Obesity and Body Mass Index

Stats, Stats and more Stats According to Statistics Canada, two out of every three adults are either overweight or obese. Poor eating habits and physical inactivity are critical concerns to public health…. Read More

Water Quantity

Are you drying up? Our bodies are primarily dependent on water to function. Water makes up 60% of our body weight. Every system in our body uses water to carry nutrients to… Read More

Prescription Drugs

Things to Consider The use and abuse of drugs is prevalent throughout history. Natural product extracts from botanical plants provided the main source of medicines in the early centuries. In the later… Read More


A Love Hate Relationship We all know that exercise is encouraged as a natural means of disease prevention. The World Health Organization has identified physical inactivity as the fourth leading risk factor… Read More


A Dirty History According to the Center of Disease Control, washing one’s hands on a regular basis is the most effective and overlooked way to prevent infection. It was not until 1847,… Read More

Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

Nutrient Essentials Vitamins Vitamins are organic substances that your body needs for normal growth and development. They are necessary for health, general well-being and vitality. There are 13 essential vitamins required by… Read More

Diet & Food Allergies

The food selections we make have an important impact on health. The phrase that “you are what you eat” continues to be an accurate statement. The idea that food affects one’s health… Read More