5 Tips for a Healthy Summer for the Whole Family
Summer is a time of fun and frolic in the sun. It is also a time of poor eating, disrupted routines and travel. How do you still enjoy everything that summer has to offer and stay healthy doing so? These 5 tips can help. Eat healthy! Summer is a wonderful time to take advantage of…Read more
Does Weighing Yourself Help You Lose Weight?
We hear so much advice on losing weight these days — what to eat, how much to eat, where to eat, or even who to eat with — it’s no wonder we get totally confused about diet advice. You heard me right — diet advice is confusing. And I have written books and countless blogs,…Read more
Sustainability: The Health of Our Planet Depends On It
With the recent announcement that Renew Life’s Norwegian Gold Fish Oil line of products had attained Friend of the Sea Certification, it became the only fish oil on the Canadian market (and one of the first in North America) to be certified by both Friend of the Sea and by IFOS (International Fish Oil Standards)….Read more
What Are YOU Looking For In A Fish Oil Supplement?
Fish oils are one of the most commonly consumed natural health products in the world and with good reason. There are thousands of studies showing the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids on everything from depression to heart health. In fact, according to the Harvard School of Public Health study on the top preventable causes of…Read more
According to the Canadian Lung Association, “Tobacco kills about 45,000 Canadians a year. That’s more than the total number of deaths from car accidents, suicide, murder, fires, AIDS and accidental poisonings combined” (2008). Now THAT is motivation to quit smoking, but it is easier said than done. Quitting smoking is a common goal for people…Read more
Your Health WAKE-UP Call!
We all want to be our healthiest selves, there is no question. People spend thousands of dollars a year on healthcare, supplements, gyms, weight loss products and more. But what if there was an underlying issue that is zapping your energy and degrading your health? There is, it is called TOXICITY. Detoxification is the body’s…Read more
Daily Fibre Flush with The Skinny Gut Diet
I recently had the opportunity to discuss the connection between weight loss and gut bacterial balance with Dr. Oz for a segment that aired on his show on October 23. Inside your digestive tract live 100 trillion bacteria that play a vital role in maintaining your digestive and overall health. As it turns out, the…Read more
Boost Your Immune System During Cold and Flu Season
Tis the season… the season of colds and flu It all starts with kids going back to school, otherwise known as “The Germ Factory”. Kids stay indoors more, get less exercise and pass around germs. Some kids might be stressed out about school, others could have poor diets and bad sleeping habits; all leading to…Read more
Omega-3 Joint Benefits for Osteoarthritis
You may have heard that omega-3 fats are good for your joints—and you’re right, particularly when it comes to inflammation. Most studies investigating omega-3 for joint health have looked at rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the joints. Omega-3 supplementation has been shown to reduce the need for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)…Read more
Gut Bacteria Balance is in Flux
The 100 trillion bacteria that live inside the human digestive tract are the subject of many studies currently under way. Researchers the world over are trying to figure out which microbes constitute a “healthy microbiome,” which microbes protect our health, and which cause disease. Many advances have already been made, but there is still much…Read more