Why is obesity such an overwhelming problem in our society? Why are cancers, diabetes, allergies and other illnesses on the rise? Why is such a high percentage of the North American population hypoglycemic? The answer is simple: the foods we eat are not meeting our needs. In fact, much of what we eat is actually damaging us.
We all know that legumes are good for you, but what’s so special about Lentils in particular?
Lentils are a nutrient powerhouse in the legume family. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids providing all the enzymes your body needs to readily absorb nutrients, all the while detoxifying and cleansing the body.
Probiotics are absolutely essential to your health and well-being. These little beasties live in your digestive system and help you to properly digest your food. Largely ignored for many centuries, scientists are now discovering that these tiny organism play an essential part in preserving your health. Add probiotics to your daily diet by consuming fermented foods like organic sourdough breads, pickled vegetables, kombucha, yogurt, beer and cheese. Continue reading
June is men’s health month and we are focusing on how to keep you strong and healthy at all stages of life. Osteoporosis doesn’t only affect women; in fact 1 in 4 men will fracture a bone thanks to the lack of bone density caused by osteoporosis. We take a look at the causes of osteoporosis in men and ways to keep your bones strong. Continue reading
Toxins enter our bodies on a daily basis from pesticides, herbicides, chemical additives in foods, preservatives, cleaning products, and other sources in our environment. Each of these chemical sources comes in small doses that shouldn’t harm us on their own, but cumulatively, the effects can be disastrous. Continue reading