Category Archives: General Health

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 […]

Sleep

You have likely been told countless of times of the importance of sleep. As a child, as a teenager, and as an adult – your health at every life stage depends on sleep! Why is sleep important? Sleep plays a huge role in mental health. While you are asleep, your brain is forming new pathways […]

Canada’s New Food Guide – What Has Changed

I am extremely excited that the Government of Canada has just released a new and improved food guide. This new food guide has been long awaited. You may be familiar with the old guide, titled “Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide” and published in 2007. Both the old and new food guides provide similar advice […]

Staying “Healthy” During the Holidays

Maintaining a healthy diet can be hard throughout the many social outings that come along with the holiday season. It becomes more difficult to choose foods that will make your body feel good and function in the best way it can. However, you do not need to put added stress about food on yourself this […]