Is Detoxing Really Healthy?

Detox diets are a popular way to supposedly cleanse your system of harmful toxins. However, evidence that supports the health benefits of detoxing is lacking. Depending on the type of detox and length of time, detoxing can prove harmful or helpful. Detox diets can be many things. They can be diets that rest your organs […]

5 Healthy Morning Habits

As the weather is warming up, people are starting to change up their daily routines. Most of us have a morning and a night routine that we follow every day, whether we are conscious of it or not. Mornings set the tone for the rest of your day, so you’ll want to form health promoting […]

Health Benefits of Rhubarb

Now that it’s spring lots of fruits and vegetables are coming into season. So let’s talk rhubarb! You may have a favourite rhubarb crisp recipe or even grow rhubarb in your own garden. But many people don’t know just how nutritious this plant actually is. To start, what is rhubarb? The rhubarb plant looks kind […]

The Best and Worst Foods for IBS

IBS stands for Irritable Bowel Syndrome – a condition that affects your gastrointestinal tract. Although around 45 million people suffer from IBS in the U.S. alone, the exact cause of IBS is still unknown. Some doctors suspect that IBS is related to a defect in the nerves connecting the brain to the digestive tract. So […]

Medical Marijuana & Your Health

People have been using cannabis to treat health issues for over 3000 years. Aside from it’s recreational use, the health world has begun to incorporate cannabidiol (a substance in marijuana) into various medical products. Although the Food and Drug Administration (the FDA) has not yet classified marijuana as a safe medical treatment, cannabidiol specifically has […]