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While spring is a welcome change from the dreariness of winter, it comes with its own challenges for many: allergies. So what causes these irritating symptoms? Read the infographic below to find out!

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 6-18% of people worldwide and is the most common gastrointestinal (GI) disorder seen in people who visit general practitioners for GI-related complaints. Symptoms of IBS vary from person to person, but include: Pain and cramping Diarrhea Constipation Alternating constipation and d…

Sitara Hewitt is a Film and Television actor, Reiki Practitioner, Meditation and Life Coach. In this episode of “Your Wellness Now” Sitara discusses various natural skin care tips.

Spring has sprung! And while most people rejoice at emerging out of the winter slump and celebrating the spring blooms, as an allergy sufferer you most likely brace yourself for an onslaught of allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies affect between 20 to 25% of Canadians and according to a 2012 study in the Journal of Rhi…

Desserts can be healthy too! Try this fun and easy treat and feel free to substitute any toppings you prefer! Ingredients: 2 cups oat flour 1 zucchini, grated 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1 cup plain or chocolate almond milk 1 egg white ( or flax egg) 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. peppermint extract 48 chocolate chips (can be ve…

Hot flashes can be described as the sudden onset of intense heat and sweating experienced in the torso, neck and face that often disrupts your quality of life. Beginning in the years leading up to menopause, known as perimenopause, hot flashes can last for 5 to 10 years after menopause occurs. Menopause is the permanen…

Menopause can be difficult to manage, with numerous physiological and psychological symptoms. There is generally a hormonal shift that occurs in women during menopause that may lead to mood swings, hot flashes, insomnia and other common symptoms. While menopause is a natural change, the symptoms can be managed naturall…

Today’s modern woman is highly conscious of her overall wellbeing, and seeks natural solutions for her health needs. While menopause is a natural change, the symptoms can be managed naturally.

Read Part 1 Here: What are Hormones and How do they Function? A menstrual cycle is a roughly four-week span of time when three key hormones—estrogen, testosterone and progesterone—rise and fall in a specific pattern. The cycle is determined by the number of days from the first day of one period to the first day of the…

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…