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Thyroid: Support Through Nutrition

The thyroid gland is a complex gland, requiring many nutritional factors for optimal function. The thyroid can act as a barometer of how your body is doing in terms of inflammation, stress levels, nutrition, and toxicity. Inadequate nutrient intake can contribute to hypo- or hyper-thyroid symptoms.... Continue Reading

Recipe: Homemade Almond Milk

Like many people out there, you may not do so well with dairy or have found out you have a dairy allergy. And now you are searching for milk alternatives such as the now common store bought almond or rice milks. And although it is great that there are options for people with food sensitivities,... Continue Reading

Facts & Foods: Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects between 10-28 million Americans (1,2) with a predicted increase to 41 million in 2015 (1). In Canada, roughly 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime (3). Osteoporosis was estimated to cost the Canadian... Continue Reading

mental health and magnesium

Magnesium is something our bodies depend on for over 300 fundamental cellular processes (1). Why this is important is because how a cell operates or rather how many cells operate determine organ and tissue function which in turn determines overall health and wellness.  A large part of mental... Continue Reading