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A Consumer’s Guide to Buying Collagen

Collagen. It’s definitely become all the rage these days and I have numerous questions from clients everyday as to what collagen is and how to incorporate it into your busy lifestyle. The purpose of this blog is to provide you with a little bit of information so that you can make this fall your... Continue Reading

5 Tips For Healthy Skin

Is your skin preventing you from being truly HAPPY? It shouldn’t! Skin is the largest organ we have and it deserves some TLC! Give it healthy lifestyle changes, a reduction in inflammatory triggers and maybe some hormone regulation. Here are 5 tips to have your skin glowing: HEALTHY GUT =... Continue Reading

Detoxification: Abbreviated

There are toxins among us! We ingest, inhale, absorb them as well as create them. To ensure our net exposure to toxins doesn't effect our health, the following is highly recommended: a) Avoid toxic exposure as best you can b) Support your organs of detox! c) Detox   A) Avoid Toxic... Continue Reading

Sunshine and Sunscreen – friend or foe?

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Canada. Making lifelong efforts to protect your skin from the damaging effects of UV radiation is important to reduce the risk and prevent the development of cancer. Can sunscreen be toxic? There are two types of active ingredient in sunscreens: chemical... Continue Reading

4 Ways To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Canada. Making lifelong efforts to protect your skin from the damaging effects of UV radiation is important to reduce the risk and prevent the development of cancer. Four main strategies are recommended when it comes to UV protection: 1. Limit skin exposure... Continue Reading

why everyone should have coconut oil in the cupboard

There seems to be a lot of hype lately about coconut oil but do you really know all the things you can do with it? Here is my personal take on the why everyone should have coconut oil in the cupboard. What is coconut oil? Coconut oil is a medium chain triglyceride (MCT) which, as a saturated fat... Continue Reading

4 common chemicals lurking in your sunscreen

Nothing beats a day in the sun! Whether its on the beach, a city walk, or a few rays shining in your window. With the right protection, we are able to fully enjoy these happy summer days. By adulthood, we are usually pretty secure in our knowledge on how to protect ourselves from harmful UVA/UVB... Continue Reading