What if I told you that there is a food that can help decrease wrinkles, improve joint stiffness, soothe your intestinal lining and help strengthen your nails and teeth? Enter collagen.
Listing the benefits of consuming collagen makes it seem like a miracle drug, but studies are confirming that this nutritional powerhouse can benefit almost every part of our body.
What is collagen?
Collagen makes up one-third of the protein found in the human body. It provides strength and structure to our bones, muscles, tendons and skin. It is made up of amino acids ...Read more
When was the last time you read the ingredients on your make-up and skin-care products? We often glaze over the long list of hard to pronounce words, like diethyl phthalate, or abbreviations for even more complex words…butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) anyone?
These labels make it difficult to actually know what we’re putting on or in our bodies. The problem is many of our beauty and personal care products contain toxic chemicals. In fact, according to the David Suzuki Foundation, 80% of products used by Canadians contain one or more toxic chemicals!
Well I’m here to help clarify these confounding ...Read more
“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try” – Gail Devers
Wellness is a journey. An epic voyage filled with ups and downs, twists and turns and plenty of lessons to learn along the way. It is a constant movement propelling us forward into our future armed with new experiences and knowledge. My life, health and education, intimately entwined, have been my journey to wellness, strength, confidence and acceptance.
I was born without my kidneys and bladder connecting. The tubes that transport urine in order to be excreted, called ureters, were too short on both sides. ...Read more
Province Apothecary have created pure, effective skincare products that benefit even the most sensitive complexions so that you can feel beautiful in your skin. Province Apothecary began with the mission to produce the best skincare products using only high quality, certified organic, biodynamic and wildcrafted ingredients sourced from each Canadian province. Julie Clark expertly formulates, blends, and packages all products by hand in small batches, ensuring the highest quality skincare for you. She is blending the wilds of Canada into nourishing and balancing skincare. Some of Julie’s favourite ingredients are organic seaweed from Nova Scotia, maple syrup from Quebec, ...Read more
Leaves of Trees are all-natural, made by hand, products with a pinch of Morocco and other exotic flavours. Most products are actually based on unrefined argan which come from a women's cooperative in Morocco. This oil moisturizes without leaving you feeling greasy and is full of anti-oxidants to reduce the skin damage caused by free radicals.
All of Leaves of Trees products are based on organic and fair trade sources wherever possible and use the most non-reactive packaging available to minimize packaging waste for our precious environment.
One of the products I am most excited about is an all-natural deodorant and this ...Read more