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Great Tips for Healthy Living

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is required by our bodies for many reasons: Helps in the production of Red Blood Cells. In some cases of anemia, vitamin B12 is administered in order to help increase production of red blood cells, therefore increasing capacity to carry hemoglobin. ... Continue Reading

5 Tips on Brain Health

This August at Naturmend is Brain Health Month! Here are 5 quick tips to take care of your brain: Try and incorporate healthy decisions a part of your daily routine. This not only is important in the foods we consume, but also how we decide to take care of ourselves. Healthy fats like... Continue Reading

3 Brain-Boosting Effects of Exercise

Given that September is brain health awareness month at Naturmend it is a perfect time to discuss the effect of exercise on our brains. We all know that exercise is good for the body- it helps us to stay in shape and keeps our heart, lungs and muscles in optimal condition. But did you ever stop to... Continue Reading

Is ADHD different for girls?

Females suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be going under diagnosed compared to their male counterparts.  Here’s some reasons why: Inattentive: one of three types of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder presents as difficulty paying attention to detail,... Continue Reading

Homemade Breakfast Meatballs

As you've probably seen scattered throughout this blog I am a big advocate of high protein breakfasts. These breakfast meatballs are great because you can cook them all at the beginning of your week and just reheat to serve. It will save you time in the morning while ensuring optimal energy and... Continue Reading

Savory Protein Breakfast

As a follow up to my blog Ditch the Breakfast Cereal, here is a delicious, filling breakfast alternative to try out. This breakfast recipe is gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and sugar free. Ingredients 2 Slices gluten free, egg free, vegan nut & seed bread. Follow this recipe.... Continue Reading

5 reasons why you need more sleep

It is becoming quite rare to hear someone say that they get their designated 7-9 hours of sleep every night. As our society continues to move at this fast rate our sleep cycles begin to suffer. There are many contributing factors to this; we are a society that is over stressed and over worked and... Continue Reading

The Pause

I’ve talked about 'the pause' many times in previous blogs but it’s always been something imbedded within a topic. I’d like to give it its own space here in this blog. The pause I’m talking about is that moment between a stimulus and reaction. This is truly THE opportunity we have to... Continue Reading

Why folic acid isn’t good for you.

Before we delve into the topic of folic acid and folates it's important to get the language correct. Folate is the term used which includes all types of folate including folic acid. Folic acid does not equal folate, but is a type of folate. Many people, including health professionals, will refer to... Continue Reading

guest blog: the ultimate brain fuel

Through the summer we witnessed a viral fundraising campaign sweep our social media and emails...the ALS ice bucket challenge. ALS involves dysfunction of movement control (motor nerve degeneration) to a debilitating extent. ALS highlights the pivotal role our nervous system has in movement and... Continue Reading