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 […]

Antioxidant Foods with Highest ORAC Value

Berries with high 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 […]

5 Must-Eat Antioxidant Rich Foods

You may already be aware of the health benefits of consuming antioxidant rich foods, and how they have a positive impact on your health.  In an nutshell, antioxidants are thought to be responsible for protecting the cells in your body from free-radical damage.   These pesky free-radicals are thought to play a role in many […]

The Health Benefits of Avocados

Avocados on tree

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 […]