 - 1/2... Continue Reading

Butternut squash coconut pudding

My current obsession with coconut butter, combined with the presence of a butternut squash in the house, combined with my strong need and desire for simple recipes resulted in this pudding combo. Hope you enjoy.  Ingredients:   2 cups cooked butternut squash OR 1 can butternut squash... Continue Reading

Five way to support your Liver during the holidays

It is well established that alcohol is tough on the liver. It is also well established that many people drink larger quantities of alcohol during the holiday season. The liver must break down alcohol to help the body metabolize and excrete it, so we know it's working extra hard during these times... Continue Reading

Butter Maple Plantains

I usually eat my plantains savory - pan fried with sea salt and avocado. But today I was craving a sweet. I just LOVE maple syrup and butter together in anything. The mix of flavour is perfect, creamy sweetness. I had an idea that it might just go well with plantains and was I ever right! Three... Continue Reading

The Thyroid / Adrenal Connection – Is it a thyroid or cortisol problem?

Often, at Naturmend, we see people who have symptoms of low thyroid function. Things like weight gain, fatigue, brain fog, hair loss etc. Yet, when they’ve been tested their thyroid hormones continually come back in the normal range. OR we see people who have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism... Continue Reading