Workout Essentials – Tips to Make Getting into Shape Quick & Painless
After watching the amazing (second best ever) Summer Olympics medal haul by Canada, and being wowed again and again by human talent for an entire 2 weeks, you may be inspired to start getting back into shape after summer 😉 . What better time than now to get into a more regular routine and feel awesome?! […]Read More
Stay healthy this September!
With August coming to a close, and back to school only a few weeks away, it may be time to start considering some cold & flu preventative action!! We all know how quickly germs go around as soon as school starts up but, there are some things you can do now to help make sure that […]Read More
Greens for most any gut!
In search of a greens powder that makes you feel as good as they all claim to? We know what it’s like… lots of greens powders claim to be the very best option, and honestly end up causing bloating, stomach upset or other unwanted symptoms that can leave you feeling worse than before. That’s why […]Read More
What’s in our Natural Emergency Immune Kit
Natural Immune Boosting Toolkit What’s in my immune first aid kit? This is the question of the year. First off before we get into the nitty gritty, it’s important to mention that self care is one of the most nourishing things we can do for our health. For me this includes sleep, quieting my mind, […]Read More
The Keto Diet, Explained.
Keto Diet Terms Explained If you’re at all familiar with the world of natural health or weight loss, chances are you’ve come across the words: keto, ketosis, ketone, or ketogenic diet. Though you may have heard these words, or perhaps adopted some of the main principles surrounding them, we think it’s important to know what […]Read More
Unveiled: The Secret of Tallow Balm for Skin Care and Its Benefits Until recently, the modern world was oblivious to what our ancestors knew to be the absolute best substance for skin care. But, in 2009, Andrew Gardner, founder and owner of Vintage Tradition, made the astounding discovery himself during a tour of a farm […]Read More
Fall Favourite Lunch Ideas!
At Health Essentials, we’re huge fans of eating seasonally! With fall approaching, we’re looking forward to eating all of our fall favourite lunch ideas! [divider] Snack: Rice Cakes or Apples with Nut Butter ‘Tis the season of local apples! 🙂 A really easy and nutritious snack idea is sliced apples & nut butter. You can sub […]Read More
Fenugreek & Blessed Thistle: Nature’s Answer to Lactation Deficits! By Terry Vanderheyden, ND
Fenugreek & Blessed Thistle: Nature’s Answer to Lactation Deficits! By Terry Vanderheyden, ND St. Francis Herb Farm Fenugreek is widely recognized as a nutritive tonic for breastfeeding women and has been traditionally used throughout the world for this purpose. A 2011 human clinical trial found a significant improvement in babies’ weight gain and in their […]Read More
Tips for a FUN & HEALTHY New Years
New Years Eve Tips Spend the First Day of 2017 Healthy Maybe you’re the type that thinks a hangover’s worth the party, or maybe you’re the type that thinks the party ISN’T worth the hangover… Whatever the case, we want to help you get prepared to have the best of both worlds this New Years […]Read More
Kaizen Protein – Our Staff Review
Kaizen Whey Kaizen is a premium quality New Zealand sourced whey protein that comes from pasture-raised cows! This protein contains no added sugar, gluten, artificial flavours, hormones, antibiotics or pesticides. In addition, their whey protein is extremely easy to digest, tastes delicious and mixes easily without a blender! To prove it, we got our staff […]Read More