Make your Own Natural Homemade Toothpaste

Did you know that most commercial toothpastes contain harmful chemicals that can have a negative impact on your health?  Sodium fluoride, sodium lauryl sulfate, blue No. 1, sodium carbonate, and sodium saccharin are just a handful of the harmful ingredients found in most brands of toothpaste.  These chemicals are easily absorbed through the mucous lining […]
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Berries with high ORAC value

Antioxidant Foods with Highest ORAC Value

“Eat foods with high levels of antioxidants”… You’ve probably heard it a thousand times.  There is no question that antioxidants play a key role in our bodies immune systems, and it’s ability to fight disease. The question is, how do we know which foods contain the highest concentrations of these powerful molecules? Colour is certainly […]
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Avocados on tree

The Health Benefits of Avocados

Packed full of antioxidants, fibre, and healthy fats, the avocado (AKA Alligator Pear) may be one of the healthiest foods mother nature has to offer. This delicious, nutrient dense fruit has shown to have numerous health benefits, including: – promoting heart health – decreasing inflammation – increasing the absorption of carotenoids – aiding blood sugar […]
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Chocolate Mousse (Avocado Base) Recipe

Here is a healthy desert option that is extremely easy to prepare, and contains lots of antioxidants and healthy fats. Ingredients: 2 ripe avocadoes 2 tablespoons clover honey 2 tablespoons cocoa or carob powder 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Directions: 1. Add ingredients in a food processor or blender and mix thoroughly 2. Serve topped with […]
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