Browsing Category : Health

Guest Post: Why sleep is more important than exercise or diet


Many people don’t get enough sleep because of their numerous obligations and they find it easier to postpone their sleeping in order to finish the job. However, less sleeping has a very bad effect on your mood and the ability to concentrate on your tasks. Step by step, it can damage your brain and your entire body. Sometimes being sleepless…

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health


Timing is such a funny thing. I recently had to take a course of antibiotics and I always try to keep the ‘good’ bacteria in my body going when taking antibiotics. I eat more almond yogurt with live bacterial cultures and drink a lot of kombucha. This time around, the timing couldn’t be better as a few days before I…

Springing into Health with Sisu


This spring and summer I am killing it when it comes to my health! I’m doing everything I can to feel good from the inside out and you can too! Here are a few ways I’m currently (or planning) to improve my health this summer. Morning Workouts Longtime readers know I cannot get up early enough to do workouts- most…

Superfood for the Skin


Algae on your face? Who would have thought that slimy green stuff that comes from the ocean would become the next super food supplement and a moisturizing lotion ingredient? Crazy, yet it is actually making a splash among consumers! Karen Dermo Cosmetic Moisturizing Lotion (by New Brunswick-based Blugenics Innovations) contains phytoplankton– also known as microalgae – which is packed with antioxidants, vitamins,…

Phytoplankton for Health


I love to learn about the latest trends in health and nutrition and I feel like the theme of 2017 so far has been health benefits from the algae! When I was approached by Canadian company, Blugenics Karen Phytoplankton, to investigate the health benefits of phytoplankton I was intrigued. What is it? Phytoplankton – found in the ocean and considered…