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6 Easy Berry Bushes for Your Canadian Garden

6 Easy Berry Bushes for Your Canadian Garden

Berry bushes bring nutritious sweetness into your edible landscape. There are suitable varieties for every size of yard or patio, from fence climbers to patio pots. They’re usually planted in Spring and grow almost anywhere in Canada, so you’ll often find them in garden centres this time of year.

What are the Health Benefits of Maple Syrup?

What are the Health Benefits of Maple Syrup?

Sap running is a very Canadian sign of Spring! Families visit their local sugar bush to learn about the process of making maple syrup, while children enjoy the taste of maple taffy and maple sugar candy. It may come as a surprise that such a sweet indulgence could be good for us, but it is.

10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies

10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies

Allergies ruin Spring for many Canadians. While most people are excited to see grass, leaves and flowers, those of us with “Hay Fever” know they signal weeks of misery to come. Before you head to the drug store to stock up on allergy medication, you may want to try some natural alternatives.

Holistic Lifestyle Tips For Natural Health And Well-Being

Holistic Lifestyle Tips For Natural Health And Well-Being

By Diane Bossé If you’re reading this, I already know that you’re interested in improving your life and making healthier choices along the way. And the good news is that living a healthier, holistic life is well within your reach. All you have to do is improve the choices you make.

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

It has been a bad year for the flu so far in Canada, particularly for Influenza A (H3N2) and an anticipated Coronavirus outbreak. Even those who received the flu shot are coming up short on defenses with new flu strains. Any natural defense we can use to boost our immune system will go a long […]

5 Ways Raw Canadian Honey Can Improve Your Health

5 Ways Raw Canadian Honey Can Improve Your Health

When it comes to honey, many people think of it simply as a way to sweeten some foods and beverages, but it can do so much more than that. Raw honey, specifically, has many healing abilities and health benefits, aside from just tasting great. That has inspired scientists to research it as an alternative for […]

6 Herbs that Boost Your Brain Power

6 Herbs that Boost Your Brain Power

There is no body part more taxed by today’s hectic lifestyle than the brain. We must have vast amounts of knowledge and be constantly learning. Everything has to be retained, recalled, processed, analyzed, and applied at lightening speed. Both the left and the right side of the brain are relentlessly called upon to perform at […]

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

The world is embracing natural, earth-friendly food and other products. Makeup has been slowly joining the movement, but often the “natural” claims are dubious at best.  Minimal control and oversight is applied to the makeup industry, leaving the door open for dangerous chemicals to sneak their way onto your skin and into your body. Many […]

Natural Herbal Supplements for Diabetes

Natural Herbal Supplements for Diabetes

Most people have come to recognize the benefits of natural cures, including medical professionals. Herbal supplements have become more and more popular in recent years, as have the research behind their recommendation for specific conditions. With Type II Diabetes becoming an epidemic in North America, a lot of focus has been placed on the natural […]

Mix Seaweeds for Max Benefits (Infographic)

Mix Seaweeds for Max Benefits (Infographic)

Naturally-sourced, complete nutrients from whole food have been found to be much more beneficial to us than synthetic supplements.  Many people are discovering the amazing benefits of seaweed and algae as a complete, natural nutrition supplement for the whole family. I sneak it into everything you can imagine, from soup to spaghetti sauce.