The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Spring Clean Up

If you are like me, spring comes along and you find that impulse to shake off the dust from your belongings, your environment and in your body! Here’s some no fuss tips on doing the spring clean up … which are for the most part free!! Drink water. Almost all your metabolic processes require... Continue Reading

ADHD: why, how & what you can do to prevent

September is here. For many this signals the beginning of the end of summer and the up and coming school year.   A timely topic therefore is one that touches on focus, concentration and impulse control. One could argue these behaviours define adulthood, which is why struggling to perfect them is... Continue Reading

Rekindling our relationship with nature

Connecting back to our roots With our focus on the environment this month, I thought it would be appropriate to explore our relationship with Nature. Nature has always been a big part of my life and a place I often go for nourishment, to reconnect and for support. As I get older it seems like life... Continue Reading

guest blog: your environment & your health

your environment & your health: small picture changes lead to big picture differences By Andrew Mackie   In Architecture school, my primary study was the experience of the built environment. Studying at the Institute for Building-Biology, my primary concern became more specific: the... Continue Reading

a beginner’s guide to bike paths in calgary

Biking in Calgary has never been so popular, with the YYC bike culture growing faster than your front lawn. Why is this little contraption gaining so much momentum? Well, other than the fact biking is great for your health, it is also adventurous, economical, and family friendly. While working off... Continue Reading

love your lungs with every breath

These beautiful paired organs sit high in the body's chest, protected by ribs, nestled around the heart and moistened by mucous. Ebbing and flowing they move approximately 10,000 litres of air in about 20,0000 breaths.  They are continually interacting with the environment in which we breathe, and... Continue Reading