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Great Tips for Healthy Living

Liver Loving Foods

Try this mix of vegetables with parsley celery sauce, a blend of liver loving food. The Liver does a lot of detoxification in the body and to keep the body in tiptop shape, liver function should always be supported and promoted.   Vegetables 3 beets, peeled and chopped into 1-2” cubes 4... 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

recipe: Dr. Kent’s detox smoothie

Get your antioxidants, liver and colon support with this detox smoothie that combines fiber, antioxidants, adaptogens, protein, essential fatty acids and much more! Ingredients 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1 scoop of Douglas ultra Protein Powder (Vanilla flavoured) 1/2 large beet, skinned and... Continue Reading

5 ways to transition into spring

Spring is in the air and with it comes a time of transition into a time of renewal, birth, growth and action. Nature comes alive and awake after a winter of hibernation, which can be a good reflection of our own lives. The words “spring cleaning” is often heard and applying this term to all... Continue Reading

4 culprits hiding in your beauty products

When people think of cleansing or detoxification, we immediately consider food restrictions, box kits or following specific dietary protocols while leaving out our beauty products.  And while food is one of the most important aspects of doing a cleanse, there are other cleansing components that... Continue Reading

guest blog: 5 ways to detox your life

Everywhere you look, there are signs of Spring and life. The snow is melting, showing glimpses of green grass and sprouting leaves on the trees. The hats, gloves, boots and winter coats are being replaced with brightly coloured light jackets, dresses, even a few sightings of shorts and flip... Continue Reading

recipe: green smoothie for long winters

As usually happens this time of year, I start to crave raw, fresh, colder foods. Large green salads and green smoothies. I was making some refreshing green smoothies in March when the weather was starting to let up. I’ve noticed I’m not so interested in them lately with this winter weather... Continue Reading

how to decide on a detox this spring

Like any well thought out plan including highly organized military operations, the very first step needs to involve intel gathering, a recognizance mission of sorts.  If we can implement strategies that are used for dangerous, potentially life threatening undertakings then we are sure to increase... Continue Reading

3 misunderstandings of detoxification

First let's talk about what it means to detoxify. Detoxifying is the act of removing toxic substances or qualities. So then the purpose of a 'detox' would be to remove toxic substances from your body. Right? Yes, but it's important to understand what the usual detoxification strategies of our... Continue Reading

Oil pulling: 3 easy steps

Oil pulling has been around for thousands of years. It is an ancient Ayurvedic remedy that involves swishing a raw organic oil that has bacteria fighting properties through the teeth which will essentially be pulling toxins out of the mouth and into the oil. Not only that, but oil pulling also... Continue Reading