Innocent sounding ingredients on a label ‘perfume’, ‘parfum’ or ‘fragrance’, are really just the nicer sounding equivalent of ‘unlisted nasty chemicals’. Unlisted because they don’t have to be. The scent of a product is considered to be proprietary info.

Bringing Down Inflammation

The word ‘disease’ comes with a cart full of baggage. Everyone has a slightly different association paired with the word: death, suffering, preventability… When breaking down the word one is simply faced with ‘dis-ease’: the body is not at ease, it is in a state of dis-ease.

Veggie Spotlight: Eggplant!

This member of the nightshade family is best known as the purple variety though there is a handful of other colors out there including orange & green! The nightshade family also includes tomatoes, peppers, potatoes & tobacco and causes inflammation in the body.

Skip The Fake & Get Real!

Summer often conjures up the images of bright: bright colors, bright smiles, bright sun… While many fresh fruits & veggies have a naturally vibrant hue to them, there are a whole lot of other “food-like items” whose attractive glow is deceptively dangerous.

Beat the Heat!

Not only in Prince George has it been scorching hot this past few weeks. Record breaking temperatures were set in the US over the long weekend, and we’re just getting into the hottest summer months now. Dehydration & heat exhaustion are no laughing matter, but fortunately there are lots of things that can be done to keep the body both cool & hydrated.

Veggie Spotlight: Peppers!

Our farmers market is a great place to shop and an even better indicator of what produce is in season. Soon, we’ll begin to see a wider variety of fruits & vegetables available for purchase and even better: consumption!

June is Mens Health Month

The goal of Men’s Health Month is to bring awareness to preventable disease and encourage early intervention of any problems that have arisen. Many men avoid confronting their own health issues, and for a number of possible reasons.

Talk To Me About Anemia

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional shortfall globally. While there are several types of anemia, a low hemoglobin level or a low concentration of red blood cells within the blood which carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body is often the case in those diagnosed (iron deficiency anemia).