You may have heard a bit of buzz lately around apple cider vinegar, and there are many reasons it deserves to be the apple of your eye. Apple cider vinegar offers lots of health benefits and is pretty versatile. I like to include it in my cooking and baking, but it has so many other uses, including as a tonic for its potent health benefits. So what exactly is apple cider vinegar? It is quite simply fermented apple cider. By fermenting the apple cider, beneficial probiotics and enzymes are generated that your body will soak up with love!Read More
What do you do when your mood is off or you’re stressed to the max?
Eat ice cream? Binge watch Netflix? Call your bestie?
After reading this article, you may consider yogurt, a handful of walnuts, or maybe even some dark chocolate as your go-to mood-boosters and stress-busters.
Today, we’ll unpack some of the exciting (and preliminary) new research about the link between your gut health and moods/stress.
Oh, our friendly “gut microbes.”
They are the trillions of microbes that happily live in our gut. They help us by digesting foods, making vitamins, and even protecting us from the not-so-friendly microbes that may get in there.
Sometimes, the best thing we can do for our mental health is replenish our bodies with the nutrients our nervous system craves. Here are some very important nutrients to help keep your nervous system balanced and in check, which can reduce or eliminate your symptoms.Read More
It’s almost Christmas time!
Christmas is one of my favourite times of year. I love getting together with friends and family, and taking some time to relax and enjoy some quiet time. It’s the time of year when we see the first snowfall, delight in all the bright Christmas lights, and snuggle up on the sofa drinking hot cacao while watching Christmas movies and playing board games with family and friends. (Or, at least, that’s how it is in my house!)Read More
Did you know that Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest reported number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Canada? Since I live in Newfoundland, I knew I was compelled to research more into this troubling disease to see how I could help people manage their symptoms. Below, you will find my top tips for people suffering from diabetes, or having trouble with their blood sugar stability.Read More