Do you know what minerals do in your body…?

  Most of us know that we need minerals, but don't have a clue why....well the following is a list that identifies the minerals, what its function is and where to find it in our foods...following this chart is a colour chart that displays the information differently. Major minerals Mineral Function Sources Sodium Needed for [...]

Different Detoxes – are they any good?

There are such a wide variety of detoxes out there - how do we know which ones are any good?  Or what they are actually accomplishing?  Or where the detoxification is occurring in the body?  Detox can be seen as both very simple or very complex...lets take a quick look. We know we have a [...]

Fish oil or Krill oil

REceently I heard a discussion between fish oil and Krill oil and the people involved thought that Krill was a fish....!!!  Well, I guess they were close. Krill are small crustaceans, like crayfish, shrimp and barnacles.  They are near the bottom of the food chain and different types of phytoplankton feed on phytoplankton. [...]

This nutrient solves all of your problems

I have to laugh when I read all the articles that tell you that any given nutrient solves all of your problems.. What they are really supposed to be saying is that a given nutrient may be involved in the processes required for a wide range of issues....but that nutrient operates in a delicate dance [...]

By |2013-03-28T21:35:32+00:00March 28th, 2013|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Blood health, Energy, Glutathione, Heart Health, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Nutritional Health, Research, Supplements, Toxicity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on This nutrient solves all of your problems

Do you start your day with a cup of coffee?

Many people look forward to that great smelling (I think it smells horrible) cup of rich coffee in the morning - to get them going... But did you know that the caffeine is very hard on the adrenals (& most already have either hyper adrenal or adrenal fatigue) the anti-oxidants are killed once you add [...]

By |2017-04-28T23:00:26+00:00March 23rd, 2013|Adrenals, Antioxidants, Energy, Nutritional Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do you start your day with a cup of coffee?

Prescription Drugs that are known to be a danger to seniors

The Beers List was a list initially compiled by Dr Mark Beers in 1991 and updated in 2003.  It was based on the available drugs in the US (most of which are also available in Canada - but the list below only reflects the drugs available in Canada, in 2003).  Ther Merck Manual (which is [...]

By |2017-04-28T23:00:26+00:00March 14th, 2013|ALS, Alzeheimer's, Anti-inflammatory, Blood health, Cancer, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Emotional, Energy, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Research, Toxicity|Comments Off on Prescription Drugs that are known to be a danger to seniors

What is the actual research on Vitamin D?

There are a lot of claims out there about different things...people take a hypothesis and run with it as if it were factual...so the here is : is there any real research on what Vitamin D does for us....let's take a look. If you are not interested in the actual sciences...then at the end there [...]

By |2017-04-28T23:00:27+00:00March 8th, 2013|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Cancer, Depression, Emotional, Energy, Heart Health, Hormone issues, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Nutritional Health, Research, Sleep Issues, Supplements, Toxicity|Comments Off on What is the actual research on Vitamin D?

I am not a couch potato, but I do sit in front of a computer…

Many people are proud of the fact that they couch potatos but do not stop to think that they are sitting most of the at work: at a desk: whether in front of a computer or on the phone or writing an article or doing research or preparing assessments or doing intakes and the list goes [...]

By |2013-01-21T19:20:09+00:00January 21st, 2013|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Blood health, Energy, Glutathione, Inflammatory disorders, Toxicity|Comments Off on I am not a couch potato, but I do sit in front of a computer…

Employer’s cost of unhealth

For some time now, I have been providing presentations in schools, businesses, institutions of various kinds about health.   Why?  Because a huge part of any company's overhead is taken up with stress leave, sick leave, and downtime. I provide lunch and learns, seminars and workshops.  Here is a good summary of why someone else thinks [...]

By |2012-12-29T23:47:03+00:00November 3rd, 2012|Depression, Diabetes, Emotional, Energy, Exercise, Mental Health, Nutritional Health, Stress, Supplements, Toxicity|Comments Off on Employer’s cost of unhealth

Dementia & bladder control

There are many reaons bladder control starts to suffer as we age.  The causes of both diabetes and dementia can certainly contribute to the problem. NOTE:  Utilizing “menstrual pads” is a lot cheaper and easier than using the expensive DEPENDS.  The pads are designed to both hold the fluid volume and eliminate any orders while [...]

By |2012-12-30T00:10:32+00:00October 5th, 2012|Alzeheimer's, Energy, Gut Health, Herbal Medicine, Pharmaceutical, Reproductive issues, Uncategorized, Urinary issues|Comments Off on Dementia & bladder control