Iron on a Plant-Based, Vegan, or Vegetarian Diet

One of the most common concerns for anyone interested in transitioning to a plant-based diet is whether or not they will get enough iron from their food, and rightly so. And while low iron levels are not necessarily a concern for everyone who follows plant-based diet, there are definitely those […]

How To Eat | Mindful Eating

Most of us are very aware of what we eat, but have you ever stopped to think about how you eat? The way you eat can have a huge impact on your digestion and eating properly is something that should be practiced and perfected. Unfortunately, many of us gobble down […]

Allergy vs. Intolerance – What’s the difference?

So many people use these two words very loosely, but there is a fundamental difference between an allergy and an intolerance. So here’s what you need to know about them. Food Allergies: Food allergies can create a specific immediate antigen-antibody response. This means that certain food molecules are perceived by […]

Prebiotics | Foods, Benefits & Improved Gut Health

Prebiotics, by definition, are a type of non-digestible fiber compound that act as food for probiotics. Basically, probiotics eat prebiotics! Just like other high-fiber foods, prebiotic compounds pass through the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract and remain undigested, because the human body can’t fully break them down. Once the […]

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Kefir | Benefits, Probiotics, Kefir Milk, Water Kefir, Etc

Kefir is a cultured, fermented beverage loaded with healthy bacteria and probiotic health. This tart, creamy drink is made using “starter” grains; a combination of yeasts, milk proteins, and bacteria.  Kefir is most commonly made with dairy milk but can still be enjoyed by people who are lactose intolerant because […]

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Gut Health | Signs & Symptoms of an Unhealthy Gut

Gut health has been the centre of heated debates in the last few years, and for good reason! Not only have studies found that a healthy gut is essential to a healthy body but new research suggests that gut health can in fact impact every other aspect of your human […]

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Heal Your Gut With The 4R Program | A Step-By-Step Guide

In recent months, gut health has been headlining major health blogs around the globe. And for good reason – there’s a lot more gut health than you might have ever imagined! Not only does good gut health help combat digestive issues, but it also helps strengthen the immune system, reduce […]


What Does Your Microbiome Say About You?

Did you know that your microbiome is essentially another organ in your body? It helps you digest food, create nutrients, combat pathogens and it also plays a vital role in the development of your immune system. Your gut microbiome is home to a treasure trove of information about your lifestyle. […]