Eating Healthy

Healthy eating habits are important to your daily and overall health. These articles and tips will help you stay healthy.

Living a healthy lifestyle is not always easy. If it were a piece of cake, we wouldn’t have massive amounts of people stressing out about that piece of cake that they should or shouldn’t eat. One reason why switching to a healthy lifestyle is difficult, is that we’re bombarded in society with delicious, not-so-healthy…

What is a Yeast Infection? A vaginal yeast infection is a common condition experienced by females at least once in their lifetime and it occurs due to the overgrowth of Candida albicans – a yeast that normally thrives in small numbers in the vagina. Your vagina also naturally contains bacteria such as Lactobacillus aci…

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and plays a vital role in building and maintaining healthy teeth and bones. It’s also involved in regulating muscle contractions, normal blood clotting, transmission of nerve impulses, secretion of hormones, and maintaining a healthy blood pressure – all important to a h…

Turmeric is a fascinating food. Many studies show that Turmeric – and its main active ingredient, curcumin – has major benefits for the body and brain, including powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. Learn more about the natural health benefits of turmeric below!

If you’ve ever eaten curry, you’re likely no stranger to turmeric. Not only does this spice lend its distinct flavour and rich golden colour to delicious curry dishes, it’s also played an important role in ancient medical practices like Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine. The use of turmeric dates back nearly 40…

Dr. Adrienne Zarifis is a Naturopathic doctor with a passion for education. In this episode of Your Wellness Now, she discusses all-natural remedies and practices to support healthy blood pressure!  

Many people find the sliminess of okra as a turnoff, but with this fast and easy okra fry you can completely change the texture and open up a world of exotic flavour! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons safflower oil or grapeseed oil ½ teaspoon black or brown mustard seeds ½ teaspoon cumin seeds 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1¼…

Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them, and the maple glaze makes them especially crispy on the outside! Ingredients: 2½ pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1½-inch pieces (about 8 cups) ⅓ cup pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon salt Pre…

The heart is our most important muscle, it doesn’t take a break, so we really need to do our best to take care of it for our lifetime. In this article, I will describe what will make it content, satisfied and to function optimally from a naturopathic medical perspective. Food for Heart Happiness The heart loves a suppl…

Folate and folic acid are forms of a water-soluble B vitamin (B9). Folate occurs naturally in foods and folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin. All B vitamins help the body convert food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose), which is used to produce energy. These B vitamins, often referred to as B-complex vitami…